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Alam Pirani

Executive Managing Director | Hotels | Canada & Caribbean

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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 Type
Hotel

My Team

Expert/Featured Research
Mar 8, 2021
INNvestment Canada Hotel Market Report Q4 2020
Challenging hotel operating conditions continued into Q4 as a second wave of COVID-19 brought renewed travel restrictions and shelter in place orders. With vaccine programs now rolling out across the country, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Download our latest report which features an article from the Hotel Association of Canada on current government liquidity programs as well as Colliers Hotels' 2020 hotel transaction highlights.
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Nov 25, 2020
INNvestment Canada Hotel Report Q3 2020
Eight months into the global pandemic, much of the Canadian hotel industry remains in a precarious position. Market uncertainty and softening operating performance continued to subdue the transaction market with the bulk of Q3 activity from acquisitions for alternate use.
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Aug 7, 2020
INNvestment Canada Hotel Report Q2 2020
The second quarter was perhaps the toughest on record for hotel owners and operators; however, emerging indicators and continued re-openings across the country mark a shift from survival to recovery mode.
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Expert/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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