Global real estate advisor, Colliers International, has announced that it is to expand its specialist Hotels & Resorts Consultancy division team with the appointment of Michael O’Hare, as a Director in London.
Michael joins Colliers with over 25 years of experience in the international hotel sector and is a leading expert in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS countries, having specialised in this region for much of his career. He has had involvement in hotel projects in more than 50 cities in these markets and has moderated a number of key discussion panels dedicated for hotel development in Russia and CIS countries at forums.
In addition, Michael has directed assignments across the UK, in Western Europe, the Middle East and Latin America, attracting international interest in single asset and portfolio hotel projects, dealing with a broad range of clients from high net worth individuals to large international corporates.
He previously held positions at Horwath HTL, co-founded Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia and became a member of the company’s worldwide committee.
Michael O’Hare, Director in the Hotels & Resorts Consultancy team at Colliers International commented: “I look forward to leveraging my network of contacts to help expand Colliers’ hotel business globally and to ensure that the team continues to flourish and grow.”
Marc Finney, Head of Hotels & Resorts Consultancy said: “Michael will expand the national and global hotel consultancy offering, enabling the team to build and maintain long-term client relationships in Europe and Africa. He has a huge amount of credibility and a wealth of experience within the market which will complement the existing division, fulfilling our goal of providing our clients with exceptional service across the whole hotels sector.”