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.

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. 
Bořivoj Vokřínek • 08/03/2021
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Insights • Hospitality

How can the Hotel Sector support the NHS?

With the enforced lock down, hotel owners and operators have been busy exploring ways in which to sustain some income from alternative demand sources, including offering rooms as accommodation for hospitals, staff in essential roles & also at times for patients.
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
Building
Insights • Sustainability

How to keep real estate relevant by repurposing buildings in a rapidly changing environment

The pandemic has been widely recognised as an accelerant to many changes which were already materialising across the real estate industry.  
David Tonks • 22/10/2021
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Insights • Retail

The Future of Retail, Leisure, Entertainment & Wellbeing

Feel Good - Insight into the changing world of retail & leisure and industry trends

Dominic Bouvet • 19/10/2021
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Insights • Occupier

Fit Out Cost Guide

Our London & South East Occupier Fit Out Cost Guide sets out average commercial fit out costs across a range of sectors, to help guide occupiers through the early stages of defining their relocation fit out budgets.
Greg Porter • 14/10/2021
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Research • Workplace

Experience per Square Foot™ (XSF)

Gain data and insights to move forward with confidence.
Bryan Berthold • 24/09/2021
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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 • 23/09/2021
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Research • Logistics

Warehousing to Address Supply Chain Disruptions

The importance of supply chain resilience has never been more apparent. As businesses look to reduce the vulnerability caused by disruption, we have seen a fundamental change in how and when they distribute goods.
David Hutchings • 13/09/2021
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Insights • Economy

Futures Cut - Reigniting Offices

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 • 23/08/2021
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Insights • Logistics

COVID-19 Impacts on Manufacturing & Supply Chain

An update on the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on manufacturing and supply chains.
Lisa Graham • 18/08/2021
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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.
10/08/2021

What's new

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Availability Of UK Logistics Space Falls To Record Low As Take Up And Investment Head For New Annual Highs

Demand for UK logistics and industrial space continues to power ahead with the 16.1 million sq ft taken in Q3 pushing availability to record lows, according to new data from Cushman & Wakefield

25/10/2021

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Cushman & Wakefield Appoints Head of Benelux Hotel Transactions

Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Dennis Leib as Head of Hotel Transactions for the Benelux region.

19/10/2021

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Cushman & Wakefield Makes 64 UK & Ireland Promotions

Recognition across Cushman & Wakefield’s UK&I-based business lines and Global Occupier Services

14/10/2021

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Leeds City Council completes sale at Logic Leeds

Disposal of Building One and Units 5 to 7 at West Yorkshire industrial and logistics hub generates a significant financial gain for the council.

23/09/2021

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Hove Build-to-Rent Scheme

Cushman & Wakefield’s Residential Capital Markets team has successfully secured a funding partner on behalf of Watkin Jones.

12/08/2021

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Cushman & Wakefield Makes Key Specialist Markets Appointments

Cushman & Wakefield has made three senior appointments in its UK Specialist Markets division which provides services to owners and operators of specialist assets.

27/07/2021

David Tonks
Cushman & Wakefield Announces Senior Recruit to Lead its Dedicated Repurposing Team

Cushman & Wakefield has made a major hire to lead its dedicated Repurposing team which is focused on delivery of repositioning services for under-performing assets.

26/07/2021

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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

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Insatiable Demand from E-Commerce Drives UK Logistics Take-Up to Record Levels

Demand for UK logistics and industrial space shows no sign of slowing down as take-up in Q2 continued to be buoyed by insatiable demand from e-commerce. 

13/07/2021

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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

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 • 23/09/2021
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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.
10/08/2021
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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

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 • Data Center

EMEA Data Centre MarketBeats | Autumn/Winter

Development continues across the core FLAP-D markets in ever-larger phases as companies continue their move off-premises and operators expand their data centres accordingly. Many of the hyperscale services have chosen to launch new products and expansions in these areas first, reflecting continued and potential demand over the next several years.
Kevin Imboden • 16/12/2020
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Research • Coworking

Coworking Trends

We outline the difference between the offers, along with market leading research on coworking trends across the world.
17/11/2020
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Article

Commercial Property

Dedicated to delivering effective services in the EMEA region. 
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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. 
Bořivoj Vokřínek • 08/03/2021
Reopening Hotels (image)
Insights • Hospitality

How can the Hotel Sector support the NHS?

With the enforced lock down, hotel owners and operators have been busy exploring ways in which to sustain some income from alternative demand sources, including offering rooms as accommodation for hospitals, staff in essential roles & also at times for patients.
Jonathan Hubbard • 30/04/2020
pillows on hotel double bed
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
Building
Insights • Sustainability

How to keep real estate relevant by repurposing buildings in a rapidly changing environment

The pandemic has been widely recognised as an accelerant to many changes which were already materialising across the real estate industry.  
David Tonks • 22/10/2021

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