20 October 2016
David Loeb, Senior Research Analyst at RW Baird, presented his research during the Meet the Money® 2017 planning meeting hosted recently during The Lodging Conference. His presentation covered factors currently impacting the hospitality industry, including the stock market, cap rate changes, hotel REITs, and new technologies.
I found David’s presentation very interesting and noted the following highlights:
- Hotel supply and demand growth are nearly in equilibrium, and forecasts still call for continuing positive grow
- Many investors are sitting on the sidelines waiting for the next downturn
- Secondary and tertiary markets are outperforming
- Select service continues to grow in popularity and is getting a premium valuation
- In terms of market capitalization, the hotel industry is comprised of “Host and 14 dwarves,” but when compared to non-hotel REITs (such as retail industry giant Simon Property Group), it is more like 15 dwarves
- Transparency in hotel pricing and technology are having a dramatic effect on the hotel industry
Please click here to see and download David’s complete presentation. Hotel Capital Markets Update
David Loeb, Senior Research Analyst
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