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College and University Hotels: Five Things for Administrators to Consider When Evaluating Hotel Assets, by Matthew Arrants, ISHC

July 6, 2017

Colleges and Universities that own hotels are different than “typical” hotel owners: they are the largest demand generator for the facilities that they own; often times they are not entirely profit driven; and they’re not experts in the lodging business.  On-campus lodging is often given little attention until the subject is raised by a trustee […]

Caribbean Hotels – Are The Airlines Impacting Occupancy? by Allison Fogarty

May 10, 2017

Considering a trip to an island I haven’t been to recently, and being somewhat flexible in timing, I was startled to realize that, given a reasonable lead time, it would be 25% cheaper to fly to London than to my island destination. Once again, we come up against the hard reality of Caribbean destinations – […]

Downtown Nashville – Time To Hit the Pause Button? by Lana Yoshii

April 26, 2017

Nashville has been blowing and going in recent years: The area MSA’s employment has grown at a 2.8% compounded annual growth rate from 2011 to 2017, as of February 2017. The MSA gains about a 100 new residents every day. The new Music City Convention Center, which opened in May, 2013, was well received, and […]

Despite Surge in Demand, Boston Lodging Market’s 2016 RevPAR Flat, by Sebastian Colella

January 5, 2017

Economic uncertainty contributed to the United States lodging market’s softening in 2016. The Boston and Cambridge lodging markets were no exception. STR has projected the country’s revenue per available room (RevPAR) to increase 3.1% in 2016, its slowest growth since the recession. After five consecutive years of considerable RevPAR growth, the Boston lodging market is […]

NY Times Article Citing Our Research on College Hotels and Quoting Pinnacle’s Executive VP of Asset Management, Matt Arrants

November 21, 2016

Pinnacle Advisory Group was recently featured in an article on College and University Hotels.  We are proud that the New York Times turned to us as experts,  citing our research on College Hotels and quoting Pinnacle’s Executive VP of Asset Management, Matt Arrants.   The article is available via the following link.