Views From the North American Hotel Investment Conference

At last week’s North American Hotel Investment Conference (NATHIC), held Nov. 20-22 at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Ill., I had the...

Tax Back: Using Credits Where Credits are Due

In addition to new market tax credits, there are plenty of other options available to help hoteliers round out their capital stack.

Readying Your Hotel for Sale

With transaction volumes in early 2013 50 percent ahead of the level in early 2012, many owners today are asking themselves if this is...

Extended Stay America Launches of IPO

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Extended Stay America and ESH Hospitality Inc. (ESH REIT) announced that they have commenced an initial public offering of 28,250,000 paired shares, consisting...

Mesa West Capital Originates $84 Million on Two Colorado Hotel Deals

LOS ANGELES—In separate transactions Mesa West Capital has funded two loans totaling $84 million in non-recourse first mortgage debt for the acquisition of the...

Inside Finance: Takeaways from The Lodging Conference

Anyone recently attending The Lodging Conference in Phoenix had a great opportunity to take the temperature of the Lodging Industry. Although there were probably...
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Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...
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The Room Key: How To Handle an Angry Guest

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Experts will answer questions on everything from...
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12 Ways to Increase Hotel Security

Even when hotels have strong security policies and procedures in place, they are still vulnerable to cyber attacks, break-ins, theft, fraud, and other crimes....
Mountain Lake Lodge

Mountain Lake Lodge—Home of ‘Dirty Dancing’—Makes a Renovation Comeback

Located on an extensive 2,600-acre nature preserve in Pembroke, Va., Mountain Lake Lodge has an interesting history, to say the least. Opened in 1851 and purchased...