The Rise of the Luxury Hostel
A new breed of luxury hostels have spied a gap in the crowded hotel market place and are moving in fast.
Over a decade ago EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Loannou tried to revamp the hotel market, but it never took off..........
Hostel Set For Wade Smith Site - Place North West
Private property investor, Bridge Point Ventures, and Starboard Hotels are set to open the first Hoax hostel in Liverpool this summer.
The five-star Hoax hostel, due to open in July, will be located in a converted tea warehouse near the Cavern club on Stanley Street.
Luxury Hostel Brand Hoax to Launch in Liverpool - Big Hospitality
Hoax, a luxury hostel featuring a design-led restaurant and bar, will launch in Liverpool in August and the brand's backers are already planning to expand the concept to the capital and beyond...
Starboard Hotels Launch Hostel Chain to Rival Budget Hotels
Hoax Liverpool, which is set to open opposite the Cavern Club in Liverpool in July, will become the first in a group of hostels in key tourist cities throughout the UK and Europe. It will incorporate a Brooklyn-style restaurant called and Hopskotch Street Kitchen and Bar...
Financial Times - Boutique Hostel to Open in Liverpool
BridgePoint Ventures, the private property investor, has teamed up with Starboard Hotels to open the first Hoax hostel in Liverpool in July in a converted tea warehouse near the famous Cavern club...
Hostel Chain Hoax Launches in Liverpool - Online - Property Week
Starboard Hotels and Bridgepoint Ventures have launched a new hostel chain called Hoax.
The business will launch with a 282-bed hostel in Liverpool, situated at the junction of Matthew Street and Stanley Street and opposite the world famous Cavern Club – which used to regularly play host to the Beatles.
Students With Cash Drive Demand for Luxury Digs - Independent
"Over the past two years, rental growth in the student housing sector has averaged 3-5 per cent nationally, consistently above other sectors, and we do not see this trend changing soon," says Eric Jafari, the chief executive of BridgePoint Ventures.
Student Returns Strong - Eric Jafari - Estates Gazette
High returns and strong demand make student the accommodation sector an attractive market for investors. Eric Jafari, CEO of BridgePoint Ventures covers the finer points of the student accommodation sector in Estates Gazette.
Starboard Hotels Paul Callingham Interview - Estate Gazette
Starboard Hotels' boss has money on the high-end hostel sector making waves over the next five years - £120m to be exact. Paul Callingham tells Emily Wright why he's putting his money where his mouth is.
The Upside of Decline - Business Reporter - Sunday Telegraph
The euro crisis is not going to resolve itself anytime soon. However, here are a few property-based strategies on making the most of the current economic climate.
Leaving Home at Any Price Lures Investors to Student Houses - Bloomberg
“We’re focusing on the better-quality universities, which will be less affected by the budget cuts and the impact of higher tuition fees,” - BridgePoint Chief Executive Officer Eric Jafari.
Apart-Hotels Look to Accommodate More of the Market
A small market but one with an identified window of opportunity.
Bridging the Apartment-Hotel Gap
BridgePoint Ventures aims to roll out apart-hotel concept across Europe.
Check In To A New Era Of Success
Hotel development was once a license to live dangerously but the recession has created a more sensible environment.
Hotel Operators Check-in At New Locations
'Location, location, location' is fast becoming one of the most important factors associated with investment into new hotels.
Life After Banks
The chances of smaller developers getting loans, even
for pre-let projects, are slimmer than ever – but that doesn’t mean
they need to stop building.
The Disappearing Middle
Like many other industries, the hotel sector seems to be separating into luxury and budget segments, with the space in between ever more sparsely populated.
The Facts vs Sam Zell
Eric Jafari gives his opinions on the US real estate crisis and the reliability of statistical data.
Investing in Wholesale Preconstruction Real Estate
Buying in bulk is a strategy many shoppers use to save money. That same strategy can also help real estate investors expand their profits.
Preconstruction Syndication: Developers and Real Estate Purchasers Capitalize on Current Market
Through an innovative process BridgePoint Ventures, LLC has created a way for both real estate developers and real estate purchasers to mitigate the risk in a challenging marketplace.