(Updated June 2012)
Hotel/motel investment is a specialized part of the commercial real estate world. But what are the tricks of the trade? Find out what you need to know about management, security, brokerage and appraisal in the Field Guide to Hotel Properties. (S. Hogan, Information and Web Content Specialist)
Investing in Hotels & Motels
'Boutique' has officially lost its meaning, (The Lobby, Oct. 21, 2011).
Financing is Still a Challenge for Timeshare Industry, (National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 19, 2011).
How Uncertainty Clouds Hotel Buy/Sell Decisions, (National Real Estate Investor, Oct. 10, 2011).
Values Catching Up to Replacement Cost, (National Real Estate Investor, Sept. 12, 2011).
Caribbean Hotel Investors Manual: What You Need to Know, (HVS, Sept. 2011).
Seven Steps to Help You Escape Hotel Ownership Prison, (National Real Estate Investor, Aug. 9, 2011).
High-end hotels lead industry rebound, (Mortgage Banking, July 2011). Q
Hotel Dealmakers Try to Make Sense of Hotel Investment Market, (National Real Estate Investor, July 19, 2011).
A Hospitable Future, (CIRE Magazine, Nov.-Dec. 2010).
A New Management Model for Hoteliers, (eHotelier, Nov. 8, 2011).
Hotel Management Fees Miss the Mark, (HVS, Sept. 2011).
The Core Competences and Strategic Management of Raffles -- A Case Study of Singapore Hotel Industry, (International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology, Aug. 2011).
Three Steps of Effective Asset Management: Assessment, Implementation and Measurement, (HVS, Feb. 10, 2011).
Team Players, (Hotels Magazine, Aug. 2010).
Environment Responsive Solutions for Hospitality, (HVS, May 21, 2010).
How Hotel Guests Perceive the Fairness of Differential Room Pricing, (Cornel Hospitality Report, Jan. 2010).
Safety & Security Issues
Experts detail hotel security plans, (HotelNewsNow.com, Aug. 29, 2011).
Hotelier funnels passions into call for safety, (The Lobby, Apr. 29, 2011).
How to mitigate liability in face of catastrophes, (HotelNewsNow.com, Mar. 4, 2011).
EU hotel association establishes fire guidelines, (HotelNewsNow.com, Mar. 9, 2010).
Comparing Same Hotel Across Five Regions, (HVS, Nov. 2, 2011).
Lessons from the 2011 U.S. Hotel Appraisals Hospitality Conference, (HVS, Oct. 27, 2011).
Hotel-valuation process gets more complex, (HotelNewsNow.com, May 25, 2011).
The Art & Science of Hotel Valuation in an Economic Downturn, (HVS, Oct. 2010).
The Impact of Seller Financing Upon Hotel Values, (HVS, Jan. 25, 2010).
Defending appraisals, (HotelNewsNow.com, Aug. 14, 2009).
Appraisals are inherently flawed, (HotelNewsNow.com Aug. 4, 2009).
eBooks & Other Resources
The following eBooks and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:
Books, Videos, Research Reports & More
The resources below are available for loan through Information Central. Up to three books, tapes, CDs and/or DVDs can be borrowed for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10. Call Information Central at 800-874-6500 for assistance.
Resort development, (Chicago: Urban Land Institute, 2008). NAC 1800 Ur1rd1
Climbing the real estate risk spectrum, (Chicago: Real Estate Research Corp., 2007). HD 1375 R22c
Trends in the hotel industry, (San Francisco: PFK Consulting, 2002). TX 911 H79us
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