Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

In Focus: Countryside of Tuscany, Italy

This article provides a market snapshot of Tuscany, Italy. Tuscany represents one of the most established touristic markets in Europe and the third most visited region in Italy, widely known for its landscapes, traditions, history and artistic legacy

Meet the Money 2017 Key Takeaways

Hotel stakeholders shared a diversity of insights into U.S. hotel industry trends during the lifecycle of a hotel, including development, conversion/repositioning, and disposition.

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2017-Q1

In the first quarter of 2017, the Canadian lodging market continues to fire on all cylinders with RevPAR growth outpacing 2016 growth. Alberta and Newfoundland are charting positive growth for the first time in three years!

In Focus: Malaysia – A Rising Opportunity

This article aims to highlight Malaysia’s current and future hotel market. It further discusses the rise of lifestyle hotels and the adaption of hotel brands to Millennials’ travel behaviour.

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?

Soft Brands - Future Opportunities in the Canadian Market

This article analyzes the key factors that are causing the slow uptake of soft branded hotels across Canada, and the future growth that is expected.

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.

Hotel Bulletin Q1 2017

AlixPartners, AM:PM and HVS have published the Q1 2017 Hotel Bulletin. The Hotel Bulletin analyses demand, supply pipeline and transactions in the hotel market in 12 cities across the UK. Includes a focus on branded hotel supply in the UK.

Purchase Price Allocations for Hospitality Assets

This article provides a brief overview of purchase price allocations of hospitality assets performed under Accounting Standards Codification Topic 805.

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.