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Remy Rein

Senior Lecturer
Remy Rein
Rémy has a wide range of international consulting and multi-site management experience within the hospitality industry. His expertise spans the whole hotel sector, ranging from 0 to 5 star properties, residences, resorts and restaurant chains.

Remy is a Senior lecturer at Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne since 2016, teaching Hotel Asset Management and Real Estate. Rémy played an instrumental role in the BNP Paribas Real Estate Hotel division, EXECUTING over 520 assets TRANSACTIONS OF SINGLE AND PORTFOLIO ASSETS, performing different consulting missions including the supervision of feasibility studies, strategic advice, hotel management agreement and lease negotiations , operator selections. He has overseen valuations representing up to €5.5 billion, introducing variable rent valuation methodology, participating in numerous hotels and real estate single and portfolio asset transactions. Its clients cover a wide range of institutions: banks, investment funds, hotel chains, hotels franchisees and private equity investors.

Beginning his career in London in 1983 at Hilton, he joined Accor in 1987 as General Manager. In this role he successfully turned around several Ibis and Novotel properties in France and the USA. He was promoted to Regional Manager, developing Atria Hotels and Convention Centers. In his last position with Accor, Rémy played a leading role during the acquisition of Motel 6 in the USA.

In 1995, Remy joined COGEPA, as Vice President, Head of Hotels Division. Within 2 years he turned around the business, restructuring and selling non-performing assets and acquiring new developments.
In 2000 he started his own consultancy practice, working with leading groups. He worked on a wide range of missions, including strategic repositioning and change management projects, franchise and management contracts, and asset management.

In 2005, Remy joined a hotel real estate advisory group associated with CB Richard Ellis, which was then acquired by BNP Paribas Real Estate.
Rémy is an active member of RICS, HAMA .