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Modular Construction: An Evolution in the Development of Modern Hotels

Though historically associated with residential and low-rise commercial buildings, modular construction has gone more upscale in recent years. What are the benefits, and what should hotel developers consider before going modular?

2017 Middle East Hotel Survey – Chaos, Consolidation & Opportunity

The region continues to face distraught; dwindling economic conditions, changing demographics and source markets, and a saturation of luxury hotels pose an opportunity for developers to build mid-market.

HVS Market Pulse: Reno, NV

After recovering from an influx of new supply followed by the recession, hotel developers are looking again at Reno. New start-ups and business expansions have also stoked interest in non-gaming hotels in this historically casino-centered market.

Market Pulse: Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN

Three distinct but adjacent markets in Minnesota account for well over half of all hotel business in the state. Driven by strong performance and growth in demand, hotel supply in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington is on the rise.

Trends and Opportunities South America

This article analyzes the hospitality results and forecasts in South America. By understanding the main challenges and opportunities of the industry, it is possible to offer some tools to managers and investors to build their strategies.

Market Pulse: Tucson, AZ

Having struggled since the recession, hotel performance in Tucson has begun to rebound. New developments in the city, coming during a maturing national lodging cycle, should help the market gain momentum.

Key Takeaways: The CREF/MBA Conference 2017

This year marks a decade since the last peak in commercial real estate. Speakers at the 2017 CREF conference predict stability in lending activity, though tax and labor issues could curtail new construction.

HVS Key Takeaways: Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka 2017

The 2nd edition of the THINC Sri Lanka conference brought together 170 stakeholders to discuss the vast potential of the hospitality sector as well as the key opportunities and challenges that lay ahead.

Market Pulse: St. Louis, MO

The gateway city’s hotel market is amid a steady expansion and continues to present attractive investment opportunities.

Industry Insights: Impacts of Major Brand PIPs

The increase of new supply across the United States, the aging condition of limited-service hotels, and an inconsistency of quality across branded hotels has required franchisors to create and implement new design standards.