Jules van Gaalen | Colliers International | Amsterdam

Jules van Gaalen


Director Hotels | Transactions

License # B1601.002

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Professional Summary

Jules is  Director Transactions at Colliers International Hotels based in the Amsterdam office. He leads the team of professionals responsible for hotel investment advisory services in the Benelux and cross-border in the EMEA region. 

Before rejoining Colliers in september 2018, Jules succesully founded and managed Eminent Real Estate (a boutique real estate family office) from October 2013 untill September 2018. Before founding Eminent Real Estate Jules was Director of Capital Markets at Colliers International managing the Dutch investment services team out of the Amsterdam HQ. Previously he was the Managing Partner of the Eindhoven office.

Before joining RSP/Van Boxtel & Partners Makelaars / Colliers International in 2003, he worked as a senior real estate agent/valuer at Clercx Liebau Bedrijfshuisvesting and Van Boxtel & Partners Makelaars, which came after the start of his career in 1995 as a junior real estate agent at Van Engelen Bedrijfsmakelaars in Eindhoven.


Member winning team Colliers University Leadership Track 2010


Jules studied Management, Economics & Law (Bachelor) at the Fontys Hogeschool in Eindhoven, with a specialization in Real Estate. In 2001 he became a Sworn and Certified Real Estate Agent / Valuer. He also obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in 2002 at NOVAM/Fontys (Netherlands School for Real Estate Management). Jules was elected Qualified Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 2013.

Memberships & Involvements

  • Member of the Royal Institute of Royal Surveyors
  • Member of the Dutch Branch Organization of Real Estate Agents (NVM)
  • Licensed Commercial Real Estate Broker
  • Member of Brabant Real Estate Society
  • Member of Rotaryclub Eindhoven - Soeterbeek
  • Member of Société des Amis Culinaires


"Jules is a dedicated real estate professional with in depth knowledge of the business. He is accurate, service oriented and well organized. I would certainly recommend Jules as a business partner." by Reinoud Plantenga, Managing Director of Warburg-HIH Invest Benelux B.V.


Asset Management, Business Brokerage, Lease Advisory
Service Lines
Capital Markets, Valuations
Property Type

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