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Hospitality Outlook – Canada – September 2017

Hospitality Market Continues to Outperform Expectations
Summer travelers looking for hotel deals faced sticker shock this year as the majority of Canadian hotels and resorts shattered records for room demand and average daily rates and continued a three-year streak of higher-than-average […]

U.S. Lodging Industry Overview – September 2017

Late Cycle, Soft Landing, or Extra Innings – You Pick the Metaphor
Despite the anticipated trends including the opening of new hotels, the softening of occupancy, and the pressure on average growth all coming to fruition, the U.S. hotel industry continues to […]

Q2 2017 Cap Rates Across Canadian Markets

The desire to own trophy office assets, fueled by strengthening fundamentals in growth markets, continued to nudge CBD office cap rates downwards in Toronto, Ottawa and the Waterloo region during the second quarter of 2017.

Modest cap rate compression in downtown […]

Lodging Review – Miami, FL – August 2017

Miami’s importance as an international financial and cultural center has elevated it to the status of “world city,” defined as a large city that has outstripped its national urban network and has become a part of an international global system. […]

Lodging Review – New York, NY – June 2017

New York City has long been one of the most desirable hotel markets in the world and consistently produces the highest RevPARand ADR rates of any market in the United States. Tourism continues to be one of the key growth […]

Lodging Review – Atlanta, GA – June 2017

Atlanta, sometimes referred to as “the capital of the New South,” has recently undergone a transition from a city of regional commerce to a city of international influence. It is home to a variety of museums on subjects ranging from […]

Lodging Review – Philadelphia, PA – May 2017

The Philadelphia regional hotel market has experienced generally balanced growth over the past decade. From 2010 through 2016, the city’s hotel market has proved to be resilient and has been in full rebound mode for all metrics. Since the low […]

Focus on Hotel Construction Costs 2017

Last year, 2016, marked a year of transition for the overall U.S. hotel market, as the major performance indicators of occupancy and rate growth moderated, and new hotel development accelerated. The hotel pipeline remains robust as new hotels are constructed […]

Lodging Review – Chicago, IL – April 2017

As of year-end 2016, Chicago retains its position as one of the more desirable hotel investment markets in the Midwest. The Chicago MSA is one of the country’s largest travel destinations with substantial tourist and business travel generating major meeting […]

Charlotte Lodging Overview – Year End 2016

Looking back on 2016, the Charlotte lodging market had another record-breaking year despite notable challenges. RevPAR was up 6.6 percent over 2015, placing Charlotte among the top metro markets nationally in year-over-year RevPAR growth.

This comes in the face of some […]