Colliers International has appointed Paul Barrasford as a director in its London and South East Hotels team. Paul joins the company with 15 years’ experience following previous roles at Savills and Christie & Co.

Julian Troup, Head of UK Hotels Agency at Colliers International said: “Paul brings a wealth of hotels experience and will complement our 40-strong existing team well. Client demand is increasing in the South East and we see a real opportunity to expand our business in that area.”

Paul BarrasfordColliers International has the largest wholly dedicated Hotels team in the UK, and, having sold more than 80 hotels during 2012 and is one of the most successful. 

Paul Barrasford added: “There are some superb opportunities in the current market and demand is particularly strong for hotels within striking distance of London. 

“Colliers has brokered some major corporate instructions in recent times and this side of the business is set to grow further as the benefits of the company’s globalisation firmly take root.”