Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

Lisbon Hotel Market – Europe's Miracle Baby Maturing

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Lisbon, Portugal. This snapshot discusses recent tourism trends, the impact of new supply on performance and provides a summary of the hotel pipeline.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2018-Q4

The Canadian hotel industry blew it out of the park once again in 2018! Growth in demand outpaced growth in new supply 2:1, leading to never before seen levels of national occupancy and average rate.

UK Hotel Market Tracker Q4 2018

AlixPartners, STR and HVS have published the Q4 2018 UK Hotel Market Tracker. The Hotel Market Tracker analyses performance, supply and transactions in London and the UK regions.

Many Hotel Sellers Won Big in 2018

On average, hotel prices increased significantly in 2018, as a strong pool of buyers with favorable outlooks kept downward pressure on cap rates.

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 Market Pulse: Greater Fort Myers, FL

The greater Fort Myers market thrives on tourism.

Colorado Board of Assessment Appeals (BAA) Confirms Rental Management Program as Intangible Asset

This ruling by the Colorado Board of Assessment Appeals confirms our theory on the valuation of hotels that manage third-party-owned condominiums through their rental management programs.

Hotel Cap Rates Hold Steady - Values Under Pressure

This article looks at hotel sales and capitalization rate trends, the impact of slowing RevPAR growth on hotel values, and the outlook for 2019.

Possessory Interests in Hotel Real Estate

Possessory interests result from unique circumstances. Understanding its origin and purpose is necessary when performing a possessory interest appraisal. This article describes possessory interest and provides valuation methodology guidance.