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Alia Bostaji of Colliers International earns Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics


Columbia, SC – Alia Bostaji, a Brokerage Associate with Colliers International | South Carolina, has earned the Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA), a globally recognized professional credential from the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute that validates advanced knowledge in hotel industry analytics including foundational metrics, definitions, formulas and methodologies.

Bostaji is a Brokerage Associate in Colliers’ Columbia office and is a member of the firm’s National Hospitality Group working with Colliers’ Zaver Hotels team. This group of commercial real estate brokers specializes in hotel property transactions.

“Hotel analytics 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 Chief Operating Officer of Colliers | South Carolina. 

Bostaji is also a member of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA), Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW), National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), South Carolina REALTORS® Association (SCRA), Central Carolina REALTORS® Association (CCRA) and the Lexington Chamber of Commerce.


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Alia Bostaji

Brokerage Associate


I specialize in the purchase and sale of hotels and hospitality properties. My responsibilities include representing owners and users in the sale and leasing of a variety of properties. Ever responsive to my clients’ needs, I assist them with their acquisition, disposition and leasing needs. 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. 

My previous experience as a female business owner and supporter of business development gives me unique insights into the needs of owners, investors and users, helping me to translate their needs into smart commercial real estate decisions. It has also taught me the value of the boots-on-the-ground approach. I believe in knowing my market by being in it day after day. As a woman who speaks three languages, I am a believer in serving clients who have not traditionally engaged with commercial real estate or who have larger international real estate goals.

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