Alan X. Reay is the president and founder of Atlas Hospitality Group (Atlas). Atlas has closed over $3.5 billion in California hotel sales and is considered the “expert” on the California hotel market.
Reay has an extensive hotel industry background, including serving as the director of sales with London-based ABC International Hotel Guide. In that position, Reay established contacts from all over the world.
Reay has tracked the hotel market for decades and is quoted extensively within the hotel trade and general press. He publishes biannual reports covering California hotel sales and development, along with two monthly newsletters, one geared toward hotel owners and the other for lenders.
Atlas has received coverage from numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, The San Francisco Chronicle and The San Diego Union-Tribune. He has also appeared on KCBS Radio, KTLA Channel 5 News and National Public Radio. A regular guest speaker at numerous trade events as well as the Southern California Appraisal Institute, Reay is often retained as an expert witness for important hotel-related legal cases.
Reay has represented major clients such as Wells Fargo Bank, Pacific Western Bank, Corporex, Sunstone Hotels and Tarsadia. He has also closed transactions with some of the largest special servicers in the country, including LNR, CWCapital and Helios AMC.