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Hotel Valuation Index : Houston

The HVI is the authoritative guide to U.S. hotel values, giving hotel stakeholders an educated edge in buying, selling, and holding opportunities. This online tool provides historical and projected values and RevPAR for the Houston market.

The Current Impact of Brand PIP Requirements on Hotel Sales

During the execution of numerous transactions during 2019, the HVS Brokerage & Advisory team has fielded a myriad of questions from buyer groups about the impact of needed PIPs on asset prices. We are seeing increased variability in PIPs. Thus, a buyer group’s estimate is of paramount importance.

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.

AAHOA 2019 State of the Hotel Industry

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.

HVS Market Pulse: Houston, Texas

The Houston lodging market has experienced significant fluctuations in recent years, driven by increases in supply, an energy recession, a Super Bowl, two MLB post-season runs, and one of the costliest natural disasters of all time. In this article, we look at where we go from here.

HVS Market Pulse: Gaylord Rockies – Impact on Denver Lodging Submarkets

Denver has experienced record levels of lodging demand over the past several years; however, new supply, including the recent opening of the Gaylord Rockies, is expected to result in increased competition for full-service hotels throughout Denver.

HVS Market Pulse: Dallas, TX

The greater Dallas area continues to be a focal point of corporate relocation and expansion, and a building boom is evident in both the urban core and outlying suburbs, with hotel construction on the rise.

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.

HVS Market Pulse: Lake Charles Metro Area

Other Louisiana hotel markets have been affected by the downturn in crude oil prices that began mid-year 2014; however, recent expansions in the petrochemical and liquified natural gas industries have mitigated the impact of a significant downturn.

Public Involvement in Convention Center Hotel Financing

Public sector involvement in convention center hotels is common due to high cost of development and lack of private capital for such investments. Many communities provide public subsidies to projects that are not feasible on a purely private basis.

HVS Perspectives: Center Stage at ALIS

For 2017, the highest RevPAR growth is anticipated for markets such as Sacramento, Washington D.C., Tucson, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, Houston, and Nashville, per the ALIS presentations.
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