Jonathan Hubbard

Head of Hospitality EMEA • United Kingdom

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Jonathan Hubbard

Head of Hospitality EMEA • United Kingdom


Jon has over 30 years’ experience of the hospitality sector across EMEA, dealing with a wide range of hotel assets, from budget to luxury, and across capital markets, development, valuation and advisory service lines.

He has executed and led both single asset and large portfolio valuations in multiple jurisdictions across EMEA.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield in 2017 to head up the Hospitality team in EMEA, Jon had responsibility for Investor Services and the valuation and advisory teams across EMEA at JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group, as well as leading the businesses in the Middle East & Africa and Northern Europe.

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Touchwood
Ardent Completes Touchwood Acquisition and Names New Asset Management and Leasing team

The Ardent Companies (Ardent), the US-based real estate investment and asset management firm, has completed the acquisition of Touchwood shopping centre in Solihull from Lendlease Retail Partnership (LLRP).

22/07/2021

Adam Lowe
Adam Lowe Joins Cushman & Wakefield To Drive Dedicated Primary Care Service

New joiner from Assura Plc to lead specialist offering within the firm’s UK Healthcare team

21/07/2021

Ahead Partnership
Cushman & Wakefield Signs Up to Help Boost Future Skills

Cushman & Wakefield is the latest forward-thinking employer to join the likes of PwC, Arcadis and Pinsent Masons in a highly successful West Midlands business, professional and financial services (BPFS) careers initiative.

07/07/2021

Marcus Wood
Marcus Wood Rejoining Cushman & Wakefield as Head of Retail Capital Markets

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Marcus Wood as Head of UK Retail Capital Markets.

05/07/2021

Skygate
Cushman & Wakefield Completes Sale of The Very Group's East Midlands Hub

Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Markets team has completed the sale of Skygate, The Very Group’s distribution centre in Kegworth, Derby on behalf of Trenport Property Holdings Group.

01/07/2021

Responsible Property Management Toolkit Launched
Responsible Property Management Toolkit Launched

The Responsible Property Management Toolkit (RPMT), a joint initiative of the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) and Managing Agents Partnership (MAP), launched earlier this month with Cushman & Wakefield as a key contributor to its development. 

30/06/2021

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Logistics Joiners
Cushman & Wakefield Expands UK Logistics & Industrial Team with Senior Hires

Cushman & Wakefield has strengthened its national logistics & industrial team with the appointment of senior hires, David Binks and Roger Reid. 

17/06/2021

Twickenham Gateway
Cushman & Wakefield’s Residential Capital Markets Team Close Twickenham Gateway Deal

Cushman & Wakefield’s Residential Capital Markets team has advised Solum – the joint venture between Kier Property and Network Rail - on the off-market disposal of its Twickenham Gateway development to Meadow Partners.  

08/06/2021

James Woodhead
Use of Self Storage Space in the UK Reaches Record Level

SERVICES

Hospitality

The hospitality industry is changing. From disruptive technology to the shifting definition of what a hotel can be, hospitality advisers require not only real estate and operational expertise, but insight into the future.

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Hospitality Capital Markets

Our Hospitality Capital Markets team provides a complete advisory service to investors, whether buying, selling or managing their capital within the hotel sector. We combine operational expertise with up-to-the-minute real estate knowledge – and members of our capital markets team have advised on transactions worth well over €6.0 bn across EMEA.

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Hospitality Valuation

Our Hospitality Valuation & Advisory team deals exclusively with hotel and hospitality assets. Using our real estate, hotel operations, finance and asset management knowledge, we work with global institutions, lenders, operators, investors and individuals, providing valuations for transactional, lending and regulatory purposes.

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Investor and Developer Services

Our team has market leading insight and experience having been involved in Development Advisory and Operator Selection processes on the most important hotel developments schemes across Europe

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Insights

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Insights • Hospitality

COVID-19 Impacts on Hospitality

An update on the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on hospitality real estate in Europe. 2020 saw the European hotel market recording an unprecedented RevPAR decline in 2020, down by 70% to approximately €24. Despite this some deals are still coming through.
Bořivoj Vokřínek • 08/03/2021
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Insights • Hospitality

How can the Hotel Sector support the NHS

Jonathan Hubbard • 30/04/2020
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Insights • Hospitality

Hospitality Challenges

Two months ago, the conversations around the UK hospitality sector were focused on exciting new brands, the undisputed positives of long-term global demographic and tourism trends and how best to package product to satisfy the increasing appetite from institutional capital seeking to capitalise on the secure long term income provided by the sector.
Jonathan Hubbard • 07/04/2020
Realising Real Estate Podcast
Insights • Retail

Realising Real Estate Podcast

Join our Cushman & Wakefield hosts Lottie Tollman and Richard Womack and listen to Realising Real Estate, the podcast that covers the spectrum of real estate. They will be discussing what's happening in the UK property markets with a wide range of experts. 

15/07/2021
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Insights • Investment

Infographic: Choose Your Next Shared Service Centre in Line with Your Business Drivers

Shared Service Centre and Contact Centre operations, established markets in Central and Eastern Europe, such as Krakow, Budapest, Bucharest and Warsaw remain the top foreign investment destinations.
Dimitris Vlachopoulos • 14/07/2021
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Insights

Futures Cut - Hybrid reality

Sign up to Futures Cut - the regular blog from Richard Pickering, Chief Strategy Officer, UK - a personal view of the evolving role of real estate in a world of technological, social and business change.
Richard Pickering • 13/07/2021
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Research • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre Update

Many large operators have secured new investors for further expansion as the race to develop fully continental platforms continues.
Kevin Imboden • 08/07/2021
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Insights • Investment

Infographic: Choose Your Next Logistics Hub in Line with Your Business Driver

Understanding the most recent trends in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) can help to identify which locations are attractive for corporates’ operations by sector.
Dimitris Vlachopoulos • 30/06/2021
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Insights • Investment

Infographic: Choose Your Next European Tech Hub in Line with Your Business Drivers

Understanding the most recent trends in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) can help to identify, by sector, which locations are most attractive for corporates’ operations.
Dimitris Vlachopoulos • 15/06/2021
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Research • Workplace

Regional UK Office Market: Sector Resilience

This research examines the resilience of key business sectors in the regional UK office space market and includes a UK Regional Risk Index.  
Patrick Scanlon • 14/06/2021
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Insights • Investment

The EMEA Investor Update

A regular update on the commercial real estate investment scene in Europe.
James Young • 25/05/2021
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MarketBeat • Insights

UK MarketBeat

Cushman & Wakefield MarketBeat reports analyse quarterly UK commercial property activity across office, retail and industrial real estate sectors as well as the Central London residential market. Find data on supply, demand and pricing trends at the market and submarket levels.
19/05/2021

UK INSIGHTS

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Insights • Economy

UK Real Estate Market View

A regular update on the commercial real estate market in the UK.
Greg Mansell • 15/10/2020
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Insights • Investment

The EMEA Investor Update

A regular update on the commercial real estate investment scene in Europe.
James Young • 25/05/2021
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Insights • Occupier

The EMEA Occupier Update

A regular update on what's impacting real estate occupiers across EMEA. 
James Maddock • 20/04/2021
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Research

UK SELF STORAGE ANNUAL REPORT 2021

The Self Storage Association UK Annual Industry Report provides a comprehensive overview into the self storage sector.
Philip Macauley • 18/05/2021
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Insights • Technology

The Impact of Technology on Real Estate

Technology has created huge changes to the property markets and real estate industry in 2020. We asked Chris Hancocks from our Futures team, and Ross Hodges from our Global Innovation Hub what they see as the proptech to watch in 2021. 

Chris Hancocks • 04/11/2020
Flexible Workspace
Insights • Coworking

Valuation of Flexible Workspace

With flexible workspace now considered a vital component of the workplace ecosystem, how should landlords successfully value a flexible workspace proposition?
10/09/2020
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Podcast • Technology

What's Next in Corporate Real Estate Podcast

Kadine James, Creative Tech Lead at Hobs 3D, discusses the influence that technology is having on property and how we do our jobs in better, more focused ways.
21/09/2020
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Insights • Office

Coworking UK Report

Our latest report “Coworking 2020: What’s Next on the Flexible Workspace Horizon?” explores how the UK Flexible Workspace sector could help play a key role in the recovery after COVID-19.

15/10/2020
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Insights

Defining The Retirement Living Sector

In partnership with The British Property Federation (BPF) this report looks at the UK undersupply of housing with care schemes, self-contained homes that have the capacity to provide care, yet allow residents to continue living independently.
Greg Mansell • 21/10/2020
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Insights

Futures Cut - Hybrid reality

Sign up to Futures Cut - the regular blog from Richard Pickering, Chief Strategy Officer, UK - a personal view of the evolving role of real estate in a world of technological, social and business change.
Richard Pickering • 13/07/2021
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Insights • Occupier

Digital Economy Act and Break Clauses

In the two years since the Digital Economy Act 2017 came into effect, it is clear that it is causing considerable alarm to occupiers looking to issue break notices, as the ability to break may now be jeopardised.
Alex Charlesworth • 02/04/2020
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Insights • Economy

Brexit Trade Negotiations and What They Mean for Businesses

Like COVID-19, Brexit has major implications for businesses across the country whatever the outcome of the negotiations. 
Richard Coleman • 04/11/2020

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