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In a long-term decision model for project feasibility, what impact on a developer-owner's net present value would occur for each of the following changes in the model's assumptions?

1. Decrease in the net present value.
2. Increase in the net present value.
3. No change in the net present value.

Treat each item below independent of all other items and place the correct number (1-3) in the space provided. Each change has only one correct answer.
_____ a. Decrease projected average room rates
_____ b. Increase the equity hurdle rate
_____ c. Lower projected energy expenses
_____ d. Decrease mortgage principal amount provided by the lender
_____ e. Lower the interest rate charged by the lender
_____ f. Increase the amortization period of the mortgage
_____ g. Decrease the capitalization rate used to estimate the reversion value
_____ h. Increase the multiple used to estimate the sale price of the hotel
_____ i. Decrease the hotel's project cost
_____ j. Increase the reserve for replacement

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In a long-term decision model for project feasibility, what impact on a developer-owner's net present value would occur for each of the following changes in the model's assumptions?

1. Decrease in the net present value.
2. Increase in the net present value.
3. No change in the net present value.

Treat each item below independent of all other items and place the correct number (1-3) in the space provided. Each change has only one correct answer.

_1___ a. Decrease projected average room rates
Since the revenue decreases (lower projected room rates) after tax cash flow (ATCF) will decrease. Hence there is a decrease in net present value (NPV)

1_____ b. Increase the equity hurdle rate

Since the ATCF is ...

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