David has over 25 years’ hotel consultancy experience, developing a broad range of skills and expertise as well as wide project and geographical experience, with particular emphasis on project market, financial and investment appraisal and strategy development.
Taking a lead role in client advisory work, David assists clients with hotel projects across all market sectors and levels. In addition to advising owners on the sourcing, selection and subsequent negotiation of hotel management contracts, he acts as an expert witness, with particular experience of planning appeals. David advises clients on new hotel projects and concepts and has extensive experience of helping clients to develop their existing hotel portfolios – as well as advising on individual and group acquisition projects.
Prior to joining CBRE Hotels, David was Deputy Managing Director of and a major shareholder in TRI Hospitality Consulting, a position he held from 2000 up to the time that the firm was acquired by CBRE Hotels.
A graduate in hotel management from Bournemouth University, David is a Registered Marketer and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Institute of Hospitality. David is a regular industry commentator and conference speaker and sits on the Executive Committee of the Hotel Property Network and Hotel Marketing Association.
Advising the UK’s largest airport operator on hotel development and capacity issues at the country’s key strategic airports.
Advising an investor to formulate their optimum hotel development options on a strategic central London hotel site, involving the assessment of a range of alternative proposals.
Responsible for the original market and financial feasibility appraisals for One Aldwych and The Hoxton hotels.
Preparing market and financial appraisals of a portfolio of projects for an expanding hotel brand as part of its refinancing objectives.
David BaileySenior DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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