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Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2018-Q1

Canada’s strong lodging 2018 year-to-date performance is buoyed by Alberta’s turnaround.

HVS Market Pulse: Lake Charles Metro Area

Other Louisiana hotel markets have been affected by the downturn in crude oil prices that began mid-year 2014; however, recent expansions in the petrochemical and liquified natural gas industries have mitigated the impact of a significant downturn.

Market Pulse: Annapolis, MD

Recent hotel transactions show investor confidence in this high-barrier-to-entry market near the major metropolitan areas of Baltimore and D.C. This article illustrates the current conditions and lodging metrics of the Annapolis market.

Market Pulse: New Orleans, LA

On the three-hundred-year anniversary of the founding of the city, New Orleans welcomes more visitors than ever.

Market Pulse: Birmingham, AL

With county’s bankruptcy firmly in the rear-view mirror and growth driven by its flourishing downtown market, Alabama’s Magic City continues to impress.

Kenya

Nairobi's significance as a transport hub and financial centre for the greater East African community and the various tourist attractions are expected to continue to support growth over the short and medium term.

HVS Market Pulse: Downtown Chicago, IL

Chicago continues to attract hotel development to the downtown market, thanks to its proximity to global transportation and well-educated workforce. The installation of Chicago’s 60th crane in 2017 suggests that development is still robust.

Manhattan Lodging Report Q4-2017

The following report examines the effects of past recessions on hotel performance in Manhattan, as well as the dynamics of hotel supply and demand and forecasts for the health of the local lodging industry in the near term.

2018 European Hotel Valuation Index

2017 was a spectacular year. The headwinds from geopolitical uncertainty and instability proved surmountable, and hotel values across Europe grew by 3.9%. Read the article in full for an in-depth look at average hotel values across Europe.

2017 European Hotel Transactions

This article gives an overview of hotel investment volumes in Europe in 2017, discussing trends and forecasts and providing a comprehensive list of single asset and portfolio hotel deals above €7.5 million.