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Alia Bostaji of Colliers earns Certified Hotel Appraiser (CHA) designation

Columbia, SC – Alia Bostaji, a hotel investment sales broker with Colliers | South Carolina, has earned the Certified Hotel Appraiser (CHA) certification, the world’s only valuation certification recognizing the unique knowledge and skills needed to value hotels. This certification will further Bostaji’s skills to analyze the hotel market, using a modern hotel valuation methodology along with Hotel Valuation Software which is used by thousands of hotel appraisers and valuers around the world. 

Bostaji is based in Colliers’ Columbia office and is a member of Colliers’ national Hotels Practice Group which consists of commercial real estate brokers specializing in lodging property transactions.

“Hotel valuation is a critical skill that allows Alia to be the go-to hotel real estate expert in South Carolina and Colliers is proud to have a broker with this credential on our team,” said David Lockwood, Executive Vice President and COO of Colliers | South Carolina. 

Bostaji has also earned the Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA). She is a candidate for the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation and a candidate for the Castell Leadership Program through the American Hotel & Lodging Foundation. She is a member of CREW Midlands (Commercial Real Estate Women), American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA), National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), South Carolina REALTORS® Association (SCRA) and Central Carolina REALTORS® Association (CCRA). She is currently a Sergeant of the Rotary Club of Lexington. 

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Alia Bostaji

Hotel and Investment Sales


I specialize in the purchase and sale of hotels and hospitality properties. My responsibilities include representing owners and users in the acquisition and disposition of hotel properties and hotel site development. I am a big believer in the power of networking and relationships, connecting my clients with opportunities inside and outside of South Carolina.

I am a member of the Colliers National Hospitality Group, specializing in franchise negotiations, financing, rebranding and marketing from startup properties as well as turn-around investments. Some of these clients include large private and public REITs, management companies, lenders and services and owners/operators of hotel properties throughout the United States.

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