Hospitality - Cushman & Wakefield

Hospitality

The unique complexities of the hospitality industry demand a constant balancing of operational business property issues with ROI-driven capital investment decisions.

Working in seamless partnership with our hospitality consultancy colleagues across the globe, our team of dedicated lodging professionals blends operational and capital markets expertise to deliver complete hospitality capital markets solutions. These include Asset-Level Financing, Investment Sales, and Equity Capitalization services to public, private and institutional owners and investors.

We will provide targeted advisory and a focused plan that will result in the achievement of your financing, investment or sales objective.
We work with all major brands of franchise-affiliated full and limited-services hotels and resorts, independent boutiques, conference centers and venues, spas, gaming, golf and destination resorts, fractional ownership and timeshare properties and mixed use developments with a hotel component.

Asset-level financing

If you are seeking to finance or refinance a hotel property or project, we will identify capital sources that best meet your needs.

Investment sales

If you are looking to sell a hotel property to a third party, we will help you maximize your return and minimize any risks.

Equity capitalization

If you are seeking joint venture equity to capitalize an acquisition or recapitalize an existing structure, we will find suitable investors based on your requirements.

How Can We Help?


Market advice

Our experts will provide the very latest market intelligence in working with you to develop and successfully execute a plan to achieve your financing, investment or sale objectives. We will also explain that plan in the context of past cycles, current sentiment and future outlook.

Execution management

We will be hands-on and focused in the execution of your assignment and in our partnership with you, our valued client. We will monitor progress, adapt to changes in the marketplace, be aware of additional execution opportunities, and keep you informed at all times.

Adding Value – the Advantages of Our Approach


Strategic advisory

We will provide you with strategic advice and execution services customized to your stated needs, requirements and the specifically involved real estate assets.

Global resources

Our market-leading resources, in-depth capital-raising knowledge and a global network bring you more and better choices of lenders, investors and buyers.

Experience and nimbleness

Our approach will always combine the depth of our knowledge and experience with a full awareness of emerging market trends and forecasts to provide the most comprehensive assessments and best strategies.

Experience and Resources


In the Americas, Cushman & Wakefield Equity, Debt & Structured Finance has an established full-time team focused on the lodging and leisure industry. They are regularly in contact with their hospitality associates across the globe, giving them exceptional local and international knowledge and reach.

Over recent years, we have advised on over $16 billion of hospitality debt, sale and equity transactions including acquisitions, asset sales, construction and renovation financing, asset recapitalization, refinancing, joint ventures and note sales. This considerable experience in underwriting and executing complex, structured transactions at all levels has greatly benefited our clients.