Chris Burdett

CBRE Hotels | Capital Markets | Institutional Group

Executive Vice President | Hotel Brokerage & Investment Sales

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Seattle, WA 98101

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Chris Burdett is an Executive Vice President for CBRE Hotels in Seattle and is responsible for the day-to-day activities and hospitality investment advisory services in the Northwest region of the U.S. Chris brings with him over 20 years of varied experience in the hospitality and franchise industries and has participated in over $500 million worth of hospitality related dispositions and related activities.

  • Colliers International Hotels, 2000-2011
  • PKF Capital Advisors, Inc., 2007-2010
  • The Chambers Group, Inc., Principal, 1996-Present
  • Marriott International, 1987-1995


  • Washington State University, Bachelor of Science; Hotel & Restaurant Administration
  • University of Washington, Certificate of Commercial Real Estate Development from the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • American Hotel/Motel Association
  • Washington State Lodging Association
  • Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Washington State Association of Realtors
  • Seattle Lodging Association
  • Montana Innkeepers Association
  • Idaho Lodging & Restaurant Association
  • Real Estate Broker’s License in the states of Alaska, Washington, Idaho and Montana


  • Washington State University – School of Hospitality Business Management
  • Advisory Board President, 2010-2011
  • Advisory Board, 2005-Present
  • City of Edmonds Lodging Tax Advisory Council (2002-2010)

Significant Assignments

  • Hotel Fifty, Portland, Oregon
  • Hilton Hotel, Seattle, Washington
  • Red Lion Hotel, Seattle, Washington
  • Marriott Spring Hill Suites - Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Rosario Resort & Spa - Orcas Island, Washington
  • Vintage Plaza Hotel by Kimpton - Portland, Oregon
  • Deer Harbor Resort - Orcas Island, Washington
  • Coast Hotel - Bellevue, Washington
  • Represented the Peninsula Group in the disposition of 12 Super 8 - WA, OR
  • Represented Sterling Savings on the sale of Multiple REO Assets - WA, OR
  • Represented the FDIC on the sale of Multiple REO Assets - WA
  • Represented Fluke Capital in Bellevue land sale for Marriott development - WA
  • Represented Quadrant in land sale for Marriott Residence Inn development - WA
  • River’s Edge Hotel & Spa (Avalon Hotel), Portland, Oregon
  • Governor Hotel, Portland, Oregon
  • Silverdale Beach Resort, Silverdale, Washington
  • Running Y, Brasada Ranch & Eagle Crest Resort - JW Communities, Oregon
  • Hotel Vintage Park by Kimpton - Seattle, Washington
  • Sheraton Tacoma - Tacoma, Washington
  • Westmark Shee Atika Lodge - Sitka, Alaska
  • Represented Red Lion Hotels in disposition of 11 properties - WA, ID, MT
  • Represented Accor on the sale of multiple Motel 6 assets - WA, OR, CA
  • Represented CityBank on the sale of Multiple REO Assets - WA
  • Represented Port of Seattle in land sale for Marriott Hotel development - WA
  • Represented OPUS/City of Bremerton in land sale for Hilton development - WA
  • Represented Fluke Family Trust in sale of Vendovi Island, San Juan Islands - WA

Clients Represented

  • Accor
  • CityBank
  • FDIC
  • Fluke Capital
  • Fluke Family Trust
  • OPUS/City of Bremerton
  • Peninsula Group
  • Port of Seattle
  • Quadrant
  • Red Lion Hotels
  • Sterling Savings