German Bank Survey: There is Money for Hotel Lending!
By Luisa Pott and Arlett Oehmichen
Hotel financing has seen a major shift since the credit crunch and subsequent economic recession in 2008. Whereas bank lending was widely available and not a particularly hot topic for discussion, it has since been the focal point of almost every hotel investment conference in Europe and further afield. Despite these constraints shackling hotel transaction activity, Germany is experiencing increased interest from the international hotel investor community. With all the debate over the level of lending and the terms, we want to quantify some of the most important lending parameters and selection criteria.
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