Is Meth the New “Mold”

August 25, 2016 8:58 am

The manufacturing of methamphetamine leaves residues that can be quite toxic. As a result, regulations have been instituted to protect the public from housing where previous meth use and manufacturing took place. The original meth regulations were brought to be through the extensive use of residual housing to manufacture the meth products. Meth use and… View Article

ADA Compliance

May 31, 2016 3:25 pm

In the past, I have written about a variety of ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) articles penned by others, including attorneys with ADA specialties. I have always been a big fan of Jim Butler and his global hospitality team, JMBM, based in CA. I don’t often run at Jim’s level of the hospitality business, but… View Article

Have we reached the price peak

April 8, 2016 8:56 am

For those of us who have been in this business long enough to experience numerous cycles, they all have similarities.  Since the recession, we have come off several years of significant expansion, including escalating prices.  Although we are emerging from a much deeper hole than past cycles, the expansion has been notable.  I am often… View Article

AirBnB

March 30, 2016 11:31 am

Many hoteliers I talk to are not that concerned about the impact of AirBnB.  However, our location in the Midwest might have something to do with that response.  If you are in a gateway city or similar high profile destination, you might think differently.  Check out the article posted in Hositality Business News regarding the… View Article

ADA lawsuits

March 11, 2016 10:46 am

My colleagues and I are inside more hotels than most people.  And we routinely see deficiencies relating to the American Disabilities Act. I am not an expert on the Act and therefore, I do not know if the deficiencies are related to the “reasonable accommodation” standards. However, I highly suspect many do not meet that… View Article

Lenders’ caution?

February 9, 2016 9:09 am

For those of us who have experienced multiple real estate cycles, we are looking for signs of overheating, and we are not the only ones.  Lenders are too.  The following links to an article by Fitch Ratings posted on Hotel Online, provides an overview you might find interesting. http://zmaildirect.com/tr/d/m3b737z3ad37z32v32h33938j35632837l32l00/109/435119

New web design

February 7, 2015 11:22 am

If you have browsed our website before, you may have noticed that we recently launched our new website design. We are commuted to provide our visitors with an easy to navigate site. Furthermore, we do not want you jump through hoops, just to review our listing portfolio, or to view basic, non confidential information. You… View Article

Leisure Real Estate Advisors has launched into the Blogosphere

July 31, 2010 7:21 am

Napoleon Hill, an American author, once said, “Don’t wait, the time will never be quite right”.  And so it is with Leisure Real Estate Advisors and network media.   I must admit, I have resisted for quite awhile, but we have finally taken the plunge into the blogosphere.  As a result, welcome to my 1st post.  At Leisure… View Article