Bill Grice

Head of Hotels - Americas

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Professional Experience

Associated Office

Location

3550 Lenox Road NE,
Suite 2300,
Atlanta, GA, 30326

Bill Grice leads CBRE’s Hotels in the Americas overseeing the investment sales, finance, valuation, advisory, and research platforms, proving our client’s a single fully integrated service offering. CBRE Hotels secured and executed upon over $165 billion in engagements in 2021, establishing our platform as the number one intermediary for hospitality investment sales activity globally.

Bill brings more than 20 years of hospitality capital markets experience and has been involved in over $40 billion of lodging-related recapitalizations, financings, and equity placements during his career.

Bill joined CBRE in 2020 and was previously Co-Head of Hospitality Capital Markets for CBRE Hotels, managing the Debt & Structured Finance practice.

Prior to joining CBRE, Bill served as a Managing Director and Co-Head of JLL’s Hotels Investment Banking team. Prior to that, he spent four years with GE Capital Real Estate in large loan originations, where he advised on debt and equity transactions totaling over $3 billion.

As a seasoned leader, Bill brings considerable skill and transaction experience across multiple business cycles, allowing him to leverage considerable expertise in helping our clients to secure the best execution for their investments.


Education

  • Master of Business and Administration (MBA), Goizueta Business School, Emory University
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics, Clemson University

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Georgia
  • Member of the Urban Land Institute
  • Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Six Sigma Black Belt certified

Significant Debt & Structured Finance Assignments

  • AC Hotel Fort Worth, TX
  • AC Hotel Phoenix, AZ
  • AC Hotel, Miami, FL
  • Back Bay Hotel, Boston, MA
  • Belmond Charleston Place, Charleston, SC
  • Chicago Marriott, IL
  • Dallas Sheraton, TX
  • Faena Miami Beach, FL
  • Graduate Roosevelt Island, NY
  • Grand Hyatt, Washington DC
  • Hilton Downtown Atlanta, GA
  • Hilton San Antonio, TX
  • Hilton Santa Monica, CA
  • Hilton Scottsdale, AZ
  • Hilton UF, Gainesville, FL
  • Hotel Commonwealth, Boston, MA
  • Hotel Monaco, Philadelphia, PA
  • Hotel Monaco, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Hotel Viking, Newport, RI
  • Hutton Hotel, Nashville, TN
  • Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, OH
  • Hyatt Regency DFW, TX
  • Hyatt Regency Houston, TX
  • Hyatt Regency Indianapolis, IN
  • Hyatt Regency Lost Pines, Austin, TX
  • Hyatt Regency New Orleans, LA
  • Hyatt Regency Newport, RI
  • InterContinental Tampa, FL
  • Kimpton Fisherman’s Wharf, CA
  • La Cantera Resort & Spa, San Antonio, TX
  • Le Meridien Hotel, Cambridge, MA
  • Loews Philadelphia, PA
  • Lowes Arlington, TX
  • Marriott Bethesda, MD
  • Marriott Georgetown, DC
  • Marriott Indianapolis, IN
  • Marriott, Kauai, HI
  • Newport Beach Marriott, Newport, CA
  • Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL
  • Perry Lane Hotel, Savannah, GA
  • Pullman San Francisco Bay, CA
  • Renaissance Atlanta Waverly, GA
  • Renaissance Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
  • Renaissance Nashville, TN
  • Residence Inn Cambridge, MA
  • Sheraton Atlanta, GA
  • Sheraton Philadelphia, PA
  • Sofitel Chicago, IL
  • Sunseeker Resort, Port Charlotte, FL
  • The Alexandrian, Alexandria, VA
  • The Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL
  • Turtle Bay Resort, Oahu, HI
  • Virgin Hotel Nashville, TN
  • W Midtown, Atlanta, GA
  • Waldorf Astoria Chicago, IL
  • Westin Annapolis, MD
  • Westin O’Hare, Chicago, IL
  • Westin Perimeter, Atlanta, GA
  • Westin Princeton, NJ
  • WoodSpring Suites Portfolio