Controlling Telecommunication Costs

Controlling Telecommunication Costs

Although telecommunications costs account for a small percentage of expenses, data during 2015 through 2019 revealed a significant upward trend in telecom related expenditures. To achieve more efficient hotel operations and survive the changing landscape, hotel owners and operators are finding new ways to control telecommunications expenses.
Recent Urban Migrations and Hotel Markets

Recent Urban Migrations and Hotel Markets

Long-run future economic activity and hotel business opportunity will materialize in outlying areas of major MSAs, medium and small cities, and tax and cost-of-living friendly states. Many urban centers and high tax states run counter to the trend.
Touring NCREIF's Property Total Return Index

Touring NCREIF's Property Total Return Index

The array of indexes reported by NCREIF allows for comparisons of property risk adjusted returns to the appropriate indexes.
Losers, and Less Losers, During 2020

Losers, and Less Losers, During 2020

To track operating performance during 2020, CBRE collected monthly operating statements from a sample of 2,000 hotels across the country. The sample consists of a diverse set of hotels based on property type and chain scale. Our analyses of year-to-date performance was based solely on hotels that operated throughout the year.
Overpaying for Hotel Properties – Which Ones?

Overpaying for Hotel Properties – Which Ones?

The cities that provided solid investment returns in 2019 may lag other cities in 2023 and beyond. The business hotels that provided solid investment returns in 2019 may underperform leisure hotels in the future. The types of hotels that investors will ‘pay up’ for in the coming years may differ from those selected prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Growth In Management Fee Expense

The Growth In Management Fee Expense

CBRE Hotels Research analyzed the performance of 840 hotels that reported paying a management fee each year from 2009 through 2019 for CBRE’s annual Trends® survey and studied some more recent trends from CBRE’s monthly survey of operating performance during 2020.