Helping to reduce the risk of investing in the hotels market

This tool forms part of AECOM’s full service to the worldwide hotels, leisure and culture industry which spans from economic feasibility, planning, architecture and landscape design through to sustainability consultancy and refurbishment.

Bringing together the expertise of our cost consultancy and economics teams, this computer-based tool shows how an investment can be balanced against potential income.


HINT provides instant feedback on a development idea based on industry recognised data without having to pay for large studies at the inception stage of a project.

Enter the Cost

First HINT assesses cost variables such as shell and core construction costs; land price; professional fees; furniture, fittings and equipment, and additional items such as such as soft costs and finance costs.

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Factor the Results

The cost data is balanced with anticipated room rates, and occupancy levels plus non-room revenues, and immediately the on-screen display shows profitability levels.

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