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Global hotel construction pipeline is growing

The Total Pipeline stands at 12,427 Projects/2,084,940 Rooms.

December 11, 2017 |
Global hotel construction pipeline is growing

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Lodging Econometrics' (LE) Global Construction Pipeline Trend Report, which compiles the construction pipeline for every country and market in the world, states that the Total Pipeline stands at 12,427 Projects/2,084,940 Rooms, up 8% by projects Year-Over-Year (YOY).

There are 5,885 Projects/1,086,966 Rooms Under Construction, up 9% by projects YOY. Projects Scheduled to Start Construction in the Next 12 Months, at 3,723 Projects/538,061 Rooms, are up 6% while projects in Early Planning at 2,819 Projects/459,913 Rooms are up 8% YOY.

The leading franchise companies in the Global Construction Pipeline by project-count are: Marriott International with 2,274 Projects/383,984 Rooms, Hilton Worldwide with 2,029 Projects/305,229 Rooms, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) with 1,339 Projects/199,045 Rooms and Choice Hotels with 529 Projects/43,121 Rooms. The leading brands for each of these companies are: Marriott’s Fairfield Inn with 339 Projects/36,578 Rooms, Hilton’s Hampton Inn & Suites with 543 Projects/66,887 Rooms, IHG’s Holiday Inn Express with 616 Projects/72,370 Rooms, and Choice’s Comfort Suites with 114 Projects/9,574 Rooms.

Cities in China with the largest pipelines are: Shanghai with 117 Projects/24,009 Rooms, Guangzhou with 107 Projects/25,684 Rooms, Chengdu with 93 Projects/21,139 Rooms, Suzhou with 82 Projects/16,550 Rooms and Beijing with 77 Projects/13,140 Rooms.

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