JLL to further expand into the hotel market

Agata Janda joins JLL.

JLL, the leading advisory company, operating on the real estate market, is expanding its scope of hotel services in Poland. Agata Janda, who joined JLL at the beginning of 2018 as Head of Hotel Advisory, will be responsible for growing the JLL involvement in this sector.

JLL’s expanded hotel services in Poland combine investment advice, strategic advisory with regards to existing hotels and development sites, feasibility studies, operator search and selection, financial analysis and valuation. After the successful completion of sale transactions of Hotel Bristol and Hotel Westin, concluded with the participation of the international JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group, JLL aims to further strengthen their presence in Poland’s hotel investment sector.

"JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group is a global leader in the field of hotel investment advisory. The volume of investment transactions concluded in the last five years by JLL teams exceeded 77.5 billion USD. JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group has also advised on major hotel projects in Poland, such as Hotel Bristol and Hotel Westin, and will continue to do so. Establishing the local team in Warsaw will enable us to further grow our hotel presence in Poland in response to the dynamic development of this industry, especially in the investment field. This will also significantly add to the range of services and expertise offered by our country-wide commercial divisions. We are thrilled to welcome Agata Janda onboard. Her strong hotel experience and her UK background will be of great importance when supporting clients in this industry ", says Tomasz Trzósło, Managing Director, JLL Poland.

Agata Janda has over 10 years' experience in the real estate market. She has been providing hotel advisory services since 2010 when she joined Knight Frank Hotels in London. Her experience includes strategic consulting, valuation, feasibility studies, market reports, operator search and selection, and investment advice. Agata has advised on over 300 hotels in the UK and across Europe, working for lenders, owners, operators and investors. She represented major clearing banks, investment funds, sovereign wealth, HNWIs and international hotel groups. Her clients included Land Securities, Westmont Hospitality Group, JP Morgan, HSBC, Santander and Melia Hotels International. She provided advice on single assets and portfolios including Four Season and Bulgari Hotels in London, Hard Rock Hotel in Davos, Sheraton Congress Hotel in Frankfurt and Octopus Portfolio in Spain.

Agata graduated from The University of Economics in Kraków, as well as The University of Skövde in Sweden. She also holds a postgraduate diploma in surveying from The College of Estate Management in Reading, UK.

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