On this three day course in Hotel Investment Modelling, you will explore the opportunities and pitfalls of the hotel investment and development sphere, learn about various hotel business models, examine feasibility studies for each and even learn about the most commercially viable exit strategies. Your trainer will also take you through all the finance and funding models and how to access them.

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Explore the different types of hotel developments and investment strategies

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get practical

Review available finance and funding models

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seize opportunities

Discover the spots for hotel development


Well-structured hotel real-estate investments create value and provide benefits to all partners in a deal - owners, management companies, and/or franchises. Understanding the value of hotel real estate investments and the dynamics of the financial and operational aspects of real estate investments, asset management and management contracts is critical to the success of mid-level and senior management in the hospitality and real estate industries.

In just 3 days you will:

  • Understand how the hotel investment industry really works
  • Explore all the different types of hotel development and exit strategies
  • Learn how real estate, property and hedge funds can be utilised to help you optimise your hotel funding model
  • Discover how regulation in different areas impact hotel development help you make better informed decisions
  • Learn through best practice case studies and in-depth advice
  • Come away an expert

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Hotel Groups
  • Real Estate Developers
  • Property Developers
  • Private Equity
  • Property Consultants
  • Property Management Companies
  • Investors
  • Banks
  • Hedge Funds

Who will attend:

  • Property & Hospitality Managers
  • Heads of Hotels/ Hospitality/Real Estate
  • Analysts - Financial, Business & Investment
  • Planners - Strategic, Business & Financial
  • Operations & Financial Managers

Course Agenda

  • Big Picture
  • Speed Networking
  • Hotel real estate fundamentals
  • Global and regional trends
  • Hotel investment metrics
  • Business models/types of development
  • Case study: Investment analysis & prioritisation
  • Hotel valuation
  • Case study: Recommend a bid price for a hotel
  • Case study: Determine the optimal holding period maximising return
  • Sources for financing hotel real estate
  • Important underwriting ratios
  • Equity financing in hotel real estate
  • Investment analysis with leverage and taxes
  • Case study: Calculate the projected levered IRR from the investment
  • After tax investment analysis: excel example
  • Case study 5: Conduct an industry SWOT analysis for a medium sized casino hotel
  • Hotel construction and development funding
  • Case study 6: Analyse the business challenges of developing and operating a new hotel
  • Impact of regulation on hotel development
  • A closer view of hotel models
  • Hotel development costs by model Franchise agreements and management contracts
  • Grading and hotel set-up
  • Case study 7: Sustainable operations and product design in the luxury hotel space
  • Marketing
  • Case study 8: Challenges of establishing a distinct position in the hotel industry

For further information please call: +44 (0)207 092 1045

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Call +44 (0)20 7092 1045 (United Kingdom)
or (Asia Pacific)
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