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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HVS Market Pulse Update March 2021 MSP

Rod Clough, President – Americas, interviewed Tanya Pierson, Senior Managing Director, Minneapolis and Justin Westad, Vice President, Minneapolis overseeing the Upper Midwest region, on March 23, 2021, to discuss the current Minneapolis market dynamics and the outlook for recovery.

HVS Market Pulse - Minneapolis-St. Paul

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul region experienced significant increases in new supply and high levels of demand attributed to major one-time events such as Super Bowl LII in 2018 and the NCAA Men's Final Four Basketball Tournament in 2019.

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.
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