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Tanya J. Pierson

MAI, Managing Director at HVS Minneapolis

Tanya  PiersonTanya Pierson, MAI, Managing Director of HVS Minneapolis, has conducted market studies, feasibility analyses, and appraisals for over 2,000 hotels and resorts in nearly every U.S. state, as well as Canada and the Caribbean. A featured speaker and panelist at major hotel conferences, she has also lectured at the University of Denver on topical issues in the U.S. lodging market. Tanya graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. She is a designated member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI). Contact Tanya at (303) 588-6558 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.

HVS Market Pulse: Minneapolis-St. Paul Lodging Market Perceptions

For this article, we will focus on three major submarkets within the Twin Cities metro area: Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington. These three cities host the largest inventory of hotel rooms, and each offer their own unique amenities and demand generators necessary for the successful operation of a hotel.

HVS Market Pulse: Minneapolis - After the Super Bowl

Surrounded by the beauty of lakes and the Mississippi River, Minneapolis is home to many Fortune 500 companies and more than 11,000 hotel rooms. High quality of life, diversity of employers, and leisure attractions continue to entice demand and an ensuing level of hotel development to the area.

Market Pulse: Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN

Some 3.6 million residents, 16 Fortune 500 companies, and attractions like the Guthrie Theater and Mall of America drive the economy in the Minneapolis-St. Paul MSA, which includes the Minneapolis, St.

HVS Perspectives: Center Stage at ALIS

The 2017 ALIS conference registered the strongest attendance since 2008, with the theme of "Please Stand By…" reflecting the uncertainty regarding the outlook for the hotel industry at this time. It was also the platform for the introduction of Hilton's newest soft brand, Tapestry by Hilton.
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