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Chinese Investment Trends in U.S. Hotel Real Estate

Investment out of mainland China in U.S. hotel real estate has been on the rise for years. What’s driving the trend, and how has it affected hotel markets in the U.S.?

HVS U.S. Hotel Development Cost Survey 2015/16

Each year, HVS researches development costs from our database of actual hotel construction budgets, industry reports, and franchise disclosure documents. These sources provide the basis for our range of component costs per room.

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 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.

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.

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.

The Recession's Effects on Seattle's Hotel Industry

The Emerald City, in recent years thought to be recession-proof, has lost a bit of luster in the national economic downturn.

Conquering the Credit Crunch: Part I

Unemployment rates are surging, global stock markets are crashing, commodities are collapsing, and the real estate bubble has finally burst. What moves can hotel developers make during the downturn?

HVS Market Intelligence Report: Minneapolis, Minnesota

The "City of Lakes" boasts a lodging market with remarkable resilience to national economic trends.