Highlights of the recent changes in the 36 European markets analysed in the HVS annual European Hotel Valuation Index, in terms of trading performance and transactions, as well as an indication of the anticipated hotel values by the end of 2010
Seller financing is becoming more prevalent in hotel real estate transactions. This analysis outlines contemporary thinking on seller financing while illustrating its impact on value in a hypothetical case study.
In 2009, HVS provided valuation and expert testimony for the Yellowstone Club in US Court. The appraisal of the private club, resort and master planned community, financed by Credit Suisse, shares insights into causes of the global financial crisis.
The 2009 U.S. Hotel Valuation Index (HVI), tracking 65 major markets and the United States as a whole, discusses the historical and projected impact of the credit crisis and resultant recession upon U.S. hotel values.
Lenders who originated loans in 2006 and 2007 in the peak of the economic cycle should now be closely monitoring the performance of these loans to develop strategies to mitigate risk and exposure as economic conditions are now vastly different.