2015 African Hotel Valuation Index

The second edition of our African Hotel Valuation Index. With the availability of more data, this year's publication has grown and now includes 18 markets.
Sophie Perret is a Director at the HVS London office. She joined HVS in 2003, following ten years’ operational experience in the hospitality industry in South America and Europe. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sophie holds a degree in Hotel Management from Ateneo de Estudios Terciarios, and an MBA from IMHI (Essec Business School, France and Cornell University, USA). Since joining HVS, she has advised on hotel investment projects and related assignments throughout the EMEA region, and is responsible for the development of HVS's business in France and the French-speaking countries, as well as Africa. Sophie completed an MSc in Real Estate Investment and Finance at Reading University in 2014, and is in the process of becoming a RICS certified surveyor. For further information, please contact: sperret@hvs.com +44 (20) 7878- 7722 (Work)

About Tim Smith

Tim Smith, MRICS is Managing Partner of our Cape Town office, focusing on assignments across the African continent. He graduated from De Montfort University with a degree in Estate Management and has worked as a chartered surveyor since 1995, specializing on the valuation and sale of hotels and other leisure property throughout the EMEA region. For further information, please contact: tsmith@hvs.com +27 (0)79 734 2296
Tshepo Makhudu is senior consultant in our Cape Town office. He has many years of property industry experience in development, management, finance and strategic consulting. He has held employment at leading property, banking and telecommunications multi-national institutions. Most notably he worked in the hospitality industry during the most vibrant era of the industry in South Africa, with a responsibility for the efficient delivery of hotel and casino development projects. Tshepo studied commerce and property development at the leading universities in South Africa and received leadership training in the USA. For further information, please contact: tmakhudu@hvs.com


  1. Mark WalmsleySep 29, 2015


    • Mark, You can download a soft copy from our website hvs.com. Alternatively if you would like a hard copy please let us know and we'll be pleased to send you one. Many thanks Tim

  2. I like to download the report for market research.

  3. sanjay UmashankarJul 12, 2016

    what is the outlook for hospitality in Uganda? For a developer what are regions for growth ?

    • Thank you Sanjay, Tshepo will send you some facts and figures. In summary it is a very interesting country. Many of the main hotel brands are keen to open hotels in Kampala.

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