Month: February 2016

David Sangree weighed in on Great Wolf Lodge’s newest indoor waterpark resort in Garden Grove, California in a Voice of OC article. The $250 million resort that includes a 603-room hotel and a 105,000-square foot indoor waterpark.

Our hospitality consultants are in Auburndale, Florida and Erie, Pennsylvania this week and for fieldwork and market research related to a resort feasibility study and a hotel impact study.

EB-5 financing has gained much attention of the past several years, and as a result it is set to accelerate in 2016. This growth favors the hotel industry as one of the top five sectors.

Our hospitality consultants are in Springfield, Illinois for fieldwork and market research related to our appraisal of a full-service hotel property.

We are pleased to announce that Joseph Pierce has earned his MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute.

H&LA’s David Sangree offers his take on the new Kimpton Hotel set to open in March of 2016 in the historic Schofield Building in downtown Cleveland.  Published by: Stan Bullard, Crain’s Cleveland Business Published Date: Februrary, 2016 Typically, historic buildings give some inkling what they will look like when restored. However, the century-old Schofield Building

An affiliate of Great Wolf Resorts, a Wisconsin-based water park resort chain, has purchased about 50 acres near Walt Disney World for $23 m1illion. Back in November, Great Wolf told county officials it was contemplating its first resort in Florida.

This Hotel New Now article discusses rate parity for hotels and its effect on the industry.

Our hospitality consultants are headed to Morgantown, West Virginia this week for fieldwork and market research related to the feasibility of a restaurant and retail complex.