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Discovering Possible Off-The-Radar Investment Markets

At the 2019 Phoenix Lodging Conference, the HVS Team heard muted optimism and a view that growth in the next 24 months may vary widely across markets. We would encourage owners to investigate the sometimes overlooked top 50 MSAs that still could experience value appreciation in those 24 months.

Taking the Pulse of the Nation’s Largest Hotel Markets

HVS C&V leaders offer the pulse of their markets heading into the fall season. Out of 23 markets discussed, ten are rated as hot, nine are rated as mild, and the remaining four are rated as cooling.

HVS U.S. Hotel Development Cost Survey 2018/19

Each year, HVS researches and compiles development costs from our database of actual hotel construction budgets. This source now provides the basis for our illustrated total development costs per room/per product type.

Tap Our Research

HVS Americas publishes several research reports annually that can help you succeed in navigating the tricky waters of today’s hotel investment environment. This article summarizes our key publications.

HVS Market Pulse: Baltimore Ascending

Baltimore has come a long way over the last 20 years, developing a tourism infrastructure and experience for leisure and convention visitors that is impressive.

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.

HVS Market Pulse: Center City Philadelphia

While hotel supply in Philadelphia’s Center City is expected to increase approximately 18% over the next two years, potential for the underserved, midscale, limited-service hotel product still exists.

In Focus: Philadelphia, PA

Occupancy in Greater Philadelphia rose above 67% in 2014, and average rates continue to gain ground. The arrival of new supply in Center City next year is expected to have a minimal impact on occupancy, and rate growth should endure in the near term.

Atlantic City Casino and Hotel Market Outlook 2010

Atlantic City faces many challenges ahead. This article examines the visitation and revenues trends for Atlantic City and summarizes major developments occurring in 2010 and beyond, including the Pennsylvania table games.
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