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HVS Market Pulse: Houston, Texas

The Houston lodging market has experienced significant fluctuations in recent years, driven by increases in supply, an energy recession, a Super Bowl, two MLB post-season runs, and one of the costliest natural disasters of all time. In this article, we look at where we go from here.

HVS Market Pulse: Arlington, Texas

Both the hotel landscapes in North and South Arlington continue to evolve as the city remains an entertainment capital of the state and as new commercial development helps spur new hotel construction.

HVS Market Pulse: Dallas, TX

The greater Dallas area continues to be a focal point of corporate relocation and expansion, and a building boom is evident in both the urban core and outlying suburbs, with hotel construction on the rise.

Market Pulse: Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth continues to experience a growth boom as the development landscape in both the urban and suburban submarkets evolves. How will an influx of proposed hotel supply affect the city’s downtown and outlying submarkets?

HVS Market Pulse: Lubbock, Texas

Government and private revitalization efforts loom large in Lubbock, with more than a dozen new hotels scheduled to arrive by 2020. Major redevelopment projects promise to drive the demand for lodging, although full absorption may take several years.

In Focus: Austin, TX

Job growth in the Austin-Round Rock MSA, especially with respect to highly skilled, highly educated positions, ranks among the best in the nation.

HVS Market Pulse: East Texas

East Texas hotel markets along Interstates 20 and 30 benefit from a diversity of economic drivers, which have helped stave off the negative impacts of a drop in oil prices.

In Focus: Houston, TX

Thanks to energy-driven demand, Houston achieved record occupancy levels in 2014. The recent fall of oil and gas prices and more than 5,000 new rooms on the horizon poses a challenge to market-wide occupancy, though average rates continue to climb.

In Focus: Houston, Texas

A booming economy, along with record growth in population and jobs, is bringing about the best lodging market performance in Houston’s history. Can hoteliers count on this growth to last?