Senior Director of CBRE Hotels
Robert Chess is a Senior Director of CBRE Hotels with principal responsibility for hotel valuations across the UK. Specialising in Hotel Valuations, Robert has 25 years of extensive experience in the corporate real estate business. Prior to joining CBRE Hotels Robert had spent over 20 years in private practice in various roles including National Head of the Licensed Leisure and Hotels team at Chesterton. Robert’s involvement in the sector has seen him value hotels across the UK and many European countries. He is also a member of the RICS President’s panel of Arbitrators dealing with complex rental disputes. Robert has acted as an Expert Witness on a number of occasions and is often called upon to speak at conferences and to lecture on hotel valuations. In his current role, Robert has led and been involved with a number of high profile single asset and portfolio valuations. He is also engaged in a number of arbitrations both as Expert and as Arbitrator. Robert attained a BSc (Hons) degree in Urban Estate Surveying is a registered valuer and Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS).