Los Angeles. Big Los Angeles hotel deals of 2019 included the sale of downtown's Hilton Checkers, which traded for $138.9 million.
Strong international travel, steady regional tourism and technology industry executive business trips are expected to fuel Los Angeles hotel demand and development in the coming year. 12/11/2019 Los Angeles Hotel Demand Strong Going Into 2020
The hotel data rm STR, a CoStar Group company, reported that overall hotel revenue in Los Angeles rose 1% from a year ago in the first 10 months of 2019, reaching nearly $4.7 billion. Strong post-recession demand growth is being driven across all hotel price levels in the Los Angeles region, with occupancy in 2020 expected to remain on par with 2019, at 79.6%, with average daily room rates set to increase 2.6% to $185.43, according to brokerage CBRE. Revenue per available room, a measure of occupancy and room pricing, is forecast to climb 2.5% next year, to $147.52 "Even while absorbing higher-than-long-term average growth in supply over the past several years, Los Angeles continues to operate at strong levels of occupancy and above-national-average [room] rate growth, and that is a trend expected to continue in 2020,"