IHIF Interview: Derek Gammage, Chairman, CBRE Hotels EMEA

IHIF 2018

As the chairman of CBRE Hotels Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Derek Gammage oversees the group's international strategy, with a specific focus on high-value transactions in key gateway cities or markets.

At the International Hotel Investment Forum in Berlin earlier this year, Gammage talked about the challenges facing hoteliers in Europe, why private equity will be a big seller in 2018 (and what sector will be the biggest buyer), why Southern Europe is seeing significant conglomeration and where the biggest opportunities for growth lie. (Hint: They may not be where you expect them.)

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