I would think it would be a smarter path to start by purchasing one that is already for sale. You have the advantage of an established clientèle and brand plus an understanding of the past occupancy records.
Oh my...have you talked to the hotel and bar owners here,,things are not good..with the overbuilding of rooms and more going up..room count has about doubled in the last 2 yrs.tourist count has not,.and most bars are empty,,at this time I would really do some research.....just a handful of places are breaking even right now.
Twas the best of times, twas the worst of times.....depends on who you are, who you are related to and how good is your crystal ball (how big is your bank account) Read and reread, Don't Stop the Carnival. It ain't easy, but it is memorable. Enjoy.
Very true...if you have the financing to get her done and sustain yourself for several years..it is a magical place to be. On the other hand if you have that kind of money perhaps you should sit back and enjoy the place for a year first..seems the longer you are here the more doors open up. From long term rentals to land for sale..