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Diving into waterpark growth trends in 2019

This article was first published in the April Edition of World Waterpark Magazine For the ever-growing waterpark industry, 2019 will be another year for robust growth as over $1 billion in investment is slated for indoor and outdoor waterparks and their related resorts. We project 21 municipal and private outdoor waterparks will open and three

Hotel Feasibility Study Methodology

A hotel feasibility study is generally required by the mortgage lender or investor before a developer or organization is able to move forward with constructing a new hotel. Typically completed by an independent third-party consultant who specializes in analyzing hotel projects, a feasibility study determines whether a proposed hotel development is economically feasible and if

Waterparks: What’s on Deck in 2018?

Introduction The waterpark industry continues to expand in North America, with more than $1 billion in new investment in indoor and outdoor waterparks and their related resorts in 2018. Nearly 60 expansions and new facilities will open in 2018. We project 14 municipal and eight private outdoor waterparks will open, outpacing 2017’s nine municipal and

2017 Waterpark Forecast: Continued Growth

The waterpark industry continues to expand in North America, with more than $550 million worth of new investment in indoor and outdoor waterparks and their related resorts in 2016.

2016’s waterpark forecast: Bigger is better

The waterpark industry continues to expand in North America, with more than $500 million of new investment in indoor and outdoor waterparks and their related resorts in 2015.

2015 Waterpark Industry Update

The waterpark industry has shown continued growth in 2014 with increased numbers of indoor and outdoor waterparks being developed throughout the United States and Canada.

2014 Waterpark Resorts Supply and Demand Update

The waterpark industry is poised for growth in 2014. Read about the increases in supply and how the waterpark landscape will change in 2014.

Room Service More Than a Revenue Generator?

Some full-service hotels are dropping room service, while others are maintaining the long-time amenity. Explore the cost and consumer impacts of this new trend.

Waterpark Resorts Supply and Demand 2013 Update

As the popularity of waterparks continues to grow across North America, we have analyzed current and projected supply for 2013.

Benefits of Analyzing the Waterpark Market and Feasibility

The importance of completing a feasibility study and market analysis for waterpark properties. With money on the line, developers need clear answers.

Season Pass Price Positioning at Outdoor Waterparks

2012 waterpark season pass price points and incentives show that passes boost revenue and attendance at waterparks.

Ten Largest Hotel Brands’ Average Sale Prices

Hilton Hotels and Resorts brand achieved the highest median sale price per room of the top brands in the U.S., while the Days Inn brand garnered the lowest median sale price per room.

The Importance of Determining Waterpark Feasibility

How a feasibility analysis answers the important questions and assist in the decision making process.

Waterpark Resorts Supply and Demand 2011 Update

Waterpark resorts continue to emerge as a growing leisure development option. Explore current and projected (2011) waterparks in the U.S. and Canada.

Appraisal and Market Analysis of Indoor Waterpark Resorts

An appraisal of an indoor waterpark resort is similar to other appraisals in that it is a professional appraiser’s opinion of value. It is typically required by a lender before financing can be obtained for a new project. The scope of the project, including plans and development budgets, should be well defined prior to the