Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

2017 European Hotel Lending Survey

HVS London reviewed and analysed the current lending environment for hotels following a comprehensive survey conducted among hotel teams of leading European banks.

HVS Market Pulse: Pattaya, Thailand

The following article provides an overview of Pattaya, its tourism industry, the recent dynamics of the local lodging market and a brief outlook of its future potential.

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.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2016-Q4

Canada’s lodging market had a robust year in 2016. There was a net increase of more than 4,000 new rooms which was more than absorbed with RevPAR up 5.0%.

Market Pulse: Houston, TX

New high-end hotel supply, a burgeoning Convention District, and the national spotlight of Super Bowl LI have boosted the revitalization of Downtown Houston’s hotel market, with positive trends in demand and performance expected to continue in 2017.

HVS Market Pulse: Antigua

Caribbean Journal’s 2016 “Destination of the Year,” Antigua’s growing tourism industry has spurred developer interest in building new luxury hotels on the island. An innovative financing-through-citizenship program is helping to fund the effort.

Key Considerations for Historic Building Conversions

In response to rising demand for unique designs, developers are turning to adaptive reuse as a means of creating one-of-a-kind hotels. Historic building conversions come with their own sets of challenges, balanced by potential rewards.

HVS Perspectives: Center Stage at ALIS

For 2017, the highest RevPAR growth is anticipated for markets such as Sacramento, Washington D.C., Tucson, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, Houston, and Nashville, per the ALIS presentations.

HVS Market Pulse: Baytown, TX

Billions of development dollars are at work in Baytown, Texas, including the massive Cedar Crossing Industrial Park, the largest on the Gulf Coast and the fifth largest in the world. As the energy market recovers, Baytown hotels stand to benefit.

HVS Market Pulse: Irvine, CA

Irvine has the most area of any city in California’s Orange County, yet the market offers only 16 hotels. New supply is arriving this year, a response to growing demand from Irvine businesses and demand generators outside the city.