Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

Impact Studies

As brands continually add new product types to fill a niche, hotel operators are becoming more aware of the potential threats from within their brand family.

Key Takeaways: Lodging Conference

These are the key takeaways from the 2017 Lodging Conference.

Las Vegas Casino & Hotel Market Outlook 2017

Las Vegas had 42.3 million visitors in 2015, breaking the previous record set in 2014. The record for number of visitors was broken for the third consecutive year in 2016, with 42.9 million visitors.

HVS Market Pulse: Indianapolis, IN

Occupancy and average rate have risen to peak levels in recent years, but with significant new supply in the pipeline, can Indianapolis maintain its positive momentum?

In Focus: Madrid, Spain

This market snapshot provides an overview of the recent performance of the lodging industry in Madrid, Spain, in terms of demand and supply and analyzes past and future tourism trends.

Hotel Bulletin Q3 2017

AlixPartners, AM:PM and HVS have published the Q3 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 after the Brexit referendum.

The Future of Casual Dining: What to Expect

The casual dining industry is losing market share as the popularity of Fast Casual, Quick Service and Fine Dining restaurant continue to grow revenue and consumer interest.

U.S. Hotel Development Cost Survey 2016/17

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.

Market Pulse: Toronto Airport Strip, ON, Canada

The YYZ hotel market has been capitalizing on growth in airport traffic. Hotel revenue growth is expected to shift from occupancy gains to rate increases as occupancy levels remain high and capital improvements to lodging facilities are completed.

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.