Category: Real Estate

Finance and Development, Real Estate

STR: U.S. hotel construction up 6.8% in January

February 13, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

STR’s hotel pipeline data for the U.S. showed 1,615 projects accounting for 208,807 rooms in construction as of the end of January 2020. This represented a 6.8% year-over-year increase in the number of rooms in the final phase of the […]

Finance and Development, Real Estate

Why more hotels are owned by franchisees

February 5, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

The last decade has seen a continued shift in hotel ownership. In 2010, roughly 70% of branded hotels were franchised operations. By 2019, that figure rose to roughly 80%. Major hotel brands have led the charge. Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide, […]

Finance and Development, Real Estate

U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline Finishes 2019 Trending Upward

January 27, 2020

Via: Hospitality Net

At the close of 2019, analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the total U.S. construction pipeline continues to grow with 5,748 projects/708,898 rooms, up 4% by projects and 6% by rooms year-over-year (YOY). The pipeline has now completed its […]

Finance and Development, Real Estate

Why 2020 will be the “Year of Airbnb”

December 30, 2019

Via: Hospitality Net

Over the past decade, the alternative accommodation sector has experienced huge growth. This has been driven by the meteoric rise and proliferation of online travel agencies, spearheaded by Airbnb, that have very effectively tapped into a huge well of pent-up […]

Finance and Development, Markets, Real Estate

Friday Thoughts: Getting in at the ground floor

December 5, 2019

Via: Hotel Management

Ground rent or ground lease deals have been moving into the mainstream with great effect at companies such as PPHE Hotel Group, putting them into a strong position in the London market, which they and their shareholders are appreciative of. […]

Finance and Development, News, Real Estate

Airbnb has removed thousands of listings in Boston as new rule takes effect

December 4, 2019


Airbnb is eyeing a major IPO next year, but this year it faces escalating regulation in cities across the country. The home-sharing company had to comply on Sunday with strict new regulations in Boston that require hosts to register their […]

Finance and Development, Hotels, Markets, Real Estate, Travel

Greenwood Hospitality adds 5 boutique hotels to portfolio

December 3, 2019

Via: Hotel Management - All Stories

Greenwood Hospitality Group assumed management of five hotels in Monterey, Calif. The properties, all owned by Inns of Monterey, together added 359 rooms to the operator’s portfolio. “I’ve known [Greenwood Hospitality Group principal] Bill Kohl for years, and we have […]

Finance and Development, News, Real Estate

Circa to Rise in Downtown Las Vegas

November 27, 2019

Via: HospitalityDesign - News

The Circa Resort & Casino will open in December 2020 as the latest gaming and leisure destination in Downtown Las Vegas. Crafted by locally based architecture firm Steelman Partners, the 1.25 million-square-foot hotel will merge the glamor of vintage Vegas […]