Hotel Development and Real Estate Investments

EHL Hospitality Business School
3x5 weeks
Part time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
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About this program

Hotel Development and Real Estate Investments

With this online course, you will obtain the fundamental knowledge, skills, and practice to be able to make successful business decisions related to hotel development and investments:

  • asset management
  • feasibility analysis
  • development and negotiations
  • valuation of hotel investments.
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Admission requirements

This course is designed for hospitality professionals, hotel owners, bankers, investors and any function related to real estate investments wishing to update their skills and learn about hotel development and real estate investments.

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Program content

Week 1 to 5

Hotel Investments:

  • Hotels and real estate
  • Markets and their efficiency
  • Capital types & capital structure
  • Loans
  • Valuation analysis
  • Direct capitalization-conclusion
  • Investment valuation
  • Investment analysis
  • Final assessment

Week 6 to 10

Feasibility Analysis:

  • Strategic hotel investments
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Site analysis
  • Financial feasibility
  • Stakeholders
  • Hotel operators
  • HMA negotiations
  • Final assessment

Week 11 to 15

Asset Management:

  • Data ownership control & liability
  • Analysis, tools and building strategies
  • Budget - owner’s perspectives
  • Asset management plan
  • Various stages of asset management
  • Final assessment

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the school website for more information.


Tuition fee: CHF5,940


Valuation of Hotel Investments

  • Explain the principles of the capital structure (debt and equity) and give examples of their application in hotel valuation
  • Examine the different methods of hotel valuation and apply them to real life examples

Feasibility Analysis

  • Explain the entire hotel development process, from evaluating a site, space planning, recommending facilities, to conducting a feasibility and evaluation of the project viability
  • Construct a project plan for the development of a new hotel
  • Break down the key commercial HOT’s and levers of the main contract types

Hotel Asset Management

  • Defend the crucial perspective of hotel asset management, in order to meet investment objectives and create sustainable profits
  • Develop an ‘asset management’ toolkit for evaluating projects
  • Analyze the components of the hotel sector in terms of types of hotel products, international brands and various business models and contracts

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World’s Leading Hospitality Business School

Founded in 1893 as Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, EHL Hospitality Business School is recognized as the best university of hospitality management in the world, and it boasts a 96% employment rate among recent graduates. Renowned Academic Quality EHL Hospitality Business...

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EHL Hospitality Business School

Route de Bern 301
1000 Lausanne

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