JLL: Hotel investors targeting cap rates of 8.5% in Dubai

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In its December 2015 Hotel Investor Sentiment Survey, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) noted that a net balance of 0% of survey respondents are positive about the short term (six months) prospects for hotel performance in Dubai, while a net balance of 28% are positive about the medium term (two years) prospects. Initial yields (cap rates) targeted by investors in Dubai are about 8.5%. A net balance of 14% expect that initial yields will rise in the short term. According to JLL’s proprietary indicator, the hotel investment cycle in Dubai is characterised as being at an early stage of a downturn – although this is not necessarily the house view.

Source : JLL/December 2015/Dubai/HOT