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Hotel Valuation

For the commercial valuer, readily identifying the characteristics of various properties is crucial to an effective appraisal. Build on your capacity by understanding best methodology and specific requirements for the valuation of hotel properties.

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Session Duration:
60 minutes
1 hour formal CPD

Course overview

Consider the implications of hotels as an operational asset. Using a series of sample accounts, our expert trainer will help you identify the key information needed for valuing hotels and where potential areas of risk may lie. By looking at different types of hotel models, from full service to boutique, you will define best practice methods for valuing hotel properties and which is the most appropriate to follow.

Who Should Attend

Commercial property valuers, trade-related property valuers, investors in the hotel sector and insolvency practitioners would benefit from this course.

Note: Experience in commercial property valuation and trade-related property valuation is necessary to understand the course content.

Why Attend?

Helpful for those looking to expand their portfolio into the valuation of hotels, and gain a detailed understanding of specificities is essential.


This on-demand video course is a recorded, instructor led program with interactions built in to test your knowledge.

About this course

Learning Objectives

By the end of the web class, you will be able to:

  • Review the Performance Analytics for Hotels
  • Appreciate the methods of hotel valuation
  • Define the key variables contributing to value
  • Chose the most appropriate valuation method to follow
  • Analyze what information you need to consider when valuing


In this web class, we will cover:

  • Hotel overview
  • Valuation indicators
  • Profit and loss
  • Sample accounts
  • Measures of performance
  • Valuation methods for hotels
  • Common challenges and quick tips


Lance W. Doré, FRICS MAI

The Doré Group

Lance W. Doré is the President and CEO of The Doré Group. In this role, he  directs all valuation assignments involving a wide variety of conventional and  complex real properties, serves as litigation support to both public and private  clients, provides expert advisory services, including forensic analyses and market  and feasibility studies, as well as valuation for financial reporting.

Mr. Doré has been a real estate appraiser for over 30 years and in addition to  traditional real estate valuation has a special expertise in the valuation of complex  highest and best use issues, right of ways, energy facilities, conservation land and  partial interests. His geographical valuation expertise is focused in the western United States and he has completed international assignments in Tokyo,  Central America, Mexico, Cyprus, and Moscow. Mr. Doré has written several articles and books – mostly recently The Secrets of Real Estate Revealed.


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