Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

Geneva - Ripe for Budget?

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Geneva, Switzerland. It discusses recent tourism trends, challenges encountered in light of the currency situation and provides a summary of the extensive hotel pipeline.

2018 European Hotel Lending Survey

This study presents the current lending environment for hotels. It consists of four topics, (1) lending parameters, (2) availability of debt by project and chain-scale segment, (3) loan characteristics, and (4) an outlook on lending criteria.

Market Pulse: Palm Springs & Desert Cities

With demand levels on the rise and several redevelopment and revitalization projects occurring in the area, the Coachella Valley is experiencing a renaissance.

Hotel Bulletin Q4 2017

AlixPartners, AM:PM and HVS have published the Q4 2017 Hotel Bulletin. The Hotel Bulletin analyses demand, supply, pipeline and transactions in the hotel market in 12 UK cities. Includes a focus on UK performance over the last five years.

Supply-Induced Hotel Demand in Portland, Maine: A Case Study

In this article, the author considers the phenomenon of supply-induced demand in the hotel industry, using the recent experience of Portland, Maine, as the case example.

Market Pulse: San Diego, CA

The second-largest city in California and the eighth-largest city in the United States, has 70 miles of glorious coastline and a year-round average daily forecast of 70 degrees Fahrenheit, with annual occupancy levels reaching the high 70s.

2018 European Hotel Lending Survey

This study presents the current lending environment for hotels. It consists of four topics, (1) lending parameters, (2) availability of debt by project and chain-scale segment, (3) loan characteristics, and (4) an outlook on lending criteria.

Africa: The Land of Opportunity

A review of the highlights and hotel openings 2017 in Africa and a preview of what Africa has in store in 2018.

Market Pulse: Downtown Los Angeles

A population boom and new development money in Downtown Los Angeles have led to a substantial increase in the hotel supply pipeline, with some new, large-scale, mixed-use projects contributing to the already dynamic renaissance of DTLA.

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.