Charles is Managing Director of HVS Hodges Ward Elliott the hotel brokerage and investment banking division of HVS. Operating within the European marketplace, HVS Hodges Ward Elliott acts on behalf of its clients in the sale and financing of hotels. Assignments include individual assets and portfolios, with transactions having been successfully concluded in most major European markets.
A qualified Chartered Surveyor, he has worked throughout his career in the real estate industry, specialising during the last 20 years in the hotel sector as a director of HVS. Having worked on projects throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East, he has a unique knowledge of global hotel markets and hotel concepts. He has led HVS’s activities in the acquisition, sale and financing of hotels, portfolios and development projects.
Charles is a frequent speaker on the international hotel industry and on topics relating specifically to the valuation of and investment in hotels, the transaction market and hotel financing.