Month: July 2024

H&LA’s David Sangree got a chance to weigh in with Phoenix Magazine for an article about some recent plans for waterpark attractions in the area. Arizona remains poised for future waterpark opportunities but development costs and water usage are prime concerns for any water attraction. Published by: Phoenix Magazine/Jimmy Magahern Published date: July, 2024 By

H&LA was pleased to be part of the Global Hotels & Resorts Report 2024 with WhiteWater, which analyzed the impact of waterpark equipment on hotels and resorts worldwide. H&LA quantified the changes that the installation of WhiteWater products had on select properties. We analyzed performance figures concerning occupancy and ADR for multiple groups of properties

Our recent research for a project in Sandusky, Ohio revealed some exciting new hospitality-related developments happening in the area. These developments will have an impact on tourism, employment, and the general economy in Sandusky and the surrounding areas in 2024 and beyond. In 2024, Cedar Point opened the newly reimagined Top Thrill 2 roller coaster.

Measuring Economic Impact is a Win-Win for Developers and Municipalities

By: David J. Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC At a time when financing for hospitality development projects is challenging for developers, it can often mean that some projects won’t ever come to fruition. At the same time, municipalities would like to increase their hotel or resort offerings to attract travelers to their destinations while remaining fiscally