Higher rates continue to make up for lower occupancies across the U.S. hotel industry, pushing weekly room revenue higher than it was in 2019, but not high enough to negate the effects of inflation. Data from STR show U.S. hotel industry occupancy for the week ended April 23 rebounded from the … [Read more...] about 4.23.22: HIGHER RATES DRIVE U.S. HOTEL ROOM REVENUES ABOVE 2019 LEVELS
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In a former historic Ames & Brownley department store in downtown Norfolk, Virginia, a local company is sewing together a tapestry of complementary tenants -- creative companies, tech startups and freelancers -- in one building ecosystem. The 50,000-square-foot multi-tenant office campus, … [Read more...] about 4.10.22: CENTURY-OLD DEPARTMENT STORE CONVERTED INTO CREATIVE OFFICE HUB
ValueXpress has arranged a $6,960,000 CMBS conduit loan for the purchase of a four-story Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel constructed in 2018. The loan was based on 70% of the purchase price for the hotel and included financing for 70% of the Property Improvement Plan (PIP) costs. The … [Read more...] about VALUEXPRESS OBTAINS $6.96-MILLION CMBS CONDUIT LOAN FOR THE PURCHASE OF AN 85-ROOM HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS IN MEMPHIS, TN
An inverted yield curve is an important economic indicator and is often a precursor to a recession. Normally, long-term interest rates are higher than short-term interest rates so a graphical plot of yields from Treasury bonds of different durations normally slopes up. One often-used graphic is the … [Read more...] about 4.1.22: YIELD CURVE INVERTS – WILL IT PREDICT A RECESSION?