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Impact of Countervailing Forces on Hotel Values and Cap Rates

After more than five years of relative stability, new factors are at play in the hotel investment market that will affect hotel capitalization rates and values in a changing economic landscape.

Meet the Money 2017 Key Takeaways

Hotel stakeholders shared a diversity of insights into U.S. hotel industry trends during the lifecycle of a hotel, including development, conversion/repositioning, and disposition.

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.

US Hotel Value Gains Moderate as RevPAR Growth Slows and Cap Rates Rise

Hotel assets continued to appreciate in 2016, but at a more modest pace due to slowing RevPAR growth and a rise in cap rates. The stock market rally following the election has led to cautious optimism about what 2017 will bring.

HVS Market Pulse: San Francisco, CA

The San Francisco hotel market experienced strong momentum in 2016, matching the city’s vigorous economy. Although the development pipeline is anticipated to expand, the construction and opening of new hotels should continue at a modest pace.

HVS U.S. Hotel Development Cost Survey 2015/16

Each year, HVS researches development costs from our database of actual hotel construction budgets, industry reports, and franchise disclosure documents. These sources provide the basis for our range of component costs per room.

ALIS 2014 Conference: HVS Presents Industry Outlook & US Hotel Transactions

ALIS presentation featured in the "Numbers" panel discussion on January 28, 2014, provides a recap of national market activity in 2013, covers current/recent cap rates, examines cap ex impacts on hotel cap rates/values, and gives an outlook for 2014.

Hotel Capitalization Rates Stabilize as Market Forces Create State of Equilibrium

Hotel capitalization rates are stabilizing due to the counter balancing forces of a healthy transaction market, a shortage of product for sale, the low cost of capital and the slowing of net income gains.

Announcing: Hotel Investments: Issues and Perspectives, Fifth Edition, including HVS San Francisco’s Suzanne R. Mellen’s “ Hotel Valuation” chapter.

Including contributions from the hospitality industry’s top investment experts, this must-read book focuses on current trends in hotel valuation, methodology and issues affecting hotel investment.

Hotel Transaction Activity Slows, Cap Rates Rise

Major hotel sales activity was robust during the first half of 2011. Transactions have resumed but will continue to face headwinds in 2012 due to continuing economic and political uncertainty.