Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) convention welcomed nearly 9,000 attendees in its most widely attended event in history. Reportedly, one out of every two hotels in the United States is owned by members of this important association.
From Sacramento to Bakersfield, Central California is known as the “Food Basket of the World.” As the most populated city in the in the Central Valley, Fresno is the epicenter of California’s agriculture industry and the commercial, financial, and cultural hub of the region.
Preparing for a galaxy far away at the happiest place on earth, hotels owners are looking toward an optimistic future given the record attendance levels at both theme parks and a strong historical precedent for the positive impact of new attractions.
In 2018, Los Angeles welcomed a record 50 million visitors, with hotel occupancies and average rates reaching peak levels. Nevertheless, hotels have begun to feel the effects of new supply. This article provides an outlook for 2019.
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.