Published on : Thursday, November 25, 2021
Chris Ely has been appointed the Head of Hotel Asset Management and Operator Selection Busines at CBRE Hotels in Asia.
Chris has more than 20 years of experience as a hotelier and asset manager. He was most recently Vice President (Business Development and Asset Management) of Next Story Group (NSG), where he was responsible for developing and executing NSG’s regional development plans.
He also oversaw the asset management of NSG’s hotel portfolio which comprised assets across Australia and South East Asia including co-working spaces. Prior to that, he held senior managerial positions at JLL, Outrigger Hotels & Resorts and the Jumeirah Group.
At CBRE, Chris’ role will involve working with clients to unlock value from hotel and hospitality assets, enhance profitability and align stakeholders behind investment objectives. Chris Ely joins an expanding team of hotel industry veterans at CBRE and will be part of the firm’s Asia Pacific Hotels & Hospitality leadership committee.