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Find a hospitality consultant that specializes in investment analysis, appraisal and valuation that can bring a wealth of experience developing accurate, reliable evaluations for a range of property types and business models.

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Below, learn about our Investment Analysis, Hotel Appraisal and Valuation Consulting service. You can also learn about the benefits of conducting a hospitality analysis and how to value a hotel.

Hospitality Investment Analysis Consultants

Our professionals have a deep understanding of the complexities of investing in and foundations of successful hospitality ventures including resorts, mixed-use developments, restaurants, commercial food service, bars and nightclubs, and hotel investment opportunities.
Each time a property is conceived, developed, bought, sold, financed, or assessed, the many parties involved typically require a market study and hotel valuation to analyze its current or potential performance.
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Hotel Appraisal & Hotel Valuation Methods Consultants

Developing an objective and complete evaluation of hotel property value can be a daunting task. Even if you are the most sophisticated owner, these evaluations can be difficult. Our team of experienced advisors are experts in analyzing operational key performance metrics and industry indicators to authenticate fair value.
Through practiced analysis of market conditions and review of development and/or business goals, Cayuga Consultants provide owners and developers the intelligence to make informed decisions.
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Our professionals’ technical expertise can help you to clarify a narrow issue or develop independent, practical, and defensible counsel for large-scale projects.

7 Benefits of Conducting a Hospitality Investment Analysis

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There are several benefits to conducting a hospitality investment analysis, including:
1. A Better understanding of the investment opportunity: A thorough investment analysis can provide a detailed understanding of the investment opportunity, including the potential risks, returns, and market trends.

2. Improved decision-making: By conducting investment analysis, investors can make more informed decisions based on data and analysis rather than relying solely on intuition or personal preferences.  

3. Risk mitigation: An investment analysis can help identify potential risks and challenges associated with the investment, allowing investors to take steps to mitigate those risks.

4. Maximizing returns: By analyzing the potential returns of investing in hospitality, investors can determine the best course of action to maximize their returns.

5. Enhancing due diligence: An investment analysis can help ensure that all necessary due diligence is conducted, which can help prevent costly mistakes and unexpected issues down the line.

6. Attracting financing: A well-documented investment analysis can help attract financing from lenders or investors by demonstrating the viability of the hospitality investment opportunity.

7. Benchmarking: An investment analysis can be used to compare different investment opportunities and help identify the most promising options.

How to Value a Hotel

Valuing a hotel can be a complex process that involves various factors. Some of the key factors that are typically considered when valuing a hotel include:
Location: The location of the hotel is one of the most important factors that can affect its value. Hotels in prime locations, such as city centers or near popular tourist attractions, tend to be more valuable than those in less desirable locations.

Property Condition: The physical condition of the hotel property, including the age of the building, the quality of construction, and the level of maintenance and upgrades can also affect its value.

Financial Performance: The hotel’s financial performance, including its revenue, profit margins, and occupancy rates, is a key factor in determining its value.

Brand and Reputation: Hotels that are part of well-known brands and have a strong reputation within the industry tend to be more valuable than those that are not.

Market Conditions: The overall market conditions, including the level of competition, supply and demand, and economic factors, can also impact the value of a hotel.

How much is a hotel worth?

To determine the value of a hotel, various valuation methods can be used, such as the income approach, market approach, and cost approach.
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The most common method used in valuing hotels is the income approach, which involves estimating the hotel’s future income potential and applying a cap rate to determine its value. A cap rate is the rate of return that an investor expects to receive on their investment. The higher the cap rate, the lower the value of the hotel, and vice versa.

Meet Our Investment Analysis, Appraisal & Valuation Consultants

Peter Van Allen

Non-Rooms and Rooms Pricing Strategies

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Walter O'Connell

Hotel Valuation & Cost Segregation

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Eric Rubino

Acquisitions/Investment/Deal Structuring

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Stephen Lipinski

Restaurant Profitability, Expert Witness

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Jon Peck

Acquisition Advisory & Asset Management

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Ted Torres

Development & Construction Management

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Michael Pleninger

Hotel Development & Management

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Preston Rideout

Nightclub and Dram Shop Expert

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Tom Lambrecht

Debt Restructuring, Loan Packaging

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Frank Schuetzendorf

Food & Beverage Concept Development

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Alan Someck

Expert Witness, Foodservice Operations

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Dan Voellm

Asset Management & Valuations

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Andrew Huzyk

IT Systems Design & Technology

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Simon Turner

Expert Witness, Asset Mgmt, Transactions

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Larry Spelts

Hotel Development & Repositioning

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