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James Meng | Colliers | Phoenix

James Meng

Senior Vice President

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Professional Summary

As a senior vice president with Colliers, James Meng specializes in the exclusive representation of buyers and sellers of hospitality investment properties throughout the Western United States. in partnership with Jon Grantham, senior vice president; Mike Montoya, senior associate; and Ryan Wall, senior associate.

The team provides extensive advisory services and representation to clients in the disposition, management and acquisition of hospitality-related assets. They also advise companies and owners pursuing the monetization of real estate holdings through hospitality asset financing.

With comprehensive experience in hotel operations and a successful track record of investment sales, James understands the unique challenges and opportunities of hotel real estate/ He is adept at guiding owners and investors in developing short- and long-term acquisition and disposition strategies and in preparing for financing or portfolio restructuring.

Known for an in-depth understanding of the hospitality market and innate knowledge of hotel operations, the team leverages its operational and ownership experience to create significant value and upside for clients. Colliers provides one of the most prolific international platforms within the industry for foreign capital investment sales, enabling the team to maximize exposure for clients and provide a proven conduit to foreign capital.

James works closely with Colliers International’s Hotels Group, which provides significant local, regional, national and international market knowledge and expertise needed to produce world-class marketing campaigns.

With more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, James brings a thorough knowledge of trends and conditions that impact the hotel and hospitality investment market. Prior to joining Colliers, he was a hotel industry specialist and member of the national Hospitality Group with Marcus & Millichap. Previously, James was a managing partner at M&M Associates, LLC, specializing in hotel real estate investment and management services.

His extensive operational background includes general manager positions at Best Western, Clarion Hotel by Choice Hotels, Comfort Inn by Choice Hotels, Ramada Hotels by Wyndham, Red Lions Hotel by Hilton, Holiday Inn Suites by IHG, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, and select high-end boutique hotels in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area. As general manager, James oversaw and was responsible for all areas of the hotel operations.


  • 2018 – Colliers Everest Club, Top 10% of producers in the U.S.
  • 2018 - #3 Top Team, Colliers | Arizona
  • 2018 - #4 Top Producer, Colliers | Arizona
  • Completed more than $400 million in hotel transactions since 2014
  • 2015 - Associate Salesperson of the Year Award, Marcus & Millichap Phoenix


  • Bachelor of Arts, Applied Economics, State University of New York at Albany

Memberships & Involvements

  • Colliers Hotels Group
  • NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association


  • IHG
  • Marriott
  • Hilton
  • Choice Hotels
  • Wyndham Hotels
  • Best Western Hotels



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Featured News

Dec 2, 2020

Poco Diablo Resort in Sedona sells

The Poco Diablo Resort in Sedona was purchased by Bentley Legacy Holdings, LLC. The Plano, Texas-based owner plans to renovate the property and engaged Aimbridge Hospitality as manager. Jon Grantham, James Meng, Mike Montoya, Ryan Wall and Phil Breidenbach represented the Fort McDowell-Yavapai Nation in the sale.
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Oct 29, 2020

Ryan Wall joins hospitality team at Colliers International

Ryan Wall joined the hospitality team at Colliers International in Arizona, joining James Meng, Jon Grantham and Mike Montoya on the Phoenix-based team. The former head of Franchise Sales and Development in the Southwest for Radisson Hotel Group transitioned to brokerage of hospitality assets.
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