Jules van Gaalen

Director of Hotels / Transactions, Colliers International Hotels

Jules van Gaalen

Director of Hotels / Transactions, Colliers International Hotels

Biography

Jules is Director of Hotels / Transactions at Colliers International Hotels based in Amsterdam. As member of the EMEA Hotel Transaction team, he leads the team of professionals responsible for hotel investment advisory and transaction services in the Benelux and cross-border in EMEA.
Jules has over 20 years’ experience in real estate, hotel transaction advisory and asset management. Jules and his team of hotel investment professionals work cross-border in Europe, Middle East and Africa in close collaboration with the local teams accelerating the success of their clients.

Before rejoining Colliers in September 2018, Jules successfully founded and managed Eminent Real Estate (a boutique real estate family office). Before founding Eminent Real Estate Jules was Director of Capital Markets at Colliers International managing the Dutch investment services team out of the Amsterdam HQ with a clear focus on cross-border hotel transactions. Previously he was the Managing Partner of the Colliers Eindhoven office.

Jules studied Management, Economics & Law (BSc.) at the Fontys Hogeschool in Eindhoven, with a specialization in Real Estate. In 2001 he became a Sworn and Certified Real Estate Agent / Valuer. He also obtained a Bachelor Degree in 2002 at NOVAM/Fontys (Netherlands School for Real Estate Management). Jules was elected Qualified Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 2013.

EXPERTISE
Jules is known for seeing the big picture, his anticipation skills and providing insides about the hospitality investment future. He has a global view and a clear understanding of the drivers of the international hotel investment market. He offers ideas and an inventive approach to put a structure in place and make things happen. Jules provides his clients with the best level of service possible, exceeding their expectations.

SPECIALITIES
Hotels & Resorts Investment Advisory and Transaction Services, Hotel Portfolios, Multi-country assignments, Financial Analysis, Hotel Business Brokerage, M&A assignments, Asset Management.

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