Richard is a Partner in Cushman & Wakefield’s Hospitality team with over 25 years of Hotel industry experience. Richard leads the business Investor & Development Services team across Europe and is responsible for promoting the business and coordinating hotel assignments across the region. Richard has in depth knowledge of the sector and has led multiple capital markets and advisory assignments, applying his skills in numerous markets and has a particularly close understanding of the hotel development and investment arena.
A leading advisor to the hospitality sector, Richard has led successful projects including Soho House White City, Pullman Liverpool and Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam. Most recently he was involved in the sale of 5 Strand, London which will become a new luxury hotel. He leads a dedicated Hospitality team that combines real estate knowledge with practical hotel expertise which adds value for hotel investors, owners, operators, developers and financiers.
The team covers the full spectrum of advice in the hotel space including Valuation, Development and Brokerage services. The team has extensive experience in all market segments covering full and limited service hotels, boutique/lifestyle hotels, conference centres and venues, spas, gaming, golf and destination resorts, extended stay, fractional ownership and timeshare properties. From budget properties to luxury hotels!
Speaking at International Hospitality Investment Forum