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Tap Our Research

HVS Americas publishes several research reports annually that can help you succeed in navigating the tricky waters of today’s hotel investment environment. This article summarizes our key publications.

HVS Market Pulse: Spokane, Washington An Emerging Meeting-and-Group Destination

Spokane is becoming a national meeting-and-group destination following the convention center’s expansion and the opening of a new headquarters hotel in 2015. A greater variety of groups and events are attracted to Spokane, with 2019 tracking to be a record year for the city.

AAHOA 2019 State of the Hotel Industry

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.

HVS Market Pulse: Portland, Maine

Since Portland’s Old Port revitalization in the 90s, the city has become a bustling regional summer leisure destination. Portland’s two primary employment sectors—hospitality and healthcare—support the area’s strong economy and low unemployment rate.

HVS Market Pulse: Bend, Oregon

A top tourism destination in the Pacific Northwest, the city of Bend is experiencing a period of economic growth, including an influx of new and proposed hotels.

HVS U.S. Hotel Development Cost Survey 2017/18

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.

Supply-Induced Hotel Demand in Portland, Maine: A Case Study

In this article, the author considers the phenomenon of supply-induced demand in the hotel industry, using the recent experience of Portland, Maine, as the case example.

Access HVS Boston Key Takeaways

Access HVS Networking Event in Cambridge reveals strengths and challenges for New England markets.

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.

Portland Market Intelligence Report 2013

Portland, Oregon’s reputation rests on its well-known microbreweries, cuisine, culture, city parks, innovative mass transient system, & arts and music scene. The following article shows trends in hotel supply, demand, & performance within the city.