In seeking a way to better serve his clients, Alan X. Reay, president of Atlas Hospitality Group, has raised the bar of excellence in hospitality property brokerage. After several decades of experience in the hotel industry and in investment real estate brokerage, Reay put together a plan, a team, and established his own company.
Before founding Atlas Hospitality Group, Alan Reay was the top producing hotel broker for a national real estate brokerage firm based in California. He earned Outstanding Recognition Awards or ranked in the Top Ten nationally for seven of his ten years with the firm.
Reay has an extensive background in the hotel industry, having served in various capacities, including Director of Sales with ABC International Hotel Guide headquartered in London, England. In that position, he established contacts both nationally and internationally. Thus, the philosophy of the company is grounded in the understanding that hotels are operating businesses with real estate as one of their assets.
Reay has an impressive list of clients he has represented, including Wells Fargo Bank, OneWest Bank, Motels of America, Sunstone Hotels, Tarsadia, JHM Hotels, General Electric Capital Corporation, J.E. Robert Companies, Goldman Sachs.
Alan Reay has been quoted extensively in both the hotel trade and the general press, regarded as an expert source on the hospitality market. Having tracked the hotel market for years, Reay publishes bi-annual reports of Atlas’ surveys of California hotel sales and new hotel development. Atlas has received national and local press coverage, being featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, Bloomberg, Hotel and Motel Management, Los Angeles Times, California Real Estate Journal, Western Real Estate News, and Orange County Register to name a few publications.
A regular guest speaker at various trade events. Reay has also been retained as an expert witness on a number of important hotel legal cases.
Hailing originally from Whitehaven, England, Reay obtained a Bachelor degree in Business at Kingston University, Surrey.
Reay brings his belief in the importance of teamwork and a winning spirit, grounded in knowledge and experience, to bear in his handling of transactions, putting his clients’ interests first and foremost.