Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

Canadian Lodging Outlook Quarterly 2019-Q3

RevPar growth across Canada is flat through the third quarter of 2019. On a provincial level, BC leads the pack with over 3.0% growth with Quebec on its heels at 2.5%. Newfoundland struggles to absorb new supply with a near 6.0% decline and Manitoba's softer market leads to a 3.0% decrease.

HVS Market Pulse: Madison, Wisconsin

After experiencing year-over-year RevPAR growth since 2010, hotel supply in Downtown Madison has finally caught up with demand; however, the outlook remains positive given the diverse industries and breadth of demand generators in the market.

The Current Impact of Brand PIP Requirements on Hotel Sales

During the execution of numerous transactions during 2019, the HVS Brokerage & Advisory team has fielded a myriad of questions from buyer groups about the impact of needed PIPs on asset prices. We are seeing increased variability in PIPs. Thus, a buyer group’s estimate is of paramount importance.

Equity Yield Rates on the Decline

In our most recent review, we found that equity yield rates, on average, have shown a continued trend of decline in the full-service and luxury hotels sector, as well as the lower-tier limited-service sector, with the select-service and upscale limited-service sector showing stability.

HVS Market Pulse: Interstate 5 Corridor Tourism Destinations in Oregon

A few major cities in Oregon, including the state’s capital, are located along Interstate 5, a major corridor that spans the length of the West Coast. Salem, Eugene, and Medford are prominent stops and growing tourism destinations along this route.

2019 U.S. Hotel Franchise Fee Guide

The HVS U.S. Hotel Franchise Fee Guide provides a comparative review of hotel franchises based on their applicable franchise fees. Hotels are complicated investments. Selecting an appropriate franchise affiliation for a property entails exhaustive research and investigation by an investor.

Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2019

The Market Snapshot: Asia Pacific 2019 highlights an overview of transaction activity in the region and presents 12 countries’ current hospitality landscape; each covering demand and supply dynamics, hotel performances, and key transactions.

UK Hotel Market Tracker Q3 2019

AlixPartners, STR and HVS have published the Q3 2019 UK Hotel Market Tracker. The Hotel Market Tracker analyses performance, supply and transactions in London and the UK regions.

In Focus: Corfu, Greece

This market snapshot provides an overview of the recent performance of the lodging industry in the island of Corfu in Greece, the capital of the Ionian islands and the sunniest part of Greece, in terms of demand and supply and analyzes past and future tourism trends.

In Focus: Vietnam, Discover the Boundless Allure of the Land of Rising Dragon

In Focus: Vietnam 2019 provides an overview of Vietnam’s ten leading provinces' tourism landscape and hotel market performance, infrastructure development, hotel transactions and investment in 2018 and outlook.