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HVS Key Takeaways: Boutique Hotel Investment Conference 2016

The conference keyed in on ways for independent hotels to gain ground in today’s market, from financing avenues to booking channels. Changes in consumer behavior, with tastes favoring the hotel “experience” more than price or brand, were a highlight.

Access HVS Boston Key Takeaways

Access HVS Networking Event in Cambridge reveals strengths and challenges for New England markets.

2015 European Hotel Transactions

This article gives an overview of hotel investment volumes in Europe in 2015, discussing trends and forecasts and providing a comprehensive list of single asset and portfolio hotel deals above €7.5 million.

Key Hotel-Related Takeaways | MBA CREF16

Uncertainty in the CMBS market has slowed investment in commercial property, including hotels. Experts at the recent CREF conference, however, expect the impact to be temporary.

Seven Key Takeaways | The Americas Lodging Investment Summit 2016 (ALIS)

The annual Americas Lodging Investment Summit (ALIS) kicked off the year with insights into hotel transactions, performance, and lending trends. What do experts expect for the industry in 2016?

Positive Operating Leverage Results in Another Year of Hotel Value Gains; Cap Rates Start to Rise

Five years of steady cap rates and rising NOI have resulted in significant U.S. hotel asset appreciation. The current economic landscape is likely to cause hotel cap rates to rise in 2016, moderating future value gains.

Three Key Takeaways | 2015 CHICOS

HVS held its fifth annual Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) in San Juan, Puerto Rico on November 12–13, where discussions on financing trends, emerging markets, and development pipelines had a common theme: growth.

The Budget Hotel Sector's Position in the Sharing Economy

The sharing economy – a product of four mega trends affecting today’s society: rising urbanisation, changing demographics, shifts in power and a digital revolution. This article discusses current and future trends for budget hotels in this economy.

HVS Releases In Focus Hotel Market Report: Denver, CO

This year, Forbes named the greater Denver MSA as the “Best Place for Business and Careers,” just one of many accolades the area has received in recognition of Denver’s growth in recent years.

Key Takeaways | 4th Annual HVS Hotel Market Connections

The North American hotel industry is still firing on all cylinders, with year-to-date occupancies at an all-time high. While some markets face challenges from new supply, prospects appear healthy in the near term.