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Hospitality Industry Outlook 2024 – Key Trends for Investors

The year is set to reveal new trends in innovation, sustainability, and consumer preferences to shape the industry's future. Investors and stakeholders in the hospitality sector are presented with an opportunity to tap into these emerging trends, which promise not only to enhance the guest experience but also to offer [...]

March 5, 2024|

The Hotel Investor’s Guide to Micro-Moments In The Travel Industry

Hotel asset success is witnessing a paradigm shift. While traditional factors such as location, reputation, and promotional strategies continue to be vital, an emerging consumer behavior trend—micro-moments—is significantly reshaping the hospitality sector. Micro-moments, a term coined by Google, are the sudden needs that prompt consumers to turn to their devices. [...]

August 4, 2023|

Advantages and Risks of Investing in REITs

Investing in commercial real estate offers multiple avenues, and each investor must find the approach that suits them best. While purchasing a property directly is often considered the most straightforward method, it requires significant time, expertise, and resources. However, not all real estate investors possess these prerequisites for property ownership [...]

July 3, 2023|

The Rise of Shared Workspaces and the Transformation of Commercial Real Estate Investment

The shift to hybrid working is no longer a matter of debate for companies; it has become an imperative for staying competitive and attracting top talent, with a staggering 90% of companies currently in the process of transitioning to hybrid work arrangements, which blend remote work with on-site office presence. [...]

June 20, 2023|

The Impact of Technology on the Commercial Real Estate

The commercial real estate (CRE) industry is currently experiencing both optimism and concern among its leaders. While industry professionals are optimistic about the industry's performance and their company's prospects for 2023, there are also concerns about inflation, rising interest rates, and the possibility of a recession. Many industry experts are [...]

June 1, 2023|

The Significance of Location for Successful Commercial Real Estate Investment

Commercial real estate investing is a dynamic and exciting avenue for wealth creation, but to truly thrive in this field, investors must pay close attention to a wide array of crucial factors. Among these, none are more crucial than the commercial property's location. The right location can significantly impact the [...]

May 16, 2023|

The Benefits and Risks of Partnering with a Commercial Real Estate Finance & Advisory Company

Commercial real estate presents an exceptional investment opportunity, offering the potential for substantial long-term value appreciation, a reliable income stream from rental income, and the added advantage of portfolio diversification. However, venturing into this complex market can prove challenging, especially for inexperienced investors. The sheer volume of resources and information [...]

April 26, 2023|

Opportunities and Trends in the Dynamic Landscape of Commercial Real Estate (CRE)

The commercial real estate (CRE) industry has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years, spurred by many factors that are well worth discussing. This article will examine the most riveting, impactful, and even astonishing developments while exploring emerging opportunities in the industry.   1. The Impact Of Technology The impact [...]

April 12, 2023|

Best Practices When Investing In Commercial Real Estate

Investing in commercial real estate is one of the most rewarding and lucrative ways to expand your wealth and diversify your investment portfolio. Nevertheless, this type of investment requires a strategic and well-planned approach to guarantee long-term profitability. It is also important to recognize that with greater rewards come greater [...]

March 28, 2023|

Why Investing in Hotels Presents a Compelling Opportunity for Investors in a Post-Pandemic World

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly presented insurmountable obstacles to the hospitality industry, with hotels facing an unparalleled economic crisis due to staggering declines in occupancy rates and revenue streams. Despite the immense challenges of the past year, hotels continue to provide an impressive investment proposition, demonstrating remarkable resilience and offering [...]

March 20, 2023|

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