Posts by Jali

3 Reasons Select-Service and Extended-Stay Hotel Investments Are Positioned for Success

In the current environment—characterized by cooling but persistent inflation, higher-for-longer interest rates, and expectations of a recession—many commercial real estate investors gravitate toward the hospitality sector. In our view, select-service and extended-stay hotels are particularly well-positioned for success in the immediate environment and over the longer term.  Smart investors are already taking action. JLL Research reports investment appetite has climbed sharply, with volume for the select-service and extended-stay sector reaching a record-breaking $20.4 billion in 2022, representing 51% of total US hotel investment volume.  Here we explore three key factors underpinning the potential for attractive performance in this hospitality segment:
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Witness Investment and Hotel Equities Launch Jali Hospitality Investment Platform

First-of-its-kind crowdfunding platform provides individual investors access to quality hotel investments Chicago, Sept. 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Witness Investment and Hotel Equities (“HE”) today announced the launch of Jali, a hospitality real estate investment platform focused on providing individual investors access to development, acquisition, and value-add investment opportunities. This first-of-its-kind platform enables accredited investors to access quality hospitality investments selected by an all-star team of multi-generational hoteliers. The Jali investment platform is a joint effort between well-known industry veterans Witness Investment and Hotel Equities. As multi-generational hoteliers, Witness Investment’s Principals, Sagar Patel and Aakash Patel, bring extensive multi-generational hotel
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Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Invest in Hotels

The hospitality real estate sector is arguably one of the most compelling investment opportunities in our current environment. Here we explore why the present moment is favorable for hotel investments. We also walk through three considerations for identifying the right hospitality investments for your portfolio.
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