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Hotel Management Contracts In Europe

This article reviews the main terms of a typical European hotel management contract. Note that the terms and definitions provided below are broad indications and that any of these terms can vary depending on various factors.

Hotel F&B - To Lease or Not to Lease?

The primary role of the F&B department is to enhance the overall profits of a hotel. Many claim hotels with F&B should maximize the department’s profit or lease income. Instead, maybe the departmental profit motive should be secondary.

French Polynesia - Investors' Paradise ?

French Polynesia has developed into the ultimate South Pacific destination, a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ journey only affordable by a privileged few. Significant tax incentives are available to developers to encourage further development.

Canadian Lodging Outlook October 2005

The Facts About Induced Demand

CMBS Emerging Market Dominance

The real estate capital markets demonstrate a remarkable ability to change and adapt. Perhaps, the most significant example is the emergence of the Commercial Mortgage Backed Security (CMBS)...

Bridging the Gap on Hotel Financing with Aggressive Lending Parameters

As the national economy continues to rebound from the 2001 economic downturn, the hotel industry also follow this positive trend with impressive annual RevPAR growths, beginning in 2004.

Asset Management Scope and Compensation: A Wide Spectrum

Asset managers provide a wide range of management oversight, analysis, and support to hotel owners. The specific scope of services is tailored to each owner. Compensation is usually a flat fee or a fee that is a percentage of gross revenues.

Parking Asset Management

Even More Spare Change In The Parking Couch...The Second Edition of a Three Part Series on Parking Asset Management Success

Economy Lodging: Always In Transition

Since its inception, the economy segment has undergone a continual process of transition. Although most owners, operators and lenders take a “stick to the basics” approach, a problem arises when one attempts to define just what “the basics” are.

Anatomy of a Hotel Investment Fund

An inside look at one of the nation’s top hotel acquisition funds. Find out what they are looking for and what are they buying.