Alam Pirani

Alam Pirani

Executive Managing Director | Hotels | Canada & Caribbean

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About

Professional Summary

Alam Pirani is Executive Managing Director of Colliers International Hotels based in the Toronto office. He leads the team of professionals responsible for hotel investment advisory services in Canada and the Caribbean and is an Executive Member of the Colliers Global Hotel Team. Alam’s specialized experience is in sourcing equity and debt capital for hotel and leisure investments and providing strategic advisory services 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 $10.0 billion in Canada and over $3.0 billion in the Caribbean acting on behalf of REIT’s, public companies, institutional investors, opportunity/investment funds and private capital sources.

Prior to joining Colliers, Alam was with the hotel and leisure time industries consulting firm of Laventhol & Horwath, where he was involved in advising clients on development, valuation and strategic planning in the lodging industry. Alam has also worked in various operations capacities with hotel companies and with a private real estate investment/development company. Alam received his formal education in Hospitality & Tourism Management at Ryerson University.

Accomplishments

- Recognized leader in the Canadian hotel real estate market with experience spanning a multitude of lodging property types and classes across the country.

- Executive member of Colliers’ Global Hotel Team.

- Guest speaker and moderator at numerous industry conferences, market updates and other engagements, in addition to being widely quoted in the media.

- Current member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants, represented by some 200 of the industry’s most respected professionals from across six continents.

Education

Hospitality & Tourism Management, Ryerson University

Memberships & Involvements

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

Clients

InnVest Hotels, Sunray Group of Hotels, China Construction America, Westmont Hospitality Group, Easton's Group of Hotels, Vrancor Group Inc., Oxford, Silver Hotel Group, Northland Group, CWB, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Highgate, Jesta Group, Timbercreek

Services

Service Lines
Property Sales
Property Types
Hotel

My Team

My Team

Featured Research
Feb 14, 2019
Hotel INNvestment Canada Report Q4 2018
Strong national demand trends continue to support Canada’s lodging sector with investors remaining optimistic about the hotel asset class in 2019. Download the Hotel INNvestment Canada Q4 Report for results of the Canadian Hotel Investment Sentiment Survey and a 2018 Transaction Preview.
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Nov 21, 2018
Hotel INNvestment Canada Report Q3 2018
Q3 saw approximately $267 million of lodging transactions across Canada, pushing the year-to-date total to over $1.1 billion. Download the Hotel INNvestment Canada Q3 Report which includes a real estate debt update contributed by RBC Capital Markets Equity Research and RBC Economics Research.
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Aug 14, 2018
Hotel INNvestment Canada Report Q2 2018
Overall hotel deal volume slowed year-over-year; however, trading of traditional product remained strong with rebounding sales activity in Western Canada. Download the Mid-Year Transaction Report which includes an analysis of year-to-date hotel investment activity across Canada.
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Featured News
Apr 21, 2020
Canadian Hotel Market Update Webinar #2 – Regional Perspectives
From coast-to-coast, Canada’s regional economies are as diverse as its geography. Hosted by Colliers Hotels and CFO Capital, the second webinar in the Canadian Hotel Market Update Series – Regional Perspectives brought together a diverse and experienced panel of hotel owners to discuss regional operational viewpoints from east to west in the COVID-19 environment.
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Apr 2, 2020
Canadian Hotel Market Update Webinar 1 - State of the Industry
Colliers Hotels and CFO Capital have come together with industry participants to provide an overview of what we are seeing today as we move through the effects of COVID19.
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May 29, 2018
Baha Mar Resort Wins Transaction of the Year 2017
Colliers Hotels is pleased to announce The Baha Mar Resort in Nassau, Bahamas was named Transaction of the Year 2017 by The Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS).
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