Joost Mees

Joost Mees

Head of Hotels | Benelux

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Professional Summary

Joost was the founder in 2002 of MD Hotel Investments, a succesfull niche hotel corporate finance advisory based in Amsterdam and the co-founder of European Hotel Capital, a private equity international hotel fund. Since June 2013 Joost joined Colliers in Amsterdam as Director Hotels and specialised in hotel developement advisory, operator search and hotel financing. 


Established over 800 million Euro on transactional services. Most interesting hotel developments are the conversion of an office building in Amsterdam to a 446 rooms Apollo Ramada and the development of the award winning citizenM in Rotterdam. Interesting current hotel assignments (Advisory, Operator Search and Selection and Sale) are The Sax in Rotterdam (160 rooms), Yotel in Amsterdam (204 rooms), The View (220 rooms),  Aloft Leidsche Rijn (210 rooms), Aloft The Hague (170 rooms). 


Master in Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam


HighBrook, Van der Valk Investments, Accor Invest, Omnam, Parklane, Odyssey Hotel Group, FRED Development, Being Development, AM, Vastint, Blauwhoed, Zoku, BAM, Indoor Golf Arena, ASR, Lingotto, Maarsen Groep, Maasstede, Ping Properties, Van Wijnen, NH Hoteles, Impacgt Vastgoed, Hampshire Hotels, ING Bank, INVESCO Real Estate, Eden Hotel Group, Vondel Hotels


Business Brokerage, Lease Advisory
Service Lines
Capital Markets, Valuations
Property Types

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Featured Research

Featured Research
20 Dec 2018
Eindhoven hotel market
The strong upward trend in Eindhoven hotel bookings looks set to continue. This year, the landmark figure of one million overnight stays is expected to be reached for the very first time.
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10 Aug 2018
Rotterdam hotel market
In 2017, the number of hotel bookings in Rotterdam rose by 9% to more than 1.8 million. This growth continues in 2018 with an increase of no less than 27.6% in the first quarter. This percentage is far above the Dutch average of 10.9%.
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20 Apr 2018
Amsterdam hotel market
The amount of booked overnight stays in Amsterdam rose last year by 12% to 15.6 million. This growth continues, with an annual growth of 6% until 2022. As a result, 21 million overnight stays are expected in that year.
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