Hotels specialist Charles Jones has checked in to join national commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH).

Charles has been appointed associate director within the capital markets team in the Birmingham office, with a focus on the hotels sector across the Midlands.

“I’m excited to join Lambert Smith Hampton where I’ll be working closely with a highly skilled national hotel specialist team. Simon Stevens, David Creamore, Martin Davis, Dan Whittaker and Hugh Anderson are all industry leaders and very respected by operators within the sector,” said Charles

“I’ll be working hard to advise on a variety of transactions including independent, corporate, single assets, and portfolios, and developing relationships with existing and new clients.”

He added: “LSH has departments across the entire property spectrum, from building consultancy, lease advisory, planning and development, auctions, property finance and business rates,and I believe sitting closely to all these teams will help me develop my skillsets.”

Charles worked in London for three years at CACI before moving to Birmingham to join a leading specialist advisor for buying and selling businesses. He has over five years’ experience in hotels and licensed property brokerage.

In 2017 he was a finalist for Birmingham Young Professional of the Year in the property and construction category.

Adam Ramshaw, regional director for Midlands and North and head of the capital markets team at LSH in Birmingham, said: ““Hotels is a growth sector within LSH. Our team knowsthe market and our exceptionally experienced professional hotel brokers and RICS valuers are specialists in their field.

“Charles is a very welcome addition to the hotels team. His knowledge of the Midlands market and the sector in general is impressive, as are the results he has achieved in completing many hotel transactions.”