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Hotels & Hospitality

Our dedicated hotels and hospitality experts partner with investors, owners and operators in Australasia and around the globe to support and shape investment strategies that deliver maximum value, throughout the entire lifecycle of an asset.

​Operating as one cohesive team, whereby cross-border activity and interaction is central in our day-to-day business, JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group presents a seasoned and comprehensive approach to every task. Our obsessive and dedicated nature has been key in establishing and maintaining our leading position in the Australasian hotel investment market. 

Covering Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, our team of hotel specialists know the local landscape inside and out. We also have the strongest regional presence in Asia with seven offices, all unambiguously part of our team. 

When you have the scale, experience, depth of offer and the people that we do, you’re pretty certain that you’ll get a job well done.

And we deliver results: In the last three years, the Australasian team completed more transactions than any other hotels and hospitality real estate advisor in the region totalling circa AUD4.6 billion, while also valuing approximately AUD20 billion of hotel assets and providing asset management advice to over 20 properties.

Our value add:

  • Research

    With more than 20 years of Australian trading and investment research, the Hotels & Hospitality Group offers an unrivalled understanding of local hotel market dynamics. We have contributed to over 30 hotel investment research reports and industry presentations over the past three years, and provided specialist consultancy advice to a wide spectrum of clients.

  • Connected

    The Hotels & Hospitality Group operates as one cohesive team whereby cross-border activity and interaction forms an essential part of our daily business. Such interaction has been central in establishing and maintaining our market leading position in the Australasian hotel investment market. Our team of hotel specialists cover all of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific ​Islands.

Client focus

  • Long, loyal and successful relationships mean we know our clients’ needs and challenges and pursue their interests above all else.



News and research

VIDEO: APPD | hotel market update Q4 2016

Bright spots in hotel real estate landscape in Asia Pacific

Frank Sorgiovanni, Head of Research, Asia Pacific, Hotels & Hospitality Group, discusses the latest market trends within the hotels and hospitality sector in 4Q16

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VIDEO: Service with a smile: Diversity, retention and acquisition of Australia’s hospitality labour force

Where is the Hotel industry going to recruit all the specialist labour to operate these new hotels?

Australia is in the midst of its largest ever hotel expansion, with up to one hundred new hotels on the drawing board, but where is the Hotel industry going to recruit all the specialist labour to operate these new hotels? Ross Beardsell, Hotel & Project Development Services at JLL, and Peter Hook discuss the challenges and solutions ahead for staffing Australia’s growing hospitality industry

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REPORT: Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Highlights H1 2016

Off-market hotel deals driving transaction volume

Japan, Australia and Mainland China led Asia Pacific in terms of hotel investment volume in H1 2016. Despite the relatively sharp pricing in first tier cities, there remains significant appetite from investors for deals in markets with strong domestic and international visitation fundamentals.

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VIDEO: Australian Hotel Investment Market Overview July 2016

Australian hotel transaction volumes hit an all-time record in 2015

Australian transaction volumes have steadily increased post GFC, however have shown signs of constraint in H1 2016. How many hotels have sold? Where is investment originating from? For all the numbers, answers and in-depth analysis talk to JLL.

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