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Five Reasons Why Developers and Owners Love Hotel Leases

With both macro- and micro-trends supporting fixed-income hotel investments, here are five reasons why there has never been a better time to structure hotel leases in decades.

HVS Market Pulse: Lubbock, Texas

Government and private revitalization efforts loom large in Lubbock, with more than a dozen new hotels scheduled to arrive by 2020. Major redevelopment projects promise to drive the demand for lodging, although full absorption may take several years.

Market Pulse: Tampa, FL

While Tampa, like other Florida markets, experienced a sluggish exit out of the recession, current economic indicators and area developments point to healthy market conditions and growth.

The HVS Quarterly Hong Kong Update

This market snapshot provides an overview of the Q32017 performance of the lodging industry in Hong Kong, in terms of demand and supply, and the retail sector performance.

The HVS Quarterly Macau Update

The detrimental Category-10 Typhoon Hato struck Macau in August and left extensive damage to the city. How did it affect Macau’s visitor arrivals, hotel, and casino sectors amidst the city’s tourism industry recovery in 2017?

HVS Market Pulse: Galveston, Texas

Visitation to Galveston Island continues to climb, despite economic headwinds throughout the region, with cruise passengers continuing to bolster visitation numbers to one of Texas’s most popular islands.

Market Pulse: Raleigh, NC

Raleigh’s economy and hotel landscape continued to grow in 2016, despite controversial government measures that affected the entire state. Hotel supply expands to meet demand, and 2017 is expected to be generally positive for the lodging industry.

HVS Key Takeaways: CHICOS 2017

Attendees came together this November to attend HVS’s 7th annual Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS), hosted at the Fairmont Hamilton Princess in Hamilton, Bermuda.

Market Pulse: Hotel Demand Takes Flight at LAX

Robust passenger volume at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), a new stadium, and strong corporate demand should elevate the market to new heights.

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.