Hotels and other lodging businesses are the most complex types of investments. Whether placing debt, investing equity or entering into a franchise or management relationship, understanding the underlying dynamics of supply, demand and pricing is critical to making informed decisions.
The casino gaming industry faces unique challenges that impact established entities and those contemplating market entry.
Often conceived to support economic growth and development, convention centers typically involve taxpayer investment, with benefits measured in terms of out-of-town visitors, occupied room nights, incremental taxes, and sales.
The market for marina facilities is increasing as a result of both consumer demand and the growing number of mixed-use resort projects.
Travel and Tourism
Rapid growth, increased competition and shifting consumer trends make tourism a demanding industry to navigate.
A sector once dominated by private developers selling one-week intervals, now includes publicly-traded companies actively developing a full range of offerings at different price points in resort and urban destinations.