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AM PM Hotels: Hotel Data and Intelligence

HVS London is pleased to present Hotel Bulletin: Q2 2013

German Bank Survey: There is money for hotel lending!

HVS London conducted a comprehensive survey with ten major German banks that are active in hotel lending. The survey assesses the investment activities and sentiment in German hotel lending. Presented in this article are the results and trends.

Umfrage Unter Deutschen Banken: Gute Chancen auf Hotelkredite?

HVS London führte eine umfassende und vertrauliche Umfrage bei den zehn größten deutschen Banken durch, die momentan Kredite an Hotels vergeben. Die Ergebnisse und Trends sind in diesem Artikel zusammengefasst.

Edinburgh Market Snapshot

Edinburgh is the second most visited city in the UK and its hotel market demonstrated strong resilience in the past 18 months. We explore hotel supply and demand, seasonality, recent transactions, the hotel pipeline and average values per room.

Design or Lifestyle? A Review of London's Boutique Hotel Scene

The eighties brought the world many design disasters, so it’s perhaps ironic that one of the most enduring hotel design trends was born in 1981, in London and San Francisco simultaneously.

European Hotel Valuation Index 2010

HVS London releases the latest edition of its annual review of European hotel value trends. The Hotel Valuation Index shows that on average hotel values across Europe fell 13%, the second year in succession the index has shown a drop in value.

European Hotel Transactions 2009 - An Age of Austerity

HVS London publishes its latest European Hotel Transaction Report, reflecting 2009 single asset and portfolio hotel transactions. European hotel investment activity fell by 50% to just over €3 billion: a drop of more than 85% on the volumes of 2007!

European Hotel Valuation Index - 2009

HVS’s London office released the latest edition of the Hotel Valuation Index (HVI). The survey shows that on average hotel values across Europe, measured in euro, showed the first annual fall in value since 2003.

European Hotel Transactions 2008

HVS’s London Office has today published its latest European Hotel Transaction Report, reflecting the 2008 single asset and portfolio hotel transactions. The huge reduction in deals compared to previous years is the most dramatic ever recorded by HVS.

Tim Smith's Letter To Santa Claus

Tim Smith, a director with HVS's London office, describes his ten wishes for the UK hotel industry in 2009