US hotels investment outlook
Single-asset hotel transactions drive activity as investors flock to high-quality assets in urban locations
Hotel industry in tenth consecutive year of growth, but growth is slowing.
U.S. hotel transaction volume totals $5.6 billion in Q1 2019, 30.0 percent lower than Q1 2018.
Nearly half of the top-25 markets continue to see growth in revenue per available room.
Sources of capital
Private equity and REITs account for nearly half of transaction volume.
Sources of risk
Slowing growth in fundamentals and challenging operating environment remain top of mind.