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Canadian Hotel Market Update Webinar 1 - State of the Industry

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Colliers Hotels and CFO Capital are collaborating with lodging industry participants across Canada for a series of webinars to provide support and direction as we move through the difficult effects of COVID-19. Each webinar will feature a different panel of hotel owners as well as industry experts that will explore topics such as:

  • Best practices for operating in this environment.
  • Issues around dealing with the significant decline in business, cost-cutting measures and contemplating closures of properties. 
  • Approach to valuing hotels today.
  • Liquidity in the debt market.
  • Overall investment sentiment.
  • Applying the lessons learned from SARS and other events that caused disruption.
Join Our Panelists:
  • Brian Flood - Cushman
  • Carrie Russell - HVS
  • Deepack Ruparell - Silver Hotel Group
  • George Kosziwka - InnVest Hotels
  • Kenny Gibson - Sunray Group
  • Mark Kay - CFO Capital

Moderated by: Alam Pirani - Colliers Hotels

For More Information, Please Contact:

Alam Pirani

Executive Managing Director | Hotels | Canada & Caribbean

Toronto Downtown

Alam Pirani is Executive Managing Director of Colliers 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.

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