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HVS Hotel Development Cost Survey 2010

The 2009/10 hotel development survey reports updated per-room development costs through the end of 2010. This year's survey reveals a range of factors impacting the turnkey cost of hotel development.”

Capex In Crisis

Steve Rushmore's May 2010 article for Lodging Hospitality.

Optimize the Bottom Line with Facility Optimization

A recent HVS Eco Services Facility Optimization analysis identified potential savings of $1,053,726 per year - a 14% reduction in annual energy costs for a portfolio of fifteen full-service hotels located in various regions across the United States.

Development Cost - One Step in Hotel Feasibility Analysis

Feasible hotel development requires more than a cursory look at market trends. Analyzing the performance of individual properties can provide greater insight into potential niche development.

2008 Hotel Development Cost Survey

The 2008 hotel development survey reports updated per-room development costs for 2007.

Managing a Hotel Renovation to Minimize Guest Inconvenience and Loss of Revenue

A summary on the actions that are essential in order to initiate a "painless as possible" renovation of a hotel while concurrently minimizing the financial impact on the hotel's bottom line.

Canadian Lodging Outlook September 2007

What Were The Major Factors Affecting Capital Expenditures From 2000 To 2005?

2007 Hotel Development Cost Survey

The 2007 Hotel Development Survey reports updated per-room development costs for 2006.

Hotel Development Cost Survey 2006

The 2006 Hotel Development Survey reports updated per-room development costs for 2005.

The Value of an Owner's Representative

Discussing Project Management in the hospitality sector.