JLL: Hotel investors targeting cap rates of 6.5% in Boston

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In its December 2015 Hotel Investor Sentiment Survey, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) noted that a net balance of 65% of survey respondents are positive about the short term (six months) prospects for hotel performance in Boston, while a net balance of 48% are positive about the medium term (two years) prospects. Initial yields (cap rates) targeted by investors in Boston are about 6.5%. A net balance of 4% expect that initial yields will fall in the short term. According to JLL’s proprietary indicator, the hotel investment cycle in Boston is characterised as being at a late stage of an upturn – although this is not necessarily the house view.

Source : JLL/December 2015/Boston/HOT