Daniel J Voellm | Managing Partner for Asia Pacific
HVS Asia Pacific | Hong Kong

Daniel J Voellm, Managing Partner for Asia Pacific, HVS Asia Pacific

As Managing Partner of HVS Asia Pacific, German-born Daniel Voellm is responsible for the operation of the Firm’s valuation, consulting and investment services for clients based in Hong Kong and throughout the region.
With more than 10 years of consulting experience, Daniel Voellm has provided advice in 22 territories across Asia Pacific. Prior to assuming his regional role, Daniel Voellm headed the Hong Kong office after his time as Vice President at HVS’ global headquarters in New York (2005-2008) conducting a wide range of appraisals, market studies and underwriting due diligence services in 22 states as well as Canada.
Daniel Voellm brings a strong understanding of the hospitality industry to HVS. His experience in hotel and food and beverage operations in Germany, Switzerland, England and the United States is complemented by an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne in Switzerland.
Daniel works closely with key institutional and private owners of hotel properties, financiers, developers and investors, and has gained a strong understanding of their investment requirement and approaches to assessing market values of investment properties. Daniel further advises on property and concept development and strategy.
After heading the Hong Kong office in 2008, Daniel opened a new HVS office in Bangkok in 2013 and was promoted to Managing Partner Asia Pacific in 2014.
Daniel is chair of the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Hospitality Development Council in Asia Pacific.


REIW Asia 2017 day 1 @ 15:10


  • Following record hotel occupancy in 2015, what’s the outlook for 2017 and beyond?
  • How much do external economic factors such as low oil prices factor into hotel successes and therefore hotel investment?
  • With US $27 billion worth of CMBS loans due to expire in 2016 and 2017, could this wall of maturities create the most dynamic financing period the industry has ever experienced?
  • Do hotel investors need to think differently now in the age of millennial travelers, and does that have any bearing on the attractiveness of the investment?

REIW Asia 2017 day 1 @ 15:30

Casinos and gaming

  • Will the recent moves in the US of Casinos selling their assets to a REIT catch on elsewhere or will regulatory barriers cause problems?
  • Where are the casino hotspots and is there room for expansion?
  • Casino investment opportunities in Asia
last published: 30/Sep/19 03:05 GMT

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