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Global Hotel Desk


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Assets without boundaries.

​Investors are crossing borders in search of globally competitive real estate assets. So are we.

JLL's Global Hotel Desk (GHD) is an international team who bridge borders and cultures to match hotel property owners with the right buyer. The team is made up of the best deal makers and property marketers in the hospitality business, based across the world’s most sought after real estate investment markets. We take a collaborative cross-border approach to marketing a hotel asset, portfolio or platform, and have access to the largest pool of investors in the world.

Global market. Global clients. Local relationships.​

 Browse our latest research​​​​​

  • Global Hotel Research Hub

    Uncover the latest insights by market or compare the top markets with our comparison tool.

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  • Hotel Investment Outlook

    What's in store for 2016? The big stories: Consolidation, Single Assets and Secondary Markets.

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  • Hotel Investors - Where Next?

    How do the world's hotel markets stack up against each other? Our specialists combine data with unrivalled market knowledge to offer you exclusive insights.

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 Latest trends

  • US hotel market outlook

    Positive Outlook for US hotel market

    Key indicators of the U.S. hotel industry strength in Q2 2016 continue to suggest that the sector is stabilizing at normalized performance levels.​

    National occupancy remains stable at an historic high, and U.S. hotel transaction volume in Q2 2016 remained steady compared to deal activity recorded for the prior quarter.

  • hotel market

    Hotel investors head east in the UK capital​

    Hotel investors are branching out in London for their hotel asset management, heading to east of the UK capital and into less competitive segments, according to a new report.

    New infrastructure developments such as Crossrail and the Thameslink upgrade continue to drive regeneration and unlock interest in hidden corners of the capital.

  • Australia

    Australia’s aging hotels face new kids on the block​

    With numerous new hotels and serviced apartments projects in the pipeline, Australia’s older hotels are facing a big challenge.

    Many will have to re-invent themselves to compete with the new kids on the block or face closure as some did during the late 80s when a slew of new hotels left older hotels that hadn’t invested in refurbishments either to slash rates or endure a number of fallow years.


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