Guide to Buying Hotel Properties in 2023 and 2024   

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In November 2023, the commercial mortgage rates are hovering  between 7% and 8%— near the same residential mortgage percentages that have been dominating the headlines. As a hotel investor, you already have to juggle multiple real estate adjacent costs— mortgages, maintenance, improvements, and the costs of buying and selling new holdings. Using a 1031 exchange […]

Phaseout Begins for Bonus Depreciation Dec. 31, 2022

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100% bonus depreciation will begin to phase out after December 31, 2022 and will phase out by 2027. The current law, passed under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 gives business’s the option to depreciate a larger percentage of qualified assets from their taxes in the first year the asset is placed in […]

A Guide to a 1031 DST and the Hotel Industry

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The strategic swap of business properties is a useful way to defer capital gains taxes. A 1031 Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) uses the standard 1031 exchange as a base but develops the agreement further.  If you’re looking to invest in hotels for sale and expand your portfolio, then it’s worth investigating the benefits of a […]

NewGen Advisory completes 1031 exchange transaction in 30 days

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NewGen Advisory is pleased to announce the closing of a large, all-cash 1031 exchange transaction that the company was able to facilitate in 30 days amidst the Thanksgiving holiday. The associated 120-unit property is located in Phoenix, Arizona on Northern Avenue and Highway 51, adjacent to Piestewa Peak and near the Biltmore district, and falls […]

The Role of the Qualified Institutional Buyer in the Hotel Industry

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The hotel industry was one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, it is recovering and gaining momentum as assets change hands at an accelerated pace.  The lodging industry is expected to see a full recovery towards the end of 2023. Until then, hotel buyers and owners battle it out to find a […]

Introduction to 1031 Exchange & How Hotel Investors Can Benefit

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The process of investing in a hotel provides various investment options. There are several methods to acquire property. Exploring these different options will bring prospective buyers face-to-face with 1031 exchanges. As well as the alternative of opportunity zones. The hotel industry is thriving and has a global value of more than $570 billion. Investors continue […]

SBA loan payment relief due to COVID-19

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Congress has authorized a much-needed second round of Section 1112 payments to eligible SBA loan recipients. This funding is available to eligible, non-casino hotels and motels (NCAIS 721110) with up to eight months of additional relief. This second round of payment relief is set to begin February 1, 2021 or when a hotel or motel’s […]

Considering Purchasing a Commercial Note? Triple up the Due Diligence.

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Every financial cycle or economic downturn brings forward its fair share of distressed assets.  In these situations, banks and lenders will often start shopping out non-performing loans to shed some liabilities off their books or even free up capital. This inevitably brings out investors looking for an opportunity to get a steal in the marketplace. […]

Hotel Industry needs COVID Relief Now


The hotel industry needs additional help to stay afloat, and that help has been slow in coming. With the 2020 presidential election less than a month away, countless hotel owners worry they won’t survive the holidays without additional economic relief. The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) surveyed 1,000 hotel owners, operators, and employees at […]

CMBS Loan Relief for Hotels – September 2020 Update


Back when the first CMBS loan relief was offered, no one could have predicted how little it would help. Its 90-day deferral of payments got hotels through April, May and June only. Then June rolled around with no end in sight and so a second wave of CMBS loan relief arrived in the form of […]

Hotel Finance: Attrition and Cancellation Fee Revenue

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Rising costs mean that a lot of hotel property owners are finding ways to better manage their finances-such as imposing attrition and cancellation fees. Why it’s Happening A lot of the available online booking programs make it easy for consumers to book multiple lodgings and then cancel before the period where cancelation fees apply. This […]

Opportunity Zones: What Are They and How Can Hotel Owners Take Advantage of This Program?

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Opportunity Zones may be the biggest news in the world of economic development since the establishment of the 1031 Exchange. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 introduced the Opportunity Zones program which offers generous tax advantages, delivers enormous benefits to private-sector investors, and promises economic growth for low-income communities. Although this program is […]