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Navigate the Pitfalls Motel Valuations – Part 2

In Part II of this article, I discuss the importance of diving into local market comparable sales when facing an independent motel valuation. Equally important is knowing the market’s prevalent RRM and sales price per key.

NYU Conference Takeaways: Cautious Optimism Turns to Caution

The 41st NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference wrapped up on June 4, 2019, and the overall sentiment of the event was one of caution, a shift from a sentiment of cautious optimism at conferences earlier in the year.

Navigate the Pitfalls Motel Valuations – Part 1

In Part 1 of this series, I discuss the importance of deriving a proper revenue estimate for valuations of independent, budget motels and testing its reasonableness against the norms for the neighborhood and market.

Brands Performance Update

Major public hotel companies recently released their year-end 2018 performance data. Of the 61 brands that report RevPAR statistics, most enjoyed an extended period of high occupancy levels and modest rate growth in 2018.

HVS Market Pulse: Southeastern U.S. Hotel Markets Poised for Strong 2019

Overall, the pulse of each area within the Southeast region was positive, with some expecting some softening in occupancy this year, which mirrors our overall national sentiment. ADR growth should keep overall RevPAR change in the positive column.

Many Hotel Sellers Won Big in 2018

On average, hotel prices increased significantly in 2018, as a strong pool of buyers with favorable outlooks kept downward pressure on cap rates.

HVS Market Pulse: Oklahoma City Rising

Downtown Oklahoma City offers great lodging variety that allows a traveler to pick from the unique to the mainstream.

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.

2019 United States Hotel Industry Outlook

We live in interesting times. Each day, we cannot be sure which way the stock market will swing, with its volatile nature and seemingly knee-jerk reactions to the trade and policy headline of the day.

HVS Performance Report: Spa Department 2018

This report is the first annual performance report published by HVS that will track and monitor spa department performance and profitability.