James H. Nelms

Employing Broker
1855 South Pearl Street
Suite #5
Denver, CO 80210
United States
Office: 
(720) 344-3300
Mobile: 
(303) 947-0305
jim@nelmshospitality.com
Experience: 

Jim Nelms brings over four decades of experience to his network of customers in the Hospitality Industry.  Jim’s deep hospitality background includes hotel operations and investment, corporate franchise administration,and development, and since 1992 Jim has served as a commercial real estate broker specializing in Hospitality transactions.  Mr. Nelms wide range ofexperience translates into a distinct advantage for franchisers and their preferred customers.  He consults on every aspect from site selection to capital sourcing for new build projects and existing asset transactions.

After managing his own firm for many years, Mr. Nelms was most recently the VP and Managing Broker of the Colorado office of HotelBrokerOne, a leading full service hotel brokerage firm based in Oklahoma City with several regional offices.  Jim holds a Colorado Real Estate Broker’s License and has held the coveted Certified Hotel Administrator (CHA) designation from the American Hotel and Motel Association (AH&MA) since 1984.

Education: 

PURDUE UNIVERSITY, West Lafayette, IN
M.S. Hospitality Administration

OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, Stillwater, OK
B.S. Hotel & Restaurant Administration