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Hotel Valuation Index : Boston

The HVI is the authoritative guide to U.S. hotel values, giving hotel stakeholders an educated edge in buying, selling, and holding opportunities. This online tool provides historical and projected values and RevPAR for the Boston market.

Strong Rate Growth and New Travelers Discovering New York State’s Resort Markets: The Impact of COVID-19 and the Recovery of the Finger Lakes, the Adirondacks, and the Catskills/Hudson Valley Markets

While New York City has been the focus of discussion around the state’s pandemic recovery, the Finger Lakes, the Adirondacks, and the Catskills/Hudson Valley markets have offered some of the biggest surprises. This article looks at how these three resort markets have fared throughout the pandemic, as well as the factors affecting their recent performance.

The Investment Life Cycle of a Hotel

In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the effect it has had on lending and new development in the hospitality industry, it may be beneficial to review the basics and walk through the investment life cycle of a hospitality asset. This guide is intended to be a helpful reference for a seasoned hospitality professional, a student looking to break into the industry, and anyone in between.

The Long Road Back: COVID-19’s Impact on the Boston Lodging Market

The COVID-19 pandemic brought Boston’s hotel market to its knees. How far has the Boston hotel market fallen? How does this compare to other major metropolitan areas? What will the recovery look like?

HVS Market Pulse: Fort Lauderdale

Hotels in Fort Lauderdale and the greater market recorded a banner year in 2019. The new decade kicked off a strong start with expectations that the momentum would continue, led by the demand from Super Bowl LIV held in nearby Miami Gardens. However, the onset of COVID-19 in March 2020 brought travel to a sudden standstill across the nation, immediately impacting hotels in the local market.

HVS Market Pulse: The Florida Keys Lodging Market

The COVID-19 global pandemic has significantly impacted lodging markets across the country; however, each submarket has been affected differently, which has largely depended on the supply and demand forces of that submarket. As a renowned leisure destination that has weathered economic downturns and natural/ecological disasters in the past, the Florida Keys has proven to be resilient, and this recovery should be no different.

Pandemics and the Lodging Industry

With the Coronavirus scare gaining momentum, this article revisits the 2003 SARS pandemic, seeking insight into the potential impact on individual markets and travel as a whole.

Taking the Pulse of the Nation’s Largest Hotel Markets

HVS C&V leaders offer the pulse of their markets heading into the fall season. Out of 23 markets discussed, ten are rated as hot, nine are rated as mild, and the remaining four are rated as cooling.

HVS U.S. Hotel Development Cost Survey 2018/19

Each year, HVS researches and compiles development costs from our database of actual hotel construction budgets. This source now provides the basis for our illustrated total development costs per room/per product type.

Market Pulse: Annapolis, MD

Recent hotel transactions show investor confidence in this high-barrier-to-entry market near the major metropolitan areas of Baltimore and D.C. This article illustrates the current conditions and lodging metrics of the Annapolis market.
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