Hotel Debt Markets Improving

The hospitality debt market is showing a resurgence as the lodging industry continues to recover, said JLL, Chicago.

Hotel Profitability Improves Slightly

U.S. hotel gross operating profit per available room improved slightly from prior months in January, but remains in the low single digits, reported STR, Hendersonville, Tenn.

Hotel Sector Recovery Slows

The hotel sector recovery has slowed in recent months after rebounding in the fall from April lows, said Fitch Ratings, New York.

CBRE: Hotel Recovery Could Start Soon

After facing the lowest occupancy levels since the 1930s and huge revenue and profit declines in the second quarter, the hotel sector could begin a multi-year recovery soon, said CBRE, Los Angeles.

Analysts Downgrade Hotel Outlook

Full recovery in U.S. hotel demand and room revenue remains unlikely until 2023 and 2024, respectively, said STR, Hendersonville, Tenn., and Tourism Economics, Wayne, Pa.

Analysts Downgrade Hotel Forecast Again

STR and Tourism Economics once again updated their hotel sector forecast. They now expect a 57.5 percent revenue per available room decline this year and a 48 percent RevPAR increase next year.

MBA Chart of the Week: Year-to-Date Returns for REIT Stocks

How the health, social and economic impacts of the coronavirus outbreak flow through to commercial and multifamily properties remains clouded in uncertainty – mainly because of the uncertainty about the virus itself and our public and private responses to it. One thing that is clear is that different property types and different markets will be affected differently.