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In Focus: St. Louis, MO

Hotel values in St. Louis are rising, and RevPAR reached a new high in 2015. A rise in convention bookings, along with expansion efforts aimed at drawing more leisure demand, provide for an optimistic outlook for the city’s hotel industry.

HVS U.S. Hotel Development Cost Survey 2015/16

Each year, HVS researches development costs from our database of actual hotel construction budgets, industry reports, and franchise disclosure documents. These sources provide the basis for our range of component costs per room.

Key Takeaways: Hunter Hotel Conference

The Hunter Hotel Conference brought out insights from every corner of the industry, marking potential upsets and opportunities to gain ground for U.S. hoteliers in 2016.

In Focus: Hampton Roads, VA

Though on the verge of an influx of new hotel supply, demand in Hampton Roads has risen in recent years, improving occupancy and allowing hoteliers to command better rates.

In Focus: Seattle, WA

Occupancy swung above 75% for Seattle’s hotel industry in 2014, a reflection of the city’s blossoming economy. High demand has also supported strong average rates and rising hotel values.

In Focus: Denver, CO

Denver’s growth this year reflects what many hotel developers and owners have been witnessing—as a market for jobs, business, and development, Denver continues to outperform.

Key Takeaways | 4th Annual HVS Hotel Market Connections

The North American hotel industry is still firing on all cylinders, with year-to-date occupancies at an all-time high. While some markets face challenges from new supply, prospects appear healthy in the near term.

The 2012 HVS Regional Hotel Summit Series: A Review

Nearly 500 hotel owners, lenders, brokers, and developers joined with other hotel experts from HVS and major brands to discuss current and future trends in the U.S. hotel industry.

Mustering Military Demand in Southeastern Hotel Markets

Military installations—some expanded, others diminished—in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina are impacting hotel demand and average rates.