CBRE Presented by Jeff Binfold, CHA Director in CBRE Hotels

Mayoral Forum Candidates: Mayor Steve Adler & Laura Morrison

1900 University Avenue

Zlotnik Family Ballroom, Salons 3 and 4.
Attendees will need to come to the M-1 level on the conference side.

CBRE Luncheon: 11:30am – 12:45pm (Tickets for Purchase)
Mayoral Forum: 1:00pm – 2:00pm (Free with RSVP)

Parking $8.00 per car

CBRE Overview:

For anyone interested in the hospitality industry, this is a MUST ATTEND event.

With 2019 business planning & budgeting process upon us, the most important tool you can have to forecast is a thorough report from trusted market experts. CBRE Trends Report formerly PKF Consulting, is the hotel and lodging industry’s “go-to” sour

Jeffrey W. Binford, CHA
Director of CBRE Hotels Consulting

Jeffrey W. Binford, CHA is a Director in CBRE Hotels Consulting, a subsidiary of the CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) based in Dallas.  Mr. Binford has over 40 years in the hospitality industry with diverse disciplines, including market feasibility, appraisal, franchise and management agreements, individual and multi-property management, asset management, and individual and mixed-use hospitality developments. Mr. Binford works with many clients as Advisor, Receiver, Property Manager and Asset Manager.

Mr. Binford began his hospitality career operating full-service hotels under differing brand names, sizes and geographic locations.  He was part of multiple pre-opening teams for hotels from 300–2,000 rooms, both as temporary and permanent management positions. His detailed understanding of operations coupled with his expertise in forecasting and budgeting, allows Binford to consistently achieve top profits and service scores.

Prior to CBRE Hotels, Binford served as Managing Director of an international hospitality consulting firm, directly responsible for a portfolio of distressed assets. He also served as Vice President of Development for two large franchise and management organizations, responsible for franchising new-construction developments under multiple brands and soliciting third-party management agreements. His efforts resulted in multi-year awards for both quality and quantity franchise developments with highest per-unit sales.  He also previously served as Senior Manager for Pannell Kerr Forster in Dallas.

Mr. Binford personally worked on hundreds of hotels, valued well over $1 Billion with most industry brands, including Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Choice Hotels and InterContinental Hotels Group. He has conducted market and economic feasibility studies, operational reviews and appraisals for hotels and resorts across  the country.

Binford has a Bachelor of Science degree from the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel Management at the University of Houston and earned the designation of Certified Hotel Administrator from the American Hotel and Lodging Association’s Educational Institute.

Mr. Binford served on and chaired many public and private boards and is a frequent keynote speaker, guest lecturer and panelist before a number of industry-related educational institutions, associations and chambers of commerce.


Join us for this important informational forum with Austin’s Mayoral candidates. The races will have a direct lasting effect on our businesses and community. Come hear first-hand their visions and positions on matters impacting Austin hotels, restaurants, and the downtown environment.



Members: $40.00

Future Members: $50.00

Table of 10: $400.00