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HVS Hotel Market Intelligence Report: New Orleans

The hotel industry in New Orleans has struggled to regain its footing in the years since Hurricane Katrina, but new data suggest a recovery is underway.

Hotel Market Review: Port Townsend, Washington

Bed-and-breakfasts and small inns dominate the lodging landscape at Port Townsend. Lodging demand has remained stable since 2004. Infrastructure improvements and marketing efforts will support growth, while additions to hotel supply will temper it.

HVS Market Intelligence Report: Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington has been a high-volume destination for businesses and business travelers for decades, and commercial growth and hotel demand has begun to return following the recent recession.

Trends and Transactions for Top-Tier Denver Hotels

The performance of upscale and luxury hotels in Downtown Denver made a strong rebound in 2010, buoying investor confidence in the market. This trend continues in 2011, with a rise in RevPAR and transactions for the city’s top-tier hotels.

Hotel Demand Outlook after a (Natural) Disaster

Japan recently registered one of the most devastating earthquakes in recent history, followed by a tsunami and a severe emergency situation at a nuclear power plant. What are the implications for the Japanese Hotel and Tourism Industry?

HVS Report: Foreign Direct Investment, Commercial Real Estate, and Hotel Development in Mexico City

Mexico City is one of the most densely populated and developed urban areas in the world. How will rising foreign direct investment amplify the dynamics of the city’s office and lodging markets in the wake of the recent recession?

Market Snapshot: Augusta, Georgia

This 300-year-old city on Georgia’s eastern border boasts a concentration of military, medical, and commercial institutions. How are changes in per-diem rates and increased travel affecting Augusta’s hotels?

HVS Hotel Market Intelligence Report: Portland, Oregon

Wounded by the strikes against the national economy, Portland’s hotel market has suffered since 2008. But the city’s resourcefulness and diverse commercial and government base should help it make the most of an economic recovery.

Joie de Vivre and the Art of the Hotel

With the economy still in a slump, Joie de Vivre hotels are on a mission to lift the spirits of both guests and staff.

Real Estate Investors are Mispricing Risk: Yet One More Reason Why This is a Good Time to Buy Real Estate

Real estate markets are mispricing risk, systematically undervaluing real estate. Investors who buy now will profit when this mispricing unwinds. Historical data and examples are presented to support this statement.