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HVS Market Pulse: Sacramento, CA

Sacramento is the capital of California and the sixth most populous city within the state. The area is experiencing a period of economic expansion, as evidenced by numerous local development projects.

Interviews with Leaders - Mr. Haitham Mattar, CEO at RAKTDA

HVS interviews Mr. Haitham Mattar, CEO of RAKTDA, who has contributed to the growth of the Emirate’s tourism through various sustainable development and diversification strategies in recent years.

GCC Hotel Development Cost Trends

Analyzing historical trends, the key reason behind escalating costs per key continues to be low efficiency and utilization of space. It is crucial that any design optimizes the turnover per sqm of built areas.

Blurred Lines between Hotels and Airbnb

Consumers today continue to seek exciting and unique experiences when they travel, and the lines between hotels and alternative lodging options, such as Airbnb, continues to be blurred.

Market Pulse: Orange County Beaches, CA

Recent hotel transactions show investor confidence in this high-barriers-to-entry Southern California market. This article illustrates the current conditions and lodging metrics of the Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, and Costa Mesa submarkets.

Dual-Brand Hotel Market Overview

This article focuses on specific market analysis and data applicable to the development and operation of dual-branded hotels and hopes to provide new data and prove or disprove, some commonly accepted themes related to dual-branded hotels in the U.S.

HVS Market Pulse: Greater Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix is undergoing economic expansion after extended post-recession recovery. Hotel-performance growth continues despite post-Super Bowl ADR correction and a large new supply pipeline; however, supply growth will soon overtake increases in demand.

One Year Later: The Rebound of the Caribbean following the 2017 Hurricane Season

It's been a year since the most dynamic, active, and destructive hurricane period hit the Caribbean in decades. Despite the devastating effects, the resiliency of the Caribbean hotel market has been demonstrated particularly well over the last year.

Yield Management: Offensive and Defensive Strategy

The first signs of market saturation are often found in the average rate trends. Why? The short answer to this question is yield management.

Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) is currently accepting proposals for the development of a parcel of property owned by the college that overlooks the majestic Hudson River in historic Hyde Park, NY.