Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) convention welcomed nearly 9,000 attendees in its most widely attended event in history. Reportedly, one out of every two hotels in the United States is owned by members of this important association.
Preparing for a galaxy far away at the happiest place on earth, hotels owners are looking toward an optimistic future given the record attendance levels at both theme parks and a strong historical precedent for the positive impact of new attractions.
In 2018, Los Angeles welcomed a record 50 million visitors, with hotel occupancies and average rates reaching peak levels. Nevertheless, hotels have begun to feel the effects of new supply. This article provides an outlook for 2019.
Each year, HVS researches and compiles development costs from our database of actual hotel construction budgets. This source now provides the basis for our illustrated total development costs per room/per product type.
Recent hotel transactions show investor confidence in this high-barriers-to-entry Southern California market. This article illustrates the current conditions and lodging metrics of the Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, and Costa Mesa submarkets.
The North American hotel industry is still firing on all cylinders, with year-to-date occupancies at an all-time high. While some markets face challenges from new supply, prospects appear healthy in the near term.