Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

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: Bend, Oregon

A top tourism destination in the Pacific Northwest, the city of Bend is experiencing a period of economic growth, including an influx of new and proposed hotels.

HVS Market Pulse: Greater Fort Myers, FL

The greater Fort Myers market thrives on tourism.

Colorado Board of Assessment Appeals (BAA) Confirms Rental Management Program as Intangible Asset

This ruling by the Colorado Board of Assessment Appeals confirms our theory on the valuation of hotels that manage third-party-owned condominiums through their rental management programs.

Hotel Cap Rates Hold Steady - Values Under Pressure

This article looks at hotel sales and capitalization rate trends, the impact of slowing RevPAR growth on hotel values, and the outlook for 2019.

Possessory Interests in Hotel Real Estate

Possessory interests result from unique circumstances. Understanding its origin and purpose is necessary when performing a possessory interest appraisal. This article describes possessory interest and provides valuation methodology guidance.

2018 Canadian Hotel Valuation Index

The HVS 2018 Canadian Hotel Valuation Index (HVI) not only released countrywide hotel values for 2017 but also projects the direction of these values through 2021.

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.

Are Colorado Ski-Resort Hotels Posed for a Rebound?

This article focuses on the hotels in Summit and Eagle Counties that provide a bed base for the Interstate 70/Front Range ski resorts in Colorado, such as Vail, Breckenridge, Loveland, Copper Mountain, Winter Park, Arapahoe Basin, and Keystone.

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.