John Berean

Senior Project Manager, San Francisco

John  BereanJohn Berean, a Senior Project Manager with HVS San Francisco, conducts hotel appraisals and feasibility studies in markets across the western U.S.; John is the firm's Hawaii expert. HVS leaders now live in and work from markets throughout the western Americas region, including San Diego, LA, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Las Vegas, and Phoenix. John’s hands-on hospitality experience includes work as Accounts Coordinator and Revenue Analyst for the Queen Kapiolani Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. John earned a Masters of Economics, with a concentration in Quantitative Finance, from the Peking University HSBC Business School in Shenzhen, China. He previously majored in International Studies, with a minor in Environmental Studies, at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. Contact John at +1 (281) 381-3456 or [email protected]

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COVID-19’s Impact On The San Francisco Lodging Market

Prior to the onset of COVID, San Francisco was amid a tech-driven renaissance that placed the city and the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area as one of the top-growing metro areas over the last decade.

HVS Market Pulse: State of Hawaii

Hawaii experienced another stellar year of RevPAR performance in 2018, bolstered by improved airlift and a strong domestic economy, which resulted in another record year of visitor arrivals. Despite these impressive achievements, the year was not without its share of difficulties, including volcanic eruptions at Kīlauea, disruptions caused by Hurricane Lane and Hurricane Olivia, and an extended 51-day hotel worker strike.

HVS Market Pulse: Silicon Valley

Home to numerous high-tech corporations and startup companies, Silicon Valley encompasses the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay Area. As defined by the 2017 Silicon Valley Index, this region covers the cities in San Mateo County and Santa Clara County.

HVS Market Pulse: Island of Oahu, Hawaii

Many things make Hawaii unique among American tourism destinations. The island chain's physical separation from the U.S. mainland heightens its diverse, exotic allure—a Hawaiian vacation is different in nature (no pun intended) than a trip to any other subtropical destination in the continental U.