Insights & Publications

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Recent Insights/Articles

Interviews with Leaders - Mr. Yazan K. Haddad, CEO of Bahrain Marina Development Company

HVS interviews Mr. Yazan K. Haddad, CEO of Bahrain Marina Development Company, who leads the development of the unique waterfront mixed-use project. Bahrain Marina is expected to become one of the iconic lifestyle destinations in the Kingdom.

HVS Market Pulse: Hawai‘i Convention Center

This market analysis explores the advantages and disadvantages of the HCC’s position in the convention industry and analyzes the differences in event types, attendance, room nights, and operations between the HCC and comparable mainland centers.

A New Day in the Sun: CHICOS 2018

Attendees came together this November to attend HVS’s 8th annual Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS), hosted at the Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda.

HVS Hotel Development Cost Survey 2017/18

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: Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. remains a top draw for leisure, convention, business, and government demand, with market-wide RevPAR ranking among the highest in the nation. Convention activity and tourism continue to grow, pushing the overall market performance.

2018 HVS Performance Report: Spa Department

This report is the first annual performance report published by HVS that will track and monitor spa department performance and profitability.

HVS Market Pulse: Kansas City

Kansas City experiences a wave of new hotel development born by a surge of economic development.

HVS Market Pulse: Fort Lauderdale, FL

This article investigates how hotel supply in the greater Fort Lauderdale area has moved from an inventory of limited- and select-service hotels to an inventory of upscale to luxury hotels associated with well-known brands in the industry.

HVS Market Pulse: Boston, MA

Boston continues to strengthen on several fronts. The entrance of new lodging supply has been back in full force in recent years. This article highlights some of the major commercial and hotel developments occurring throughout Boston.

HVS Market Pulse – 4th Quarter 2018

Our fourth-quarter Market Pulse shows key indicators of economic and hotel investment market data, including yield rates, cap rates, and additional forward-looking metrics.