JLL: Hotel investors targeting cap rates of 6.7% in Barcelona

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In its December 2015 Hotel Investor Sentiment Survey, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) noted that a net balance of 35% of survey respondents are positive about the short term (six months) prospects for hotel performance in Barcelona, while a net balance of 36% are positive about the medium term (two years) prospects. Initial yields (cap rates) targeted by investors in Barcelona are about 6.7%. A net balance of 10% expect that initial yields will fall in the short term. According to JLL’s proprietary indicator, the hotel investment cycle in Barcelona is characterised as being at an early stage of an upturn – although this is not necessarily the house view.

Source : JLL/December 2015/Barcelona/HOT