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Hotel INNvestment Canada Report Q4 2018

Colliers International Hotels is pleased to provide results of the ninth annual Canadian Hotel Investment Sentiment Survey. The annual survey aims to address the most relevant questions impacting lodging investment decisions over the next 12 months by capturing the thoughts of more than 100 active investors.


  • 2018 saw fluid trading in secondary/tertiary markets with national hotel transaction volume of $1.5 billion.
  • Canada remained on solid economic footing in 2018 which saw another year of strong hotel operating performance with national RevPAR up 5.3%, according to STR. 
  •  Investors remain optimistic about the hotel asset class in 2019, although they have a more cautious view for the next 3-5 years.
  • Investment intentions in the 2019 survey shifted from a predominantly acquisitions focus; 41% reported a hold, renovate or expand strategy. 

For More Information, Please Contact:

Fraser Macdonald

Director | Hotels | Canada

Toronto Downtown

Fraser has been involved in more than $3 billion of lodging transactions across Canada and the Caribbean since joining Colliers in 2013. In his position as Director, Fraser works closely with the national hotel brokerage team with a focus on financial underwriting, business and proposal development and strategic research.  Fraser provides customized market intelligence for clients on trends influencing lodging investment in Canada and leads production of Colliers’ hotel research including the INNvestment Canada Quarterly Hotel Reports and the Canadian Hotel Investment Report. 

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