Asia Pacific is the only region expecting growth in hotel transaction volumes this year, region’s transaction volumes spurred by trades in Japan and Singapore.
We anticipate total transaction volumes for Asia Pacific to reach $9.5 billion in 2019, a 15 per cent lift compared to 2018.
As for 2019 hotel trends, watch for the luxury sector, co-working and the emergence of new brands
Hotel investment defies global caution
Global hotel transaction volumes are predicted to reach $67 billion this year.
Our new report predicts robust levels of fundraising activity for hotel investments globally, whilst international capital forms a key part of the hotel investment market, and this is forecast to increase in 2019 as investors look beyond their home countries for diversification. More multi sector investors will target hotels given its attractive yield profile.
What's to come?
We take a look at the hospitality investment market - 10 years' in review
Recent years have seen new investors and investment strategies emerge, enabling investors to enter hotel real estate in ways beyond direct acquisition of assets. These take the form of debt investments, strategic joint ventures, recapitalizations and real estate or brand M&A activity, which are expected to continue to be prevalent in 2019.
Download the full report here.