Month: May 2016

David J. Sangree was quoted in a recent article in Crain’s Cleveland Business that highlighted the new hotel development in downtown Cleveland and the competition to hire workers.  Published By:Stan Bullard/Crain’s Cleveland Business Published Date: May, 2016 Although he has 20 years of experience in restaurants, Andre McFarland’s new job as a steward at the

Hotel News Now has published a great graphic that breaks down the hotel pipeline by brand. According to HNN, the U.S. hotel industry had 407,413 branded guestrooms under contract at the end of April, representing an 18% jump over 2015 levels. Take a look at which brands contribute the most rooms to the pipeline.  Infographic:

We have hospitality consultants in Bellingham, Washington this week for market research and fieldwork related to a waterpark feasibility study.

We have hospitality consultants traveling to Catskills, New York this week for fieldwork and market research related to a waterpark feasibility study.

With all the talk of the nature of cycles in hospitality, Hotel News Now has provided some valuable insight in comparing 1992 versus 2016.

Our hospitality consultants will be in Hillsboro, Ohio this week for fieldwork related to a hotel feasibility study.

Our hospitality consultants are traveling to Minneapolis, Minnesota and Dundee, Michigan this week for fieldwork and market research related to a waterpark appraisal and a waterpark feasibility study.

Members of the H&LA team attended Market at the Food Bank, a Harvest for Hunger benefit to raise funds for the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.

Golf Entertainment Complexes Offer New Spin on an Old Game

With the closure of almost 1,500 18-hole equivalent golf course in the last ten years, golf entertainment complexes offer a new spin on golf that has the potential to bring new players to the game.

HNA Tourism Group Co., Ltd. announced they have entered an agreement for the acquisition of Carlson Hotels, Inc.

H&LA’s David J. Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC is attending The Appraisal Day Seminar, hosted by the International Right-of-Way Association on Tuesday, May 10th in Plain City, Ohio.

We have hospitality consultants in Alexandria, Virginia this week for fieldwork related to the appraisal of a full-service hotel.