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Monte Carlo, Monaco Upscale Hotel Market

This article discusses the performance of the upscale hotel market in Monte Carlo over the last few years. It discusses recent supply and demand trends, and presents our forecast of how the market is expected to perform in the coming years.

Milan, Italy - Upscale Hotel Market

In this article we present recent tourist visitation trends in the Milan market and consider the upscale hotel performance for the last three years. We also present our performance forecast up to 2016 and discuss the current values of Milan's hotels.

Hotel Market Snapshot Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi is one of the key markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. This article explores tourism trends and hotel developments before evaluating hotel performance from 2009 to 2011 and providing five-year forecasts of occupancy, average rate and RevPAR.

2012 European Hotel Valuation Index

The 2012 European Hotel Valuation Index tracks trends in upscale hotel values in 33 key European markets. 2011 started as a year of improved performance, but it deteriorated to renewed uncertainty about the future during the second half of the year.

Hotel Investment Sentiment in France - Conservatively Optimistic Expectations

HVS and ESSEC surveyed the French hotel market and gauged investment and lending parameters used. This article reports the results of the participants’ expectations. Lending and investment parameters will be reported in a forthcoming article.

Gothenburg Hotel Market Snapshot

This market snapshot is part of a series of articles that HVS produces on key hotel sectors. In writing these articles we combine the expertise of HVS with STR Global data. Our analysis is based on data for a sample of 28 properties in Gothenburg.

The Parisian Hotel Market - Illuminations from the City of Light - French Version

This article presents an overview of hotel performance for the Paris market and provides our views on expected performance for the next three years. We also discuss the transactions market, values per room and new investors over the last year.

The Paris Hotel Market - Illuminations from the City of Light

This article presents an overview of hotel performance for the Paris market and provides our views on expected performance for the next three years. We also discuss the transactions market, values per room and new investors over the last year.

Upscale Hotel Market, Brussels, Belgium

This article discusses the performance and investment environment of the upscale hotel market in Brussels over the last few years and presents our forecast of how it will perform in the coming years.

The Art & Science of Hotel Valuation in an Economic Downturn

In this article we demonstrate how distressed values are at least 15-20% lower than Market Values. Hence, the importance of making sure that the value doesn’t penalise the medium-term performance of the asset by assuming distressed market conditions.