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CREF News and Updates

Hotel School Scholarly Commons
October 18, 2019

Is bad news fake news?

Cornell Real Estate Market Indices: Crocker Liu and co-authors highlight hotel performance and positive/negative momentum during Q3 2019.

Hotel School Scholarly Commons
August 2, 2019

Gradual hotel slowdown: Has the party ended?

Cornell Real Estate Market Indices: Crocker Liu and co-authors report on hotels' regional, price, and financial performance in Q2 2019.

A group stands with construction hats and gear touring a site
April 29, 2019

Cornell Real Estate Club trek takes students to Australia

Members of the Cornell Real Estate Club ventured down under to Sydney, Australia for their 2019 Spring Break Real Estate Trek.


Industry Insights

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Cornell Real Estate Market Indices: Third Quarter 2019: Is Bad News Fake News?

Crocker Liu released a recent Cornell Report highlighting that only hotels in the South Atlantic region experienced a positive price momentum during this period.* The performance of hotels in non-gateway cities declined at a faster rate relative to those in gateway cities. Hotel financial operating performance has finally returned to positive profitability with operating profit […]

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Cornell Real Estate Market Indices: Second Quarter 2019: Gradual Hotel Slowdown: Has the Party Ended?

Crocker Liu released a recent Cornell Report which introduces new regional indices of hotel performance. Based on these indices, hotels in the Midwest and Mountain regions (mostly hotels in Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada) have outperformed other regions, while hotels in the Pacific region (primarily California) and South Atlantic region (mostly Florida) have grown at a […]


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