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Anne Lloyd-Jones

Senior Managing Director, Director of Consulting & Valuation, New York

Anne Lloyd-JonesAnne R. Lloyd-Jones, MAI, CRE, is Senior Managing Director of the New York office, and Director of Consulting & Valuation of HVS, the premier global hospitality consulting firm. Since joining HVS in 1982, Anne has provided consulting and appraisal services to over 5,000 hotels. Anne’s particular areas of expertise include market studies, feasibility analyses, and appraisals. She is also an expert in the valuation of management and franchise companies, and brands. Her experience includes a wide range of property types, including spas and conference centers. She has appeared as an expert witness on numerous occasions, providing testimony and litigation support on matters involving bankruptcy proceedings, civil litigation, and arbitration. For further information, please contact Anne at +1 (516) 248-8828 Ext. 208 or [email protected]

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Hotel Values

The COVID-19 pandemic and the related restrictions on travel, business activity, and individual movement are having an unprecedented impact on our industry and economy. Hotel owners, operators, lenders, and investors are all facing greater challenges than ever anticipated, as they grapple with plummeting occupancy, average rate (ADR), and RevPAR and seek solutions to mitigate the impact on EBITDA.

The Importance of Financial Relief for the Hotel Industry

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having a profound impact on the hospitality industry, as travel restrictions, limits on large gatherings, the closure of restaurants and bars and, perhaps most influential, fear of the virus, have brought travel—and most other aspects of hospitality—to a virtual halt.

Pandemics and the Lodging Industry

As of the writing of this article, the Coronavirus pandemic is only a few weeks old, yet it is clear that this event is already having a significant impact on the travel industry. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the virus, now known as COVID-19, a global health emergency, and individual governments have imposed travel restrictions and other measures, principally directed at travellers arriving from China.

HVS Market Pulse: Perspectives on the New York City Lodging Market 2019

Supply growth has been the dominant headline for the New York City lodging market over the past decade. The number of hotel rooms in the city increased from 66,000 in 2007 to 99,000 in 2018, a 50% increase in inventory.

HVS Market Pulse: Washington, D.C.

Although the federal government remains the dominant influence in Washington, D.C., a diverse array of industries and institutions have contributed to and supported the growth and expansion of the region.
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