Alam Pirani

Executive Managing Director | Hotels

Greater Toronto Area
181 Bay Street, Suite #1400
Toronto, ON M5J 2V1
+1 416 643 3414
+1 416 562 6665
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Professional Summary

Alam leads the team of professionals responsible for hotel investment advisory services in Canada and specific markets in Latin America/Caribbean. Alam’s specialized experience is in sourcing equity and debt capital for hotel and leisure investments, negotiating management and joint venture agreements, as well as valuation analysis for hotel and leisure-related assets. Since joining Colliers in 1991, Alam has been directly involved in portfolio and single asset and debt transactions with a market capitalization of over $4.6 billion, acting on behalf of REIT’s, public companies, institutional investors, opportunity/investment funds and private capital sources.

Alam's experience includes:

  • Recognized leader in the Canadian hotel real estate market with experience spanning a multitude of lodging property types and classes across the country.
  • Current member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants, represented by some 200 of the industry's most respected professionals from across six continents.
  • Hotel and leisure consultant with Laventhol & Horwath, where he advised clients on development, valuation and strategic planning in the lodging industry.
  • Guest speaker and moderator at numerous industry conferences, market updates and other engagements, in addition to being widely quoted in the media.
  • Various operations capacities with hotel companies and a private real estate investment/development company.
  • Undergraduate degree from Ryerson University - Hospitality & Tourism Management.


Notable Single Asset Transactions:
  • Calgary Marriott Hotel, Calgary, AB
  • Chimo Hotel, Ottawa, ON
  • Delta Beausejour, Moncton, NB
  • Delta Bow Valley, Calgary, AB
  • Delta Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa, Victoria, BC
  • Delta Vancouver Suites, Vancouver, BC
  • Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Barbados
  • Fairmont Newfoundland, St. John’s, NF
  • Four Points by Sheraton Montreal Centre-Ville, Montreal PQ
  • Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa, Harrison Hot Springs, BC
  • Hilton Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • Hilton Garden Inn & Ajax Convention Centre, Ajax, ON
  • Hilton Garden Inn & Homewood Suites Toronto/Burlington, Burlington ON
  • Hilton Windsor, Windsor, ON
  • Holiday Inn Select Downtown, Quebec City, PQ
  • Holiday Inn Select Oakville, Oakville, ON
  • Marriott Chateau Champlain, Montreal, PQ
  • Marriott Residence Inn Centreville, Montreal, PQ
  • Millcroft Inn & Spa, Alton, ON
  • Novotel Hotel, Princeton, NJ
  • Pan Pacific Hotel & World Trade Centre, Vancouver, BC
  • Radisson Suite Hotel Winnipeg Airport, Winnipeg, MN
  • Regal Constellation Hotel, Toronto, ON
  • Sheraton Centre Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • Sheraton Grande Edmonton Hotel, Edmonton, AB
  • Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel, Toronto, ON

Notable Portfolio Transactions:

  • Fairmont Canadian Hotel & Resort Portfolio
  • FelCor Canadian Hotel Portfolio
  • Meristar Canadian Hotel Portfolio
  • North American Trust Hotel & Loan Portfolio
  • RHK Hotel Portfolio
  • Venture Inn Portfolio
  • Vista Hotel Portfolio
  • Vrancor Staybridge Suites/Holiday Inn Express Portfolio



Hospitality & Tourism Management, Ryerson University

Service Lines

Brokerage: Landlord Representation

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Memberships and Affiliations

International Society of Hospitality Consultants, Toronto Real Estate Board, Ontario Real Estate Association, Canadian Real Estate Association

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