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In Focus: Asheville, NC

Asheville’s hotel industry thrives on tourism, though other demand segments have been making headway. A rise in occupancy and average rate over the past several years is expected to continue, driving hotel development in the city’s downtown.

In Focus: Hampton Roads, VA

Though on the verge of an influx of new hotel supply, demand in Hampton Roads has risen in recent years, improving occupancy and allowing hoteliers to command better rates.

In Focus: Seattle, WA

Occupancy swung above 75% for Seattle’s hotel industry in 2014, a reflection of the city’s blossoming economy. High demand has also supported strong average rates and rising hotel values.

Market Intelligence Report 2013 Charleston

Tourism remains a cornerstone for Charleston, with Condé Nast readers ranking the city the top destination in the U.S. and the world. Other developments across the range of Charleston’s economy are also driving hotel demand and average rates.

Market Intelligence Report 2013 Charlotte

Average rates in Charlotte have shot up since 2011 and are climbing higher in 2013, piquing interest among hoteliers, developers, and lenders. How have increased employment and demand generation further affected prospects for the city’s hotels?

Market Intelligence Report 2013 Seattle

Seattle, WA is known worldwide for its reputation as a coffee & music haven, as well as extraordinary attractions including the Space Needle and Pike Place Market. This article shows trends in hotel supply, demand, & performance within the city.

HVS Hotel Market Intelligence Report: Asheville, North Carolina in 2012

Asheville’s hotel industry, as shown by increases in rooms sales and new hotel supply, is rapidly escaping the drag of the recent recession.

Mustering Military Demand in Southeastern Hotel Markets

Military installations—some expanded, others diminished—in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina are impacting hotel demand and average rates.

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?

Market Intelligence Report: Charleston, South Carolina

Shipping, health care, higher education, tourism, and the military are just some of the industries that diversify Charleston’s economy and help area hotels fare better than in most other markets during the recession.