Hotel Leisure Advisors

Our recent research for a project in Peoria, Illinois 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 Peoria and the surrounding areas in 2024 and beyond. City officials in Peoria are moving forward with plans for a new downtown

Our recent research for a project in Grand Rapids, Michigan 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 Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas in 2024 and beyond. Groundbreaking for a new 12,000-capacity amphitheater in downtown Grand Rapids is

H&LA’s David Sangree visited the Palm Springs Surf Club in January of 2024 and was very impressed with the quality of the offerings of the redeveloped Wet ‘n Wild Palm Springs waterpark. Unfortunately, the surf pool, lazy river, and slides were not operational on the day of his visit as they were still tweaking the

Lending for U.S. hotels is likely to face challenges going into 2024 as rates remain high. Published by: Hotel Management/Esther Hertzfeld Published date: January 2024 While a potential economic slowdown will have impact throughout the hotel industry, one of the areas poised to see the biggest challenge is the hotel lending market, according to several

Hotel News Now indicated larger meetings and events will be a factor in 2024 and it will impact bookings at hotels as revenues are expected to rise. Published by: Hotel News Now/Dana Miller Published date: January 2024 Group demand is coming back at a stronger clip in 2024, and for some hotel companies it’s shaping

Published by: Hotel News Now/Dana Miller Published date: November 2023 SAN FRANCISCO — Investors and lenders in the hospitality space often say one of two words: “strategic or selective,” according to Wells Fargo’s Mike Brown. Brown is managing director of real estate syndication at Wells Fargo Securities. During a lending panel discussion at the 2023

Our recent research for a project in Des Moines, Iowa 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 Des Moines and the surrounding areas in 2023 and beyond. A new $25 million Live Nation entertainment venue is now under

Hotel News Now is reporting that hotel performance in the top 25 markets is surging as demand recovers from the pandemic. Though not quite back to 2019 levels, the trajectory is moving in the right direction in 2023 Published by: Hotel New Now/Robert McCune Published date: September 2023 Big cities are having a big moment

Our recent research for a project near Irvine, California 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 Irvine and the surrounding areas in 2023 and beyond. In May 2023, the City of Irvine broke ground on the next major

The 15th Annual Hotel Data Conference in Nashville brought many interesting perspectives on trends that will shape the coming year in hospitality.  CoStart selected five slides from the conference that provide some important data points for operators. Published by: CoStar News/Jan Freitag Published date: August 2023 The sell-out crowd at the 15th annual Hotel Data

H&LA’s recent research for a project near Phoenix, Arizona 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 Phoenix and the surrounding areas in 2023 and beyond. A large-scale, mixed-use hospitality and entertainment project called the VAI Resort is now

Congrats to our client, Tower Investments, on opening the Island Indoor Waterpark at Showboat in Atlantic City! H&LA was proud to be part of the project, completing the waterpark feasibility study.  The 103,000-square-foot waterpark is designed to give families a year-round option for the seaside destination. A retractable glass roof covers the waterpark, with the

H&LA’s Adam Zarczynski weighed in with Porch Group for an article highlighting expert insight on short-term rentals and providing keen insights into launching a short-term rental business. Published by: Paula Hernandez/Porch Group Published date: July 2023 The short-term rental industry has experienced significant growth in recent years, driven by the rise of platforms like Airbnb, HomeAway, and VRBO.

H&LA’s recent research for a project near Sioux Falls, South Dakota 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 Sioux Falls and the surrounding areas in 2023 and beyond. In November 2022, the Sioux Falls Airport Authority approved a

It’s always great to see when a project we worked on starts taking shape. Here’s to hoping a suitable site is found in DC for this exciting development by Therme! Published by: DCist/Martin Austermuhle Published date: May 2023 D.C. officials on Thursday said that almost 21 million domestic tourists visited D.C. in 2022, a 10%