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Robert Mandelbaum and Gary McDade

Robert Mandelbaum and Gary McDade work in the Research Department of CBRE Hotels’ Americas Research. Gary McDade is a Senior Research Analyst. To benchmark the performance of your dual-branded hotel (existing or proposed) please visit pip.cbrehotels.com/store, or call (855) 223-1200.
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Dual-Branded Hotels: Beware Expectations of Significant Operating Efficiencies

For the past four years, the opening of dual-branded properties has been very popular among hotel developers. The perceived benefits of building a property with two or more brands are many: Two reservation...

The Rising Cost of Rooms

Changes in rooms revenue per available room (RevPAR) and RevPAR penetration receive a lot of attention from hotel managers. Obviously, this is because renting guestrooms is the major source of revenue across all property...

The Real Value of Dual-Brand Hotels

The pace of new hotel construction is picking up. According to STR, there were 1,003 hotels under construction in the United States as of January 2015, up 31.8 percent from January 2014. The most...

The Enduring Recovery of Group Demand

After a year of growth in 2014, as well as a projected strong 2015, group demand has been on the rise for nearly half a decade. For the fourth straight year, PKF Hospitality Research...