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Mr. Steve Rushmore

Servicio: Consultoría y Valuaciones
Oficina: Bahamas
Email: srushmore@hvs.com
Dirección: 38-B Marlin Lane
Key Largo, FL, United States of America, 33037
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Steve Rushmore's 2014 NYU Presentation

Hotel Valuation & Transaction Trends For the US Lodging Industry.

jun 4, 2014 Por Steve Rushmore

Hotel Value Fundamentals Signal Positive Trend in Transactions and Development in the United States

Is it a buyer’s market, a seller’s market, or simply time to develop?

jul 1, 2013 Contestado por Steve Rushmore el Yuxi Zhu

Steve Rushmore's 2013 NYU Presentation

Hotel Valuation & Transaction Trends For the US Lodging Industry.

jun 3, 2013 Por Steve Rushmore

2013 United States Hotel Franchise Fee Reference Guide

2013 United States Hotel Franchise Fee Reference Guide

abr 16, 2013 Contestado por Steve Rushmore, Jaimie Choi el Teresa Y. Lee

HVS U.S. Hotel Franchise Fee Guide 2013

A survey of the fees charged by major hotel franchisors in the economy, mid-rate, and first-class market segments. This guide enables hotel owners to easily compare the total cost of one hotel franchise with that of another.

feb 26, 2013 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Monthly Lodging Outlook November, 2011

How to Test Hotel Feasibility -Reprint of Steve Rushmore's August 2011 column in Lodging Hospitality magazine.

ene 9, 2012 Por Steve Rushmore

Comparing Same Hotel Across Five Regions

Steve Rushmore's October 2011 column in Lodging Hospitality magazine.

nov 2, 2011 Por Steve Rushmore

Overview of the U.S. Lifestyle and Boutique Hotel Market

Steve Rushmore projects the economic future of Lifestyle and Boutiques hotels in the United States. His presentation also compares the financial performance of Boutique Hotels vs. Chain Affiliated normal hotels.

oct 24, 2011 Por Steve Rushmore

How to Test Hotel Feasibility

Steve Rushmore's August 2011 column in Lodging Hospitality magazine.

sep 26, 2011 Por Steve Rushmore

Industry Recovery Ahead of Pace

Steve Rushmore's July 2011 column in Lodging Hospitality magazine.

ago 11, 2011 Por Steve Rushmore

Making Sense Of Debt Yield Ratios

Steve Rushmore's June 2011 article for Lodging Hospitality magazine.

jun 21, 2011 Por Steve Rushmore

Evaluating the Total Cost of a Hotel Franchise

Steve Rushmore's May 2011 article for Lodging Hospitality magazine.

jun 9, 2011 Por Steve Rushmore

2011 NYU Conference Presentation

Steve Rushmore presents his review of rate and recovery, transactions, turnaround and timing at the 33rd Annual New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference.

jun 6, 2011 Por Steve Rushmore

Making Sense Of Low Cap Rates

Steve Rushmore's April 2011 article for Lodging Hospitality magazine.

jun 2, 2011 Por Steve Rushmore

Approaches To Managing Your Business

Steve Rushmore's February 2011 article for Lodging Hospitality magazine.

may 27, 2011 Por Steve Rushmore

2011 United States Franchise Fee Guide

HVS has just released the 2011 U.S. Hotel Franchise Fee Guide – a survey of the fees charged by major hotel franchisors, which enables hotel owners to easily compare the total cost of one hotel franchise with that of another.

mar 1, 2011 Contestado por Steve Rushmore, Michael L. Mele el Chu Y Xu

Canadian Lodging Outlook, October 2010

Steve Rushmore's June 2009 article for Lodging Hospitality magazine.

nov 30, 2010 Por Steve Rushmore

Appraisal Institute Webinar: A Debate on the Allocation of Hotel Total Assets

Steve Rushmore participates in the Appraisal Institute’s “Debate on the Allocation of Hotel Total Assets” via Webinar.

oct 29, 2010 Por Steve Rushmore

2010 U.S. Hotel Valuation Index (HVI)

The 2010 U.S. Hotel Valuation Index (HVI), tracking 51 major markets and the United States as a whole, discusses the historical and projected impact of the credit crisis and resultant recession upon U.S. hotel values.

oct 28, 2010 Contestado por Steve Rushmore, Michael J Pajak el Neel M. Lund

HVS - Canadian Lodging Outlook May 2010

Steve Rushmore's May 2010 article for Lodging Hospitality CapEx in Crisis, reprinted in the Canadian Lodging Outlook.

jun 25, 2010 Por Steve Rushmore

Capex In Crisis

Steve Rushmore's May 2010 article for Lodging Hospitality.

jun 24, 2010 Por Steve Rushmore

2010 NYU Conference Presentation

Steve Rushmore's annual presentation on Hotel Valuation and Transaction Trends for the U.S. Lodging Industry

jun 8, 2010 Por Steve Rushmore

HVS - Canadian Lodging Outlook April 2010

Managing Risks Part of Managing Hotels

jun 3, 2010 Por Steve Rushmore

Transactions Ready To Start Flowing

Steve Rushmore's April 2010 article for Lodging Hospitality.

may 6, 2010 Por Steve Rushmore

Managing Risks Part of Managing Hotels

Steve Rushmore's March 2010 article for Lodging Hospitality.

abr 8, 2010 Por Steve Rushmore

Appealing Time To Reassess Property Taxes

Steve Rushmore's February 2010 article for Lodging Hospitality

abr 1, 2010 Por Steve Rushmore

It's Time To Develop New Hotels

Steve Rushmore's January 2010 article for Lodging Hospitality

feb 4, 2010 Por Steve Rushmore

Understanding Franchise Fees

Steve Rushmore's October 2009 article for Lodging Hospitality

ene 7, 2010 Por Steve Rushmore

Buying Opportunities On The Horizon

Steve Rushmore's January 2009 article for Lodging Hospitality magazine.

dic 15, 2009 Por Steve Rushmore

The Ultimate Cover Letter

Steve Rushmore's June 2009 article for Lodging Hospitality magazine.

dic 3, 2009 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook September 2009

Finding A Way Out

oct 29, 2009 Por Steve Rushmore

2009 U.S. Hotel Valuation Index (HVI)

The 2009 U.S. Hotel Valuation Index (HVI), tracking 65 major markets and the United States as a whole, discusses the historical and projected impact of the credit crisis and resultant recession upon U.S. hotel values.

oct 16, 2009 Contestado por Steve Rushmore, Emily U Smith el Neel M. Lund

Finding A Way Out

Steve Rushmore's Monthly article in Lodging Hospitality

ago 28, 2009 Por Steve Rushmore

A New Approach To Appraising Hotels

Steve Rushmore Monthly article in Lodging Hospitality.

jul 1, 2009 Por Steve Rushmore

The Ultimate Cover Letter

Steve Rushmore article in Lodging Hospitality.

jun 1, 2009 Por Steve Rushmore

Hotel Valuation and Transaction Trends For the U.S. Lodging Industry

Steve Rushmore's June 2009 Presentation.

jun 1, 2009 Por Steve Rushmore

Don't Burn Your Bridges

Steve Rushmore Monthy article in Lodging Hospitality.

may 15, 2009 Por Steve Rushmore

Don't Try To Time The Market

Steve Rushmore's Monthy article in Lodging Hospitality.

abr 15, 2009 Por Steve Rushmore

Living With Recession

Steve Rushmore Monthy article in Lodging Hospitality.

mar 15, 2009 Por Steve Rushmore

Lenders' Dilemma: Work Out Or Foreclose

Steve Rushmore's Monthly article in Lodging Hospitality

feb 1, 2009 Por Steve Rushmore

Hotel Valuation and Transaction Trends For the U.S. Lodging Industry

Steve Rushmore's June 2008 Presentation.

jun 2, 2008 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook March 2008

The Art of Groveling

may 8, 2008 Por Steve Rushmore

The Rushmore Letter - Hotel Investments Handbook

Steve Rushmore's Hotel Investments Handbook made available for free download.

abr 8, 2008 Por Steve Rushmore

The Art of Groveling

Steve Rushmore's August 2007 Hotels Monthly.

oct 4, 2007 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook May 2007

How Land Cost Impacts Value

jul 18, 2007 Por Steve Rushmore

2007 NYU Conference Presentation

Steve Rushmore's annual presentation on Hotel Valuation and Transaction Trends for the U.S. Lodging Industry

jun 6, 2007 Por Steve Rushmore

How To Participate In India, China Middle Class

Steve Rushmore's March 2007 Hotels column.

abr 26, 2007 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook October 2006

Going Beyond RevPAR To Determine Value

dic 14, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

Good Time To Own Hotel In United States

Steve Rushmore's November 2006 Hotels article.

nov 20, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook August 2006

Don't Overpay For Hotel Sites

oct 13, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

Steve Rushmore's 2006 NYU Presentation

Hotel Valuation & Transaction Trends For the US Lodging Industry.

jul 12, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

Explanation Of Steve Rushmore's 2006 NYU Presentation

Steve Rushmore offers some thoughts on the interpretation and use of the Hotel Valuation Index.

jul 12, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook May 2006

A Simple Solution to Impact

jul 11, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

Going Beyond RevPar To Determine Value

Steve Rushmore's June 2006 Hotels Column.

jun 13, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook April 2006

Sunny Times, But Clouds On Horizon

jun 9, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

Hotel Valuation and Transaction Trends for the U.S. Lodging Industry

Steve Rushmore 2006 NYU Presentation

jun 8, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook March 2006

Hotel Feasibility/Market Demand/Valuations and Appraisals

may 15, 2006 Contestado por Betsy MacDonald el Steve Rushmore

Sunny Times, But Clouds On Horizon

Steve Rushmore's April 2006 Hotels article.

may 11, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook January 2006

When Will The Bubble Burst?

mar 8, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

When Will The Bubble Burst?

Steve Rushmore's February 2006 Hotels monthly.

feb 21, 2006 Por Steve Rushmore

Chesapeake Hotel

Chesapeake Hotel

dic 15, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook September 2005

Now Is The Time To Buy New Orleans Hotel

nov 10, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

Now Is Time To Buy New Orleans Hotel

Steve Rushmore's October 2005 Hotels monthly.

oct 13, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook August 2005

What Does a Franchise Cost?

oct 13, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

What Does A Franchise Cost?

Steve Rushmore's August 2005 Hotels monthly.

sep 8, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook May 2005

A Case For Being Independent

jul 7, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

2004: Turnaround Year For Hotel Values

Steve Rushmore June 2005 Hotels monthly.

jun 14, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

Steve Rushmore NYU presentation

Steve Rushmore 2005 NYU presentation

jun 9, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

How Land Cost Impacts Value

Steve Rushmore's April 2005 Hotels monthly.

may 19, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

Timeshare 101: The Interval Ownership Explosion

Steve Rushmore's July 2001 Hotels article.

feb 17, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook December 2004

Performance Clauses Essential In Contract

feb 10, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

Why the "Rushmore Approach" is a Better Method for Valuing the Real Property Component of a Hotel

Hotel real estate tax theories and methodologies have long been a subject of controversy in separating the business value from the real estate. In a recent article published by the Journal of Property Tax Assessment and Administration...

ene 26, 2005 Por Steve Rushmore

What Is A Condo-Hotel?

Steve Rushmore's November 2004 Hotels monthly.

nov 10, 2004 Por Steve Rushmore

The Rushmore Letter - Hotel Investments: A Guide for Lenders and Owners

Hotel Investments: A Guide for Lenders and Owners describes the process of making sound hotel investments.

nov 9, 2004 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook July 2004

The Magic, Curse Of Leverage

sep 17, 2004 Por Steve Rushmore

The Magic, Curse Of Leverage

Steve Rushmore's Septemeber 2004 Hotels article

sep 9, 2004 Por Steve Rushmore

Another Tough Year For Hotel Values

Steve Rushmore, July 2004 monthly in Hotels Magazine

jul 1, 2004 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook March 2004

Hotel Life Expectancy

may 10, 2004 Por Steve Rushmore

Observations From The Road

Steve Rushmore's May 2004 Hotels article.

may 1, 2004 Por Steve Rushmore

The Rushmore Letter

An Important Article Defending the “Rushmore Approach” for Valuing the Real Property Component of a Hotel.

abr 14, 2004 Por Steve Rushmore

In Defense of the "Rushmore Approach" for Valuing the Real Estate Property Component of a Hotel

A hotel is a unique form of real estate consisting of four components: land, improvements, personal property, and the going business. Does it sound reasonable that the land and improvements account for only 36% of the overall total value?

abr 13, 2004 Por Steve Rushmore

A Case For Being Independent

Steve Rushmore's February 2004 Hotels Article

feb 1, 2004 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook September 2003

Are You Choosing The Right Appraiser?

nov 7, 2003 Contestado por Steve Rushmore el Rena Ryhorchuk

Timeshare Must Address Resale Market

Steve Rushmore's November 2003 Hotels Monthly

nov 1, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

Hotel Valuation Techniques

The article presents three traditional income approaches that are used to estimate the market value of individual hotel assets. Each technique is illustrated by means of a unified case study that allows for a meaningful comparison of the...

oct 20, 2003 Contestado por Steve Rushmore el Jan deRoos

Canadian Lodging Outlook August 2003

Maybe The Reserve For Replacement Should Be 7% to 11% of Revenue

oct 9, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

Hotel Valuation Thumb Rule

Steve Rushmore's October 2003 Hotels Monthly

oct 1, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook July 2003

How To Get The Best Sales Price

sep 12, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

A Neighborhood Business

In the July 2003 issue of hotels magazine, Jeff Weinstein's editorial addressed his observations made during the NYU hotel investment conference that even though various hotel industry leaders "don't know what the future holds" the usual list of...

ago 1, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook May 2003

Don't Worry About Room Rates

jul 17, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

The Rushmore Letter - July 9, 2003

In this issue Steve Rushmore discusses his presentation given at the NYU Hotel Investment Conference.This presentation covered the latest valuation trends for the U.S. lodging industry.

jul 9, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

Valuation Trends for the U.S. Lodging Industry

Steve Rushmore gave a keynote address to over 1,500 lodging industry leaders attending the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference in New York City. The topic was “Valuation Trends for the U.S. Lodging Industry.”

jun 1, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

Don't Worry About Room Rates

Steve Rushmore's May 2003 Hotels Monthly

may 1, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

How Can Hotels Make Money On F&B?

Steve Rushmore's April 2003 Hotels Monthly

abr 1, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

Whatever Happened to Eco-Hotels?

Steve Rushmore's March 2003 Monthly

mar 1, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

Beware of Hotel Cap Rates

Steve Rushmore's January 2003 Hotels cloumn.

ene 1, 2003 Por Steve Rushmore

Performance Clauses Essential In Contract

Steve Rushmore's November 2002 Hotels Monthly

nov 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Valuing Hotels During Distressed Times

Steve Rushmore's October 2002 Hotels Article

oct 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Valuing Hotels During Distressed Times

Steves Hotels Monthly

oct 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook October 2002

Performance Clauses Essential In Contract

oct 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Replacement Cost Crucial Investment Factor

Steve Rushmore's September 2002 Hotels Monthly

sep 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Making the Ideal Hotel Investment

Steve Rushmore's August 2002 Hotels Monthly

ago 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook August 2002

Separating Lookers From Buyers

ago 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook July 2002

Making The Ideal Hotel Investment

jul 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Separating Lookers from Buyers

Steve Rushmore's July 2002 Hotels Monthly

jul 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Random Thoughts About the Hotel Industry

Steve Rushmore's June 2002 Hotels Monthly

jun 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Identifying Distressed Hotel Acquisitions

Steve Rushmore's May 2002 Hotels Monthly

may 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook May 2002

The Global Approach To Hotel Valuations

may 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook April 2002

Random Thoughts About The Hotel Industry

abr 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Disastrous Year For Hotel Values

Steve Rushmore's April 2002 Monthly in Hotels

abr 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Development Cost Can Determine Feasibility

Steve Rushmore's March 2002 Monthly in Hotels

mar 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook February 2002

Development Cost Can Determine Feasibility

feb 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Don't Overpay For Hotel Sites

Steve Rushmore's February 2002 Hotels Monthly

feb 1, 2002 Por Steve Rushmore

Hidden Costs Of Franchise Agreements

A look at some of the hidden costs in Franchise Agreements so that you will be able to evaluate the total expense of operating under a specific hotel franchise.

oct 1, 2001 Por Steve Rushmore

Timeshare 101: The Interval Ownership Explosion

Steve Rushmore's July 2001 Hotels monthly.

jul 1, 2001 Por Steve Rushmore

The Global Approach To Hotel Valuations

Steve Rushmore's March 2001 Hotels article

mar 1, 2001 Por Steve Rushmore

How To Manage The Lower Returns Of Luxury, 5 Star Hotels

Steve Rushmore's February 2001 Hotels monthly.

feb 1, 2001 Por Steve Rushmore

Six Things To Consider Before Obtaining A Hotel Franchise

With a number of hotel companies offering franchises, the selection process can become a complicated cost benefit analysis. Steve Rushmore gives you some important items to consider.

ene 1, 2001 Por Steve Rushmore

Refinancing Estimates of Hotel-Financing Costs

Refinancig hotel costs

dic 1, 2000 Contestado por Steve Rushmore el John O'Neil

In Demand: Stephen Rushmore

During the late 1970s and early '80s, financial institutions were very busy financing, then refinancing, hotels across the United States. At the same time, a young Stephen Rushmore was busy trying to build a reputation for providing hotel valuation...

dic 1, 2000 Por Steve Rushmore

System for Selecting A Management Company

Selecting a management company to run your hotel requires thorough due diligence. While a strong brand is important, there are many other issues that need to be considered during the selection process.

nov 1, 2000 Por Steve Rushmore

Save With Your Healthcare Program

Steve Rushmore's October 2000 Hotels monthly.

oct 1, 2000 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook July 2000

Structuring Management Contracts

jul 1, 2000 Por Steve Rushmore

"e-" Is For Employment

Steve Rushmore June 2000 Hotels monthly.

jun 1, 2000 Por Steve Rushmore

How To Get The Best Sales Price

Steve Rushmore's March 2000 Hotels monthly.

mar 1, 2000 Por Steve Rushmore

Making Alan Greenspan Your Partner

Part of your hotel's value is controlled by the Federal Reserve, which can raise or lower the sales price of your hotel investment at their whim.

feb 1, 2000 Por Steve Rushmore

Using Cycle Analysis To Increase Your Invesment Returns

Steve Rushmore June 1999 Hotels monthly.

jun 1, 1999 Por Steve Rushmore

Franchisors Starting To Clean Up Their Act

Steve Rushmore February 1999 Lodging magazine article.

feb 1, 1999 Por Steve Rushmore

Keys and Hotel Security

At the birth of the republic, hotels had neither room keys or security. Today, while keys are being phased out, security is stronger than ever.

dic 1, 1998 Por Steve Rushmore

Canadian Lodging Outlook September 1998

Hotel appraisal myths

sep 1, 1998 Contestado por Steve Rushmore el Betsy MacDonald

Don't Forget Your Waste Audit

Although you think you have audited and reviewed every aspect of your hotel's operations, i bet you have not performed a solid waste audit.

may 1, 1998 Por Steve Rushmore

A Simple Soluton to Impact

While some argue that an additional hotel can create positive impact on the chain by increasing its brand awareness, most impact disputes focus on the potential loss of business when a traveler has a choice between two hotels with identical brands.

ene 1, 1998 Por Steve Rushmore

Hotel Franchising: How To Be A Successful Franchise

Hotel owners must know what they are getting into before signing that franchise agreement.

jun 1, 1997 Por Steve Rushmore

The Broker Vs. The Appraiser: How to Value A Hotel

Estimating the value of a hotel is one of the mos difficult appraisal assignments. Transient lodging facilities represent not only real estate investments but going businesses as well.

mar 1, 1997 Por Steve Rushmore

Anatomy of a Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC)

Franchise Affiliation

feb 1, 1997 Por Steve Rushmore

The Ups and Downs of Operating Leverage

During 1996 hotel values in some parts of the US have increased by as much as 60 percent

ene 1, 1997 Por Steve Rushmore

The Ups and Downs of Operating Leverage

During 1996, hotel values in some parts of the U.S. increased by as much as 60 percent. To someone unfamiliar with the concept of hotel operating leverage, this enormous rise seems impossible.

ene 1, 1997 Por Steve Rushmore

Feasibility Studies: Fact or Fiction

Recently. the trade press has been buzzing with articles addressing the topic of hotel feasibility studies and whether they accurately portray the future operating results of a proposed hotel.

oct 1, 1996 Por Steve Rushmore

How Much Should That Hotel Loan Cost You?

Hotel Loan and what they should cost you

sep 1, 1996 Por Steve Rushmore

Trends In Hotel Management Contracts

An understanding of the key provisions in hotel management contracts and the issues that influence the negotiation of these contracts is essential to an effective evaluation of any hotel project.

jul 1, 1996 Contestado por Steve Rushmore el Anne R. Lloyd-Jones

Investment Values of Lodging Property - Part 2 - February 1996

In an earlier article (December 1995) the authors introduced two models that demonstrated the effects of taxes and tender criteria on a property's estimated value. Here's the proof of value for those two models.

ene 1, 1996 Por Steve Rushmore

Cap Rate 101

Whenever people say they're planning to purchase a hotel, one of the forst questions asked of them is: "What capitalization rate are you using?" Cap rate, as it is called in the industry, has many meanings.

ene 1, 1996 Por Steve Rushmore

Investment Values of Lodging Property - Part 1 - December 1995

When taxes and lender criteria are considered, the estimated value of a hotel property can change. The effect of taxes, for instance, may well be to increase a potential buyer's bid for a given property.

dic 1, 1995 Por Steve Rushmore

Fire Your Staff - And Lease Them Back

Employee leasing works as follows: you the owner/employer terminate your employees and immediatley hire them back by an employee leasing organization.

mar 1, 1994 Por Steve Rushmore

Who Needs An Asset Manager?

The lodging buzzword of the 1990s must be asset management. Many hotel companies are offering it. Most hotel owners need it. But very few people really know what it is.

ene 1, 1994 Por Steve Rushmore

Time To Reduce Property Taxes

If your hotel's property tax assessment has not dropped in the last five years, you may be paying more than your share of real estate.

sep 9, 1993 Por Steve Rushmore

The Valuation of Distressed Hotels

Today's hotel market is in a state of chaos. The overbuilding of the 1980s coupled with the recession of the 1990s has sent hotel occupancies in many parts of the country plummeting.

oct 1, 1992 Por Steve Rushmore

Seven Current Hotel-Valuation Techniques

Hotel Investors and appraisers use a variety of techniques to value hotels.

ago 1, 1992 Por Steve Rushmore

Hotel Life Expectancy

Hoteliers may be able to do something about functional obsolescence. But external obsolescence - the social and economic context of a hotel - is beyond a hotelier's control.

may 1, 1992 Por Steve Rushmore

The Art of Hotel Renovation

As the number of major renovations increases, it becomes ever more important to manage and control the process. One reason for the increase is that many hotels built in the 70s and 80s need more that a facelift and con't compete with newer product.

ago 1, 1991 Por Steve Rushmore

Property Tax Assessments for Hotels and Motels

One of the significant expense items incurred by a hotel is the property taxes paid to local municipalities.

ene 1, 1991 Por Steve Rushmore

Now is the Time to Review Your Hotel's Property Tax

During periods of economic stress in the hotel industry, smart owners and operators carefully review their hotel's property tax assessment to determine whether there is sufficient justification to seek a reduction.

sep 1, 1990 Por Steve Rushmore

Misconceptions About Appraisals

Over the past 15 years, lodging appraisals have become an important component of most mortgage applications and investment analyses.

jun 1, 1990 Por Steve Rushmore

Valuing Distressed Properties

As more lodging properties run out of operating capital and are forclosed upon by their lenders, it becomes increasingly important for hotel buyers, sellers and lenders to understand the techniques utilized in valuing distressed facilities.

mar 1, 1990 Por Steve Rushmore

A Guide for Lenders Holding Distressed Hotel Loans

Today's lodging market has been hit hard by overbuilding and falling demand. As a result, many lenders are monitoring hotel loans that are not current in their debt service payments.

ene 1, 1990 Por Steve Rushmore

Shielding Against Incompetence

In many distress hotels, the blame lies with the inept hotel management companies.

sep 1, 1989 Por Steve Rushmore

Structuring A Hotel Investment

The components of a hotel investment, complete with an example of how such transactions are being conducted, are examined.

sep 1, 1989 Por Steve Rushmore

Pricing A Management Contract

Lodging appraisals demand some unique approaches. How, for instance, can you determine the value of a hotel management contract?

jun 1, 1989 Por Steve Rushmore

Real Estate Jargon Made Simple

Hotel appraisals and market studies generally come with their own language. This month's column will be devoted to defining some of those often used and sometimes misunderstood expressions.

may 1, 1989 Por Steve Rushmore

Forcasting Revenues And Expenses

In forecasting revenues and expenses for a lodging facility, progressive hotel appraisal firms use a fixed and variable compenent model.

abr 1, 1989 Por Steve Rushmore

Why the Management Team Should Be Important to Hotel Lenders

Lenders that orignate hotel loans without thoroughly investigating the quality of the management company or managment team are overlooking one of the most important components of a hotel investment.

mar 1, 1989 Por Steve Rushmore

Pricing a Management Contract

Lodging appraisals demand some unique approaches. How, for instance, can you determine the value of a hotel management contract?

ene 1, 1989 Por Steve Rushmore

It's a Good Time to Review Your Taxes

With declining occupancies a problem in many areas of the country, along with increasing mortgage interest rates and inflation, it is a good time to review your property taxes and possibly commence a formal appeal to have them reduced.

feb 1, 1988 Por Steve Rushmore

Real Estate Compensation

This article describes the unusual compensation packages utilized by HVS International. Its compensation plan was designed to motivate its employees and to give them maximum incentives for producing a high quality and quantity of product.

dic 1, 1987 Por Steve Rushmore

Understanding Economic Life

Economic life is the period when improvements to a property contribute to property value. Hotels and motels have a definite life span of positive cash flow.

sep 1, 1987 Por Steve Rushmore

Understanding Economic Life

Economic life is the period when improvements to a property contribute to property value. Hotels and motels have a definite life span of postive cash flow.

sep 1, 1987 Por Steve Rushmore

How To Discourage Hotel Overbuilding: A Case Study

Hotel overbuilding is a subject which has been frequently addressed by hotel and real estate professionals during the last few years.

abr 1, 1987 Por Steve Rushmore

How To Discourage Hotel Overbuilding: A Case Study

Hotel overbuilding is a subject which has been frequently addressed by hotel and real estate professionals during the last few years. Advice is often given on how individual hotels can better compete within on overbuilt market by utilizing tools...

abr 1, 1987 Por Steve Rushmore

Hotel Business Value and Working Capital: A Clarification

In the October 1986 issue of The Apprasial Journal, Anthony Reynolds, MAI, wrote an article for the Notes and Comments section entitled "Attributing Hotel Income to Real Estate and to Personalty." His comment eessentially focused on an article that...

ene 1, 1987 Por Steve Rushmore

Adjusting Comparable Sales for Hotels Assessment Appeals

While working on a property tax appraisal for a 500-room downtown Sheraton hotel, we were confronted with a comparable sale which, on the surface, did not support our opinion that the subject property was overassessed.

jul 1, 1986 Por Steve Rushmore

How To Commission A Feasibility Study

Devolping a new hotel or motel typically requires a feasibility study verifying market demand and proving the project is economically viable.

jun 1, 1986 Contestado por Steve Rushmore el Thomas Arasi

Value In Use Versus Value In Exchange

An allocation of a hotel's value between land, improvements and personal property is sometimes required to establish depreciable tax basis, property tax appeals, and for other similiar reasons occasioned by the sale or continuing operation of the...

mar 1, 1986 Por Steve Rushmore

Hotel Lenders Toughen Underwriting Requirements

Toughen Underwriting Requirements

jul 1, 1985 Contestado por Steve Rushmore el Arasi

Selecting The Firm To Prepare Your Feasibility Study

Developing a new hotel or motel typically requires a feasibility study to verify market demand and to prove the project is economically viable.

oct 1, 1984 Contestado por Steve Rushmore el Thomas Arasi

The Valuation of Hotels and Motels for Assessment Purposes

THe valuation of hotels and motels is a highly specialized form of real estate appraisal, requiring not only a thorough understanding of the many principles and procedures of general appraising, but also an in-depth knowledge of hotel operations.

abr 1, 1984 Por Steve Rushmore

The Ultimate Guest Room: Could It Ever Exist Anywhere?

As hotel-motel appraisers and consultants, our fir inspects hundreds of lodging facilities each year. Our experience and imaginations have led us to formulate the following list of amenties that would characterize the perfect luxury hotel room.

dic 1, 1983 Por Steve Rushmore

How Interest Rates Affect Real Estate Values

Interest Rates affecting Real Estate values

jun 1, 1982 Por Steve Rushmore

How To Buy A Feasibility Study That Works For You

Hotel, motel and resort feasibility studies are used for many different purposes. Most studies assist in defining markets and justifying the demand for proposed projects.

feb 1, 1982 Por Steve Rushmore

How Do High Intererst Rates Affect Your Motel's Value?

Anyone who has attempted to obtain financing during the last twelve months realizes that the cost of borrowing has reached record heights.

dic 1, 1981 Por Steve Rushmore

How To Perform A Study Of Your Property's Market

Most hotel/motel market studies and appraisals quantify the demand for transient accommodations using a factor known as a room night.

oct 1, 1981 Por Steve Rushmore

Publish and Prosper

For many years, academicians have been pressured by their institutions to publish or perish.

sep 1, 1980 Por Steve Rushmore

The Appraisal of Food Service Facilities

The real growth of the food industry is consideraly less than the apparent increases signaled by steadily rising sales volumes. Nevertheless, there are opportunties for growth and profits for well-managed restaurants.

jul 1, 1980 Por Steve Rushmore