Our Publications & Research
2012 waterpark season pass price points and incentives show that passes boost revenue and attendance at waterparks.
When land is not available for purchase for hotel construction, a well negotiated ground lease can benefit both the developer and the land owner.
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.
Discover the impact that increased oil drilling has had on the local hotel market of Williston, North Dakota.
How a feasibility analysis answers the important questions and assist in the decision making process.
Waterpark resorts continue to emerge as a growing leisure development option. Explore current and projected (2011) waterparks in the U.S. and Canada.
New developments offer opportunities for growth in the Cleveland hotel market.
Buyers see opportunity in upper-tier hotel market as sales increase. Lower-tier market sees decline in sales as the great recession lingers.
What the new phenomena of dry ski slopes could mean for the industry. Areas with no snow can take a bite out of the ski market with opportunities for development.
In today’s green environment it is important to address the various types and purposes of the certification programs available, and to assess key attributes about each program.
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
Analysis of current waterparks in the U.S. and Canada and those projected to open in 2010. Number of waterparks continues to climb, but at much slower pace than recent years.
By: David J. Sangree, MAI, CPA, ISHC and Joseph Pierce, The economic upheaval of the past few years has impacted all industries. Nationwide, the hospitality industry experienced some of the sharpest declines in occupancy and average daily rate in 2009 since records have been kept. Gains in occupancy and rate that were made through the
We project growth in the development of private and municipally owned waterparks. Explore the differences between these very different waterpark types.
Lender disinterest and equity contribution requirements make waterpark development funding difficult.