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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.

Key Takeaways: 2017 NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference

Over the two-day event, industry experts gathered to share their opinions on a wide variety of ownership, management, branding, lending, and economic topics.

Hostel Market In America: Potential For Growth

Over the past decade, Europe’s hostel market has shifted from budget-oriented, owner-operated assets to a more corporate model that promotes hostels’ social attributes. Can the success of the European model be replicated in certain U.S. markets?

HVS Market Pulse: Portland, OR

Surging hotel demand in Portland has spurred a multitude of proposed hotels. Which will actually come to fruition, and how will the new hotels affect Portland’s lodging landscape?

HVS Market Pulse: Island of Oahu, Hawaii

Tourism to Hawaii’s most populous island is booming, with Asian-Pacific countries sourcing a major boost in visitation. Given a number of planned projects across Oahu, hotel developers and major brands are working to meet the demand.

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.

HVS Hotel Market Update: Colorado Springs Hotels in the Wake of the Waldo Canyon Fire

Wildfires ravaged lives and infrastructure on the northwest of Colorado Springs, setting off a scramble for hotel rooms. As the city rebuilds, major projects—including multimillion-dollar hotel renovations—aim to put the local economy back on track.