Articles tagged “real estate”

Hotels

Reliance to Buy Mandarin Oriental New York in $98 Million Deal

This deal underscores how Mumbai-based conglomerate Reliance, run by billionaire Mukesh Ambani, cares about travel. In 2021, it bought Britain's Stoke Park. It's also been keeping a stake in Oberoi Hotels, developing hotels in Mumbai, and running a full-service hospitality management company.

Reliance to Buy Mandarin Oriental New York in $98 Million Deal

Short-Term Rentals

Property Manager AvantStay Adds $160 Million in Funding for Expansion

AvantStay's move into brokerage services sets it apart from most of its peers. But as Zillow's experience of flipping houses and getting burned highlights, real estate can be a very risky sector.

Property Manager AvantStay Adds $160 Million in Funding for Expansion

Hotels

Trump’s Money-Losing D.C. Hotel Will Sell to Firm That Will Rebrand It to Waldorf Astoria

It's hard to imagine the Trump brand surviving in the hotel space beyond any current contracts. As a brand it added nothing lasting and certainly won't be missed.

Trump’s Money-Losing D.C. Hotel Will Sell to Firm That Will Rebrand It to Waldorf Astoria

Hotels

Vacasa and Sonder Face Challenges as They Get Ready to Join Airbnb as Public Companies

Will Vacasa and Sonder have the wherewithal as public companies to build their own brands independent of relying on Google and Airbnb, and will their business model challenges be surmountable? There's a ton of potential and so much work ahead for each of the companies.

Vacasa and Sonder Face Challenges as They Get Ready to Join Airbnb as Public Companies

Short-Term Rentals

Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit Video: The Evolution of Flex Multifamily Buildings

In this conversation with Will Lucas, founder and CEO of Mint House, we hear more about the Mint House concept, what flex multifamily buildings are, and why they're an investable asset class. 

Skift Short-Term Rental and Outdoor Summit Video: The Evolution of Flex Multifamily Buildings

Business Travel

3 Questions For a Global Meetings Veteran on the Future of Workplaces

Many office workers will be thinking they’ve never had it so good, working at home with all the comforts that come with it. We're about to find out how office building landlords, and their tenants, draw them back in.

3 Questions For a Global Meetings Veteran on the Future of Workplaces

Luxury

Which Brand Will Win the Holiday Wearable Battle?

After Peloton’s advertising fiasco, other fitness technology brands will likely step it up this season and market themselves as the “It” holiday gift. And because wearables cost so much less than a Peloton bike — even for the top-of-the-line Apple Watch — chances are they’ll see a surge in seasonal sales.

Which Brand Will Win the Holiday Wearable Battle?

Hotels

Tokyo’s Iconic Okura Hotel Is Back With $1 Billion Makeover

The famed hotel is best known for hosting foreign leaders, including U.S. presidents. But the rebuild, featuring two new buildings, also offers owners the opportunity to benefit from other mixed-use real estate developments scheduled in the area.

Tokyo’s Iconic Okura Hotel Is Back With $1 Billion Makeover

Hotels

Skift Global Forum Preview: Inspirato Pass Offers a Discounted Luxury Ticket Around the World

The best way for travelers to get the most out of their Inspirato Pass is to book early and often. That way shelling out $30,000 a year for the subscription will essentially pay for itself, given the number of high-end trips customers will wind up taking.

Skift Global Forum Preview: Inspirato Pass Offers a Discounted Luxury Ticket Around the World

Hotels

Nobu Now Sees Lodging as Its ‘Speedboat’

With 18 hotels signed, opened, or under construction, Nobu Hotels is growing its hotel portfolio rapidly. But the chain is focused only on major global markets.

Nobu Now Sees Lodging as Its ‘Speedboat’