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HVS Market Pulse: Colorado Springs, CO - Downtown Poised for Revitalization

Downtown has historically lacked the inertia to overcome economic conditions to transition to a new identity worthy of this city’s rich history. The City for Champions and urban renewal initiatives could be the impetus needed for revitalization.

HVS Market Pulse: Boulder, CO

Boulder is a target market for hotel companies and brands. The city’s strong corporate and leisure demand, combined with a major university, makes it a perfect hotel market. Despite the ideal hotel environment with strong market performance, new hotel development has been limited.

HVS Market Pulse: San Diego, CA

The second-largest city in California is benefiting from record occupancy levels and new ADR peaks, despite the entrance of new supply.

Canadian Hotel Development Cost Survey 2018

Each year, HVS researches and compiles development costs from our database of actual hotel construction budgets. This source now provides the basis for our illustrated total development costs per room/per product type.

HVS Market Pulse: Gainesville, FL

There’s more to Gainesville than football, which says a lot when the University of Florida (UF) Gators have won eight SEC titles and three national championships. Gainesville serves as the commercial center for the North Central Florida region.

HVS Market Pulse: Minneapolis - After the Super Bowl

Minneapolis is home to many Fortune 500 companies and more than 11,000 hotel rooms. High quality of life, diversity of employers, and leisure attractions continue to entice demand and an ensuing level of hotel development to the area.

HVS Market Pulse: Southeastern U.S. Hotel Markets Poised for Strong 2019

Overall, the pulse of each area within the Southeast region was positive, with some expecting some softening in occupancy this year, which mirrors our overall national sentiment. ADR growth should keep overall RevPAR change in the positive column.

HVS Market Pulse: Detroit, MI

Record levels of demand, coupled with Detroit’s improved reputation, have driven hotel developers to the city. Multiple hotel projects in the pipeline are expected to complement the vast amount of development efforts throughout the city.

HVS Market Pulse: Gaylord Rockies – Impact on Denver Lodging Submarkets

Denver has experienced record levels of lodging demand over the past several years; however, new supply, including the recent opening of the Gaylord Rockies, is expected to result in increased competition for full-service hotels throughout Denver.

HVS Market Pulse: Rochester, MN – Medicine at the Forefront of Development

Anchored by the Mayo Clinic, Downtown Rochester has experienced a plethora of development attributed to the $5.6-billion Destination Medical Center (DMC) initiative, which is the largest economic development initiative in Minnesota’s history.