Francesco Calia, based in CBRE Hotels’ Milan office, is a Senior Director and the Head of Hotels, Italy. He has more than fifteen years of experience in the hotel industry and is responsible for transactional and advisory services throughout Italy, working closely with the other country leaders across the EMEA Hotels group at CBRE.
Francesco joins CBRE from Cushman & Wakefield where he was a senior member of the company’s Italian Hospitality team for six years. Prior to which he was at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte for nine years, participating in a number of engagements and advisory work on major hotel transactions. His expertise extend across Italy and the Mediterranean and he brings with him a comprehensive range of services in the real estate and hospitality sectors; including strategic advice and consultancy, transaction services, operator selection and valuation.