Tourism & Leisure Group

 Overview
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​In 2015, CBRE acquired PKF Consulting’s Canadian practice, which brought expertise and depth in advisory services and industry monitoring to the accommodation and tourism sectors. CBRE Tourism & Leisure Group, in conjunction with CBRE Hotels, represents the largest practice offering professional services to the Canadian hospitality and tourism industries.

The CBRE Tourism & Leisure Group has over 30 years of experience working with Canada’s tourism and leisure sector. In addition to serving clients who represent private investment interests, CBRE’s Tourism & Leisure Group is frequently engaged in a consulting capacity by municipalities, government agencies, non-profit organizations and indigenous groups. We provide practical advice and implementable plans to move forward with a range of projects for clients in the hospitality and tourism sectors across the country, including:​​​ 

  • Attractions
  • Convention and Conference Centres ​
  • Recreation Facilities (ski resorts, marinas, golf courses, campgrounds, etc.) 
  • Spas
  • Multi-use Developments
  • Tourist Commercial Waterfront Developments
  • Public Assembly Facilities
  • University and College Accommodation and Recreation facilities
  • Gaming and Casinos
  • Entertainment Facilities
  • Festivals & Events​
  • Destination Marketing Organizations
  • First Nations and Aboriginal Funding Agencies​
  • Industry Associations
Our advisory services include: 
 
  • Market​ and Economic Feasibility Studies
  • Economic Impact Assessments
  • Tourism Investment Opportunities & Strategies
  • ​Accommodation Needs Assessments
  • Strategic Planning
  • Meeting/Conference Needs Assessments​​
  • Tourism Business Planning
  • Tourism Master Planning
  • Organizational Assessments
  • Operational Reviews 
  • Site Assessments 
  • Industry Surveys & Trends Analysis​ 
Our staff also compiles and prepares statistical and trend information, undertakes tourism surveys and conducts public consultation, and joint ventures fr​equently with architects, attraction planners, recreation consultants, land use planners, engineers, primary research firms and other outside experts. ​​ ​​ 
 
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