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This edition: The Hospitality Market

Episode Details

Original tape date: August 2, 2012.

First aired: August 21, 2012.

"The Stoler Report"’s periodic update on the hospitality industry. Topics include: the growth of the hospitality market in New York City, hotels that specialize in short stays versus those that are apartment building hybrids, the decline of European visitors, the advent of hotels that target gay and lesbian communities (“straight friendly”), international expansion, the room-size factor, the popularity of bunk beds, visitor expectations as they relate to price points, the appeal of en suite kitchens, what it is that lenders are looking for and avoiding, funding for boutique hotels versus name brands, the question of how many more hotels New York City can accommodate, the volatility of outer borough markets in Brooklyn and Queens, the effect of local movie studios, the effect of the Super Bowl, the high demand in Philadelphia, the decline in New Jersey, and the generally bright future of hospitality in New York.

Guest List

Raphael Fishbach Principal, Mesa West Capital

Naveen Kakarla Pres. & CEO, Hersha Hospitality Management

Larry Korman Co-President, Korman Communities

Ian Reisner Principal, Parkview Developers, Managing Partner, OUT NYC

Michael Stoler Host, The Stoler Report