Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

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.

2019 in the Caribbean Region: 'Cause Every Little Thing Gonna Be Alright

Along the lines of the Bob Marley song, the Caribbean is “alright” despite lingering issues such as post-Hurricane rebuilding, new supply, and Sargassum. Resiliency continues as hoteliers have focused on crisis management and innovative product types to drive tourism and investment in the region.

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.

HVS Market Pulse: Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia’s hospitality industry and overall economy are expected to continue to be spurred by a recent tax incentive, strength of area businesses, and growing tourism.

The Growth of Micro Hotels in North America

This article provides insight into the unique design of micro hotels, where demand is growing, and why these properties are a favourable investment to meet the growing demand of millennial travellers.

Paid Publication HVS Hotel Brokers Survey

Reports

  Fall 2018 Survey Contact Denise Galland
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  Fall 2016 Survey Contact Denise Galland
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The HVS Hotel Brokers Survey is published twice annually and provides an important look at cap rate trends, multipliers, and other key investment metrics for the US hotel industry. HVS reaches out to active hotel brokers in the US to participate in the survey, and their insights provide you with the pulse of the market as it relates to these key topics:

  • Discount Rates by Hotel Product Type
  • Going-in Cap Rates by Hotel Product Type
  • Exit Cap Rates by Hotel Product Type
  • Current Rooms Revenue Multipliers
  • Hotel Exposure Time and Marketing Time by Hotel Product Type
  • Selling Expenses by Hotel Product Type
  • Effects of Liquidation
  • Insights into Specific Markets, As Provided
  • Market sentiment: cooling, steady, hot

Contact Denise Galland to order a copy of this report.

Cost: $295 USD

How Many Rooms Is Too Many?: Per-capita Demand and the Hotel Cycle

It pays to be mindful of how a decline could affect individual markets and where unaccommodated demand might pop up in the ensuing recovery.

Paris Hotel Market – A Rocky Start to the Year

This market pulse provides an overview of the tourism and hotel market in Paris. This snapshot discusses recent tourism trends, the impact of new supply on performance and provides a summary of the hotel pipeline.

HVS 2019 Hotel Parking Survey

This report provides a look at what hotels are charging for parking across the U.S. and offers insights on parking garage operations. The survey will be updated annually.

HVS Industry Statistics Update – Q3 2019

The Quarterly Market Pulse shows key economic metrics that relate to the hotel industry’s recent performance and near-term forecast.