Hotel Sector in Europe: A Boost from Local Buyers and Budget Activity

Simon Mallinson / March 3rd, 2017

After a tame first nine months of 2016 European hotel transaction activity rebounded in the fourth quarter to register the third strongest quarter on record. European institutional investors...

US Investors Hit Pause Button in January

Jim Costello / February 17th, 2017

Preliminary deal volume came in at $25.9 billion in January, down 48% YOY. This figure is the sharpest monthly decline since 2009. Still, it should not inspire panic. Remember, deal volume in January 2016...

Darkness Before Dawn as Q4 Volume Slides

Jim Costello / January 20th, 2017

Preliminary deal volume for 2016 suggests that the year was not as bad as some had feared it would be back in January 2016. In fact, there are a number of property subtypes that were winners for the year...

Oct 2016 US Capital Trends: Volume Slides, Megadeals in the Pipeline

Jim Costello / November 17th, 2016

Sales of commercial properties slipped 43% year-over-year in October, the new edition of US Capital Trends shows. For the first 10 months of 2016 total transaction volume is 12% off the levels...

Q3 2016 Europe Capital Trends: A Slowing Core

Tom Leahy / October 27th, 2016

Hurt by Brexit concerns, quarterly volume in the U.K. fell behind German volume for the first time since 2012. While the year-over-year decline looks severe, it should be noted that Q3’15 was the strongest...

Q3 2016 US Capital Trends: A Mixed Picture

Jim Costello / October 21st, 2016

Commercial property sales in the U.S. fell 2% YOY in Q3’16, marking the third consecutive quarter of falling transaction volume, the new edition of US Capital Trends shows. The pace of the slide is...

What Is Driving the Growth in Hotel Cap Rates?

Jim Costello / August 25th, 2016

Compared with other property sectors, pricing in the hotel sector has been a bit of an outlier, with cap rates posting increases as other sectors compress. Recent movements in hotel cap rates overall are...

A Turning Point for Hotels? Not Quite for May ’16

Jim Costello / June 23rd, 2016

Across all commercial property sectors covered by Real Capital Analytics, the hotel sector stands out as the only one posting steady increases in cap rates over the last year. The cap rate trends into...

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