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Lodging Review – Minneapolis, MN – June 2018

Minneapolis has seen robust growth across all metrics through May 2018. Year-to-date increases are largely attributed to Super Bowl generated demand. Occupancy, ADR, and RevPAR in February 2018 saw staggering increases of 13.0%, 47.0%, and 66.0%, respectively. Year-to-date metrics continued to […]

Focus on Hotel Construction Costs 2018

On a national basis, the current cycle of hotel development appears to have moved well beyond the peak of 2016. The number of hotel rooms under construction, as of January 2018, is 1.6% lower than the year prior. While new […]

InnSight Quarterly – Q1 2018

InnSight Quarterly – Canada
This quarterly publication highlights the top topics the Canadian hospitality industry is facing, along with a glance at the hotel cap rates across Canadian markets.

Read the complete report.

U.S. Lodging Overview – Year-End 2017

2018 – Is the Cycle Waning, Steady, or Just Beginning?
By the end of the year, the U.S. hotel industry performance neither disappointed, nor did it delight. Investors had been expecting slowing rate growth and a contraction in occupancy. However, the […]

Q4 2017 Cap Rates Across Canadian Markets

Shifting Dynamics in a Maturing Cycle
With the Bank of Canada bumping its lending rate for the third time in January, we are clearly in the midst of
a rising interest rate environment, but that doesn’t mean rates will rise as quickly […]

Blog Post – 2018 Hotel Forecast – Distruption is the Name of the Game

Last year proved to be another one for the hotel industry record books: occupancy, average daily rate (ADR), and revenue per available room (RevPAR) all increased year-over-year. And while the rate of growth is diminishing as the economy slows down […]

Lodging Review – Denver, CO – December 2017

Denver has established itself as a rapidly growing economic hotbed in the West, and recently ranked 11th on Forbes’ “America’s Fastest-Growing Cities 2016” list. According to Experian Marketing Solutions, Inc., the population of the Denver MSA was estimated to be […]

Q3 2017 Cap Rates Across Canadian Markets

Subtle Shift in Outlook for Tomorrow’s Markets
It is important to remember that the Bank of Canada implemented its first interest rate rise in seven years as recently as mid-July 2017. So it’s no surprise that rising interest rates have done little […]

Canadian Lodging Industry Overview – Hospitality & Gaming – November 2017

During Canada’s 150th anniversary, Canadian hotels and resorts had an impressive year with record high occupancy and average daily rates (ADR). However, while 2017 has been the latest in a string of record years, Cushman & Wakefield expects 2018 will […]

Lodging Review – San Francisco, CA – September 2017

San Francisco is a mature, culturally diverse city that benefits from a strong economic base, attracting and supporting a range of industries. The region is also the innovation center of countless new technologies and whole industries. San Francisco is also […]