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Jamie Lane

Sr. Director, Economics & Forecasting at CBRE

Jamie  Lane

Jamie Lane is the senior research director of Econometric Advisors and CBRE Hotels Research, leading economics, forecasting and data intelligence. Based in Atlanta, Jamie has more than 10 years of experience in economics and consulting. He manages CBRE’s team of economists and oversees forecasting and analysis for all property types. He specializes in forecasting of the hospitality industry. Other activities include conducting custom studies for investment firms and operating companies using advanced quantitative methods, and preparing research reports on contemporary real estate industry trends.

Since joining CBRE in 2010, Mr. Lane has done extensive research on the determinants of hospitality demand and created models for profit, average daily rate (ADR), supply, and demand forecasting. He expanded his expertise beyond hotels to cover all property types, and previously served as the senior managing economist. He has been published in academic and professional journals, including the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly and the International Journal of Hospitality Management, and has spoken at many industry forums. He also frequently appears in national and international media, including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

Mr. Lane is an active member of the National Association of Business Economists and the Atlanta Economics Club. Jamie holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Georgia and an M.S. in Business Economics from Georgia State University.

Insights by Jamie Lane (4)

Hotel Industry Update: A Slower Recovery Ahead

After 10 consecutive weeks of occupancy gains, the hotel industry was in a better position than we expected six weeks prior. For the week ending on June 27, U.S. hotels reached more than 46% occupancy, more than double the low point of 22% in April.

An Updated 2020 Outlook - Expectations for the Year Ahead

Economic conditions are deteriorating quickly and according to Oxford Economics, theU.S. economy is in recession. Oxford predicts that, "the coronavirus pandemic will lead to a profound, pervasive, and persistent, but not permanent reductions in activity, with widespread cuts in social spending, severe disruptions to supply chains, and major interruptions in travel and tourism activity.

Airbnb – Coming To A Market Near You

Airbnb has continued to grow throughout the United States in 2016, and recently in cities that heretofore have yet to feel the impact. CBRE Hotels' Americas Research released a report in February 2016 entitled, The Sharing Economy Checks In: An Analysis of Airbnb in the United State.

Low Oil Prices: Upside Potential for the Lodging Industry

For the past four years, there has been much to be happy about for most industry participants as the U.S. lodging industry recovered from the troughs of the Great Recession. As we enter the initial months of the New Year, there are many reasons to believe that 2015 will be another great year for most industry participants.
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