• Our Services

Other Herald Hotel Services

  • Search and identification of suitable opportunities particularly off market deals
  • Support in negotiations on price or market rents
  • Feasibility of hotel developments and extensions, repositioning and rebranding
  • Support in financing negotiations
  • Hotel finance risk reports
  • Strategic reviews of hotel and leisure businesses
  • Strategy for new brand rollout
  • Expert witness and dispute resolution
  • Negotiation of terms for Hotel Management Agreements and Franchise Agreements
  • Operator selection advisory
  • Investor opportunity reports

Hotel Due-Diligence includes:-


    • Hotel inspection and location analysis
    • Description and commentary on hotel asset and facilities
    • Physical condition internal and external, structural and M&E survey, plant, health, fire and safety, asbestos survey, capital expenditure analysis and plan
    • Planning permissions and development potential. Alternative use potential
    • Competitive set analysis and pipeline for supply


  • Market context for business and leisure drivers and outlook
  • Impact of brand, consortia, unit hotel management, head office, staffing,
    marketing plan
  • Historic trading performance, year to date, budget and forecast performance by operating department and cost analysis
  • Trading benchmarks and Tripadvisor
  • Web presence, reservation systems, rewards programme
  • Membership programmes, JV’s, Outside contracts

C: DEAL ANALYSIS: What should you pay?

  • Tenure and proposed deal structure, leases, management agreements, franchises. Licenses and concessions
  • Yield analysis and comparable transactions
  • Debt finance options, coverage and terms
  • Risk analysis and impact on existing portfolio
  • Transaction market context, outlook and competitive tension
  • External valuations