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In Focus: Boston, MA

Commercial, leisure, and meeting and group demand has risen in the Boston market over the past two years, resulting in near-record occupancy levels for hotels. Though new supply is set to arrive over the next 2 years, demand is expected to hold pace.

In Focus: Philadelphia, PA

Occupancy in Greater Philadelphia rose above 67% in 2014, and average rates continue to gain ground. The arrival of new supply in Center City next year is expected to have a minimal impact on occupancy, and rate growth should endure in the near term.

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.

Market Intelligence Report 2013: Houston

With demand driven by energy, health care, and shipping, Houston’s hotel market reached historically high occupancy and average rate in 2013. The following article tracks trends in hotel supply, demand, and performance across the city’s submarkets.

HVS Market Intelligence Report: Lansing, Michigan

New business partnerships, investments in high-tech companies and facilities, and rising hotel demand and average rates point toward a path of growth for Lansing’s economy and hotels.

HVS Hotel Market Update: Colorado Springs Hotels in the Wake of the Waldo Canyon Fire

Wildfires ravaged lives and infrastructure on the northwest of Colorado Springs, setting off a scramble for hotel rooms. As the city rebuilds, major projects—including multimillion-dollar hotel renovations—aim to put the local economy back on track.

Building a Case for the Future: Determining if Now is the Right Time to Buy

HVS Hodges Ward Elliott has analyzed the major fundamentals of the hotel industry and current trends in other sectors of commercial real estate to determine how investors can capitalize on the current market.

Conquering the Credit Crunch: Part I

Unemployment rates are surging, global stock markets are crashing, commodities are collapsing, and the real estate bubble has finally burst. What moves can hotel developers make during the downturn?

What Part of No Don’t You Understand? How to Track and Assess Lost Group Business

Group sales managers in hotels, convention and conference center, and CVB’s need to understand the reasons for lost business. This article presents a comprehensive approach to lost business analysis that helps increase group sales.