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2015 Canadian Hotel Transaction Survey

In 2015, the Canadian lodging industry experienced the highest level of transaction volume since 2007 with a total of more than $2.2 billion.

Canadian Lodging Outlook - 4th Quarter, 2015

YTD through December the Canadian lodging sector seen an overall increase in ADR and RevPAR at 4.5% and 3.6% respectively. Vancouver again saw the highest RevPAR Increase at 17.8%. Occupancy Percentage decreased by 0.8% overall.

Canadian Lodging Outlook - 3rd Quarter, 2015

With year-to-date through September RevPAR seeing growth of 6.9%, the outlook for Canada’s lodging market is positive. Regarding major hotel market performance, Vancouver has the highest RevPAR increase year-to-date of 18.6%.

2015 Canadian Hotel Valuation Index

The HVS 2015 Canadian Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) not only releases countrywide hotel values for 2014 but also projects the direction of these values through 2018.

Canadian Lodging Outlook - 2nd Quarter, 2015

YTD results show the first half was relatively stable - with occupancy flat and ADR up over $5. Oil will remain the question in the second half, while the Pan Am Games, Federal Election, and weak dollar will turn up winners and losers across Canada.

2013 Canadian Hotel Valuation Index

HVS Canada is pleased to announce the publication of the 2013 Canadian Hotel Valuation Index.

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook January, 2013

The Current Status of Hotel Development Activity and Construction Costs in Canada

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook November, 2012

Hotel Financing Parameters in Canada

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook September, 2011

Western Canada, specifically Alberta, Saskatchewan, and northeastern British Columbia, is in the midst of another energy boom.