Experience: Established in 2012 as a specialist agency & consultancy, NJB Hotels & Leisure Property is the creation of Nick Barber, who brings his 25 years of high level industry experience to clients seeking a personalised hotel portfolio service that is both proactive and reactive. Nick has been a managing director and partner in some of the biggest names in national and London commercial property consultancy, as well as specialist hotel sector advisors. He is a chartered surveyor and RICS registered valuer, with an in-depth knowledge of corporate hotels across the UK.


Expertise: Nick has expertise in key areas for the serious property investor seeking long, medium or short term profit in the hotels sector.

Nick advises on:

Nick has seen the full UK hotel property life cycle. His knowledge of the sector is such that he has given recent strategic advice on distressed assets he first dealt with in the early 1990s.


Excellence: With an extensive, results driven agency track record, Nick’s major projects have included:

Nick holds the regional acquisitions brief for YHA (England & Wales), the UK's longest established hostel operator, and for whom recent hotel acquisitions have led to the opening of YHA Brighton (2014) and YHA Cardiff (2015); other NJBHLP client acquisitions have included prime yield budget and limited service hotels for pension fund clients of La Salle Investment Management, DTZ Investors, Cordatus and other Fund Managers and Property Trusts.