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Lessons from the 2011 U.S. Hotel Appraisals Hospitality Conference

Hotel loans, transactions, and performance were on every hotelier’s mind at this year’s conference in Atlanta. Hospitality experts from all walks of life were on hand with answers and advice on how to move ahead.

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.

Building a Case for the Future: Determining if Now is the Right Time to Buy

HVS Hodges Ward Elliott has analyzed the major fundamentals of the hotel industry and current trends in other sectors of commercial real estate to determine how investors can capitalize on the current market.

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.

Market Intelligence Report: Wilmington and Newark, Delaware

Downsizing, travel freezes, and facility closings have made the climate bleak for hotels in northern Delaware, but a slowdown in the introduction of new supply should help shore up penetration levels when business activity and demand growth resume.

St. Louis Hotels: Riding out the Economic Storm

St. Louis’ job losses in manufacturing have been mitigated by stable financial, government, education, and healthcare sectors. How has the recession impacted area hotels, and what will it mean for the future of this market?

Transformation Needs for the Lodging Industry in Hampton, Virginia

Research shows that the recession has disproportionately affected occupancy at the older hotels in the Hampton market. With several large-scale developments promising to change the makeup of demand, a need for newer hotels is evident.

Hotel Demand Drivers in Cincinnati

A mix of cultural and commercial projects continues to steer businesspeople, tourists, and conventioneers toward Cincinnati, giving area hoteliers some hope in the tough economy.

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?

Market Intelligence Report: Cleveland, Ohio

Business growth is in league with happenings on the hotel front to help forge new promise for this evolving city.