When it comes to raising capital for hotel projects in today’s market, hoteliers have many options to explore, as long as they come armed with solid numbers on hotel performance, revenues, expenses, and projections on value.
In most hotel P&Ls, usually towards the bottom, is a heading called Non-Operating Income and Expense, formerly known as Fixed Expenses. Few costs are uncontrollable in a hotel. There are simply some expenses which take longer to reduce than others!
On March 19, 2015, HVS Mexico City hosted the fifth annual Mexico Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference, a forum for interaction between market participants focused on defining market drivers and visualizing a path for sound industry growth.
Presentations and conversations at the 2015 ALIS conference touched on everything from new brands and supply to how falling oil prices, a rising dollar, and stability in the capital markets are affecting prospects for U.S. hotels.
HVS annually researches development costs of actual hotel construction budgets, industry reports, and uniform franchise offering circulars. This 2014/15 survey reports updated per-room development costs in the U.S. through the end of 2014.
ALIS presentation featured in the "Numbers" panel discussion on January 28, 2014, provides a recap of national market activity in 2013, covers current/recent cap rates, examines cap ex impacts on hotel cap rates/values, and gives an outlook for 2014.