European Hotel Investment, Q4 2015

Fiery finale – strong Q4 ends record breaking year in hotels




CBRE Hotels recently completed their European Hotels Investment MarketView Year End 2015, a number of trends have emerged throughout 2015 which are likely to impact the hotel real-estate investment landscape over the coming months.

Some of the key findings to consider:

  • Fiery finale – strong Q4 ends record-breaking year in hotels
  • +79% Y-o-Y hike in 2015 – European hotel investment volume eclipses €20bn threshold
  • Fizzing fourth-quarter suggests a liquid start to 2016 – 33% (€6,946bn) of capital invested in final three-months of 2015
  • Punchy performance growth pan-Europe set to continue in 2016; however, hotel demand does remain exposed to geopolitics, FOREX fluctuations and tightening monetary policy
  • Brand consolidation – CBRE assess the investor impact of 2015’s mega-mergers
  • Spain to remain a favourite with investors – regional markets abundant in opportunity as domestic demand returns
  • Ground leases – short-term gain spells long-term pain for hotel investment community

You can download the full report here - CBRE Hotels European Hotels Investment MarketView Year End 2015​