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HVS Market Pulse: San Francisco, CA

The San Francisco hotel market experienced strong momentum in 2016, matching the city’s vigorous economy. Although the development pipeline is anticipated to expand, the construction and opening of new hotels should continue at a modest pace.

San Francisco Lodging - A Peak Into the Market

San Francisco’s growth and economic expansion continue. With near-peak demand levels and a limited pipeline of new supply, hotel performance has been outstanding and has fueled a healthy transaction market.

In Focus - Chinese Investment in U.S. Hotels is Still Going Strong

U.S. hotel demand is increasing out of China, Chinese investors continue to purchase stakes in U.S. hotel properties, and major Chinese real estate companies have begun to develop mixed-use projects in the U.S.

In Focus: San Francisco Hotel Market - Best of the West

San Francisco’s hospitality industry has momentum in 2014, with near-peak visitation, occupancy, and per-key transaction prices. What are development and transactions trends? How will continued lack of new supply plus record ADR affect future demand?

Hotel Capitalization Rates and the Impact of Cap Ex

Hotel capitalization rates hold steady in current market environment, yet increasing need for capital improvements as assets age can affect values and rates of return. This article evaluates impact of cap ex on hotel cap rates and exit strategies.