Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels
has appointed Mr Andrew Langdon to head its operations in Thailand and Indochina.
Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels’ Bangkok office is one of 11 offices located in Asia Pacific; a region which now boasts over 85 dedicated hotel
specialists. The office will be located within the Jones Lang LaSalle’s offices on South Sathorn Road.
An experienced professional with over 17 years of diverse property experience; of which 11 years were spent in Thailand, Mr Langdon has
extensive knowledge and experience of Thailand and Indochina. He was previously Managing Director, Thailand & Indochina, for Sallmanns, an
international real estate consultancy specialising in valuations, feasibility/market studies and commercial agency. A registered valuer with the
Thai Valuers Association and in Australia, Mr Langdon concentrates on the hotel and leisure sector and has provided valuations, feasibility and
market studies and investment advice to a broad range of hotel investors and operators.
“The ongoing demand for specialist hotel investment and strategic advice in Thailand and Indochina created a unique opportunity for our
regional team; Andrew will be an influential force in the growth of our business in the Thailand and Indochina, providing quality advice to hotel
owners, operators, financial institutions and investors,” said Mr Scott Hetherington, Managing Director Asia for Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels.
Langdon added, “The hotel sector in Thailand and Indochina is entering a significant growth phase. Both hotel investors and operators are increasingly
demanding specialist hotel advice by professionals active in these local markets. The opening of the Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels’ Bangkok office
provides this much needed resource locally.”
Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels’ notable
transactions in Thailand include the sale of Crowne Plaza Phuket (now Mövenpick Resort & Spa Karon Beach Phuket), Sofitel Bangkok Silom
and Garden Beach Resort, Pattaya. In Indochina, the firm was involved with the sale of the Raffles-managed Grand d’Angkor Siem Reap and Le
Royal Phnom Penh in Cambodia, and of two development sites on the world–famous China Beach in Danang, Vietnam.
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