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HVS Market Pulse: Minneapolis-St. Paul Lodging Market Perceptions

Albeit often not the winter weather, the lower cost of living, numerous leisure and recreational attractions, and the presence of Fortune 500 companies drives the appeal of the Twin Cities. While 2018 was a record year for the metro hospitality market, 2019 was less profitable for many of the roughly 370 hotels in the hub of the nation’s friendliest state.

HVS Market Pulse: Minneapolis - After the Super Bowl

Minneapolis is home to many Fortune 500 companies and more than 11,000 hotel rooms. High quality of life, diversity of employers, and leisure attractions continue to entice demand and an ensuing level of hotel development to the area.

HVS Market Pulse: Rochester, MN – Medicine at the Forefront of Development

Anchored by the Mayo Clinic, Downtown Rochester has experienced a plethora of development attributed to the $5.6-billion Destination Medical Center (DMC) initiative, which is the largest economic development initiative in Minnesota’s history.

Market Pulse: Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN

Three distinct but adjacent markets in Minnesota account for well over half of all hotel business in the state. Driven by strong performance and growth in demand, hotel supply in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington is on the rise.

In Focus: Minneapolis, MN

Major events and tourism boosted occupancy and average rate in the Twin Cities in 2015. Hotels stand to benefit from increased visitation in the years to come, keeping average rates and property values on the rise.

HVS Market Intelligence Report: Minneapolis, Minnesota

The "City of Lakes" boasts a lodging market with remarkable resilience to national economic trends.

Get Involved in the Legislative Process

Mid-term elections prompted me to reflect back on how my interest in being active in the political process evolved. Some define "active in the political process" as voting in elections while others define it as being a politician or a lobbyist.