Hospitals’ energy costs per square foot (red boxes) have fluctuated greatly since 1999. Energy use intensity (Btu/sf/year) and energy costs (ft2/year) fell slightly in 2015. Chart ©2016 Grumman/Butkus Associates.
Report examines electricity, fossil fuel, water/sewer, and carbon footprint.
Photo: Morphosis Architects
The redesigned rooms focused on scale, color, tactility, unexpected form, and connections to the...read more
Rendering courtesy of DBOX
The redevelopment project got underway last summer and is expected to be completed in 2018.
Rendering courtesy of Johnson Nathan Strohe.
The 1883 Denver Hose Company No.1 building will be fully restored as part of the project.
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The hotel’s 300 rooms are made from 210 prefabricated pods from Polcom Modular.
Rendering courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti
The hotel looks to create a symbiosis between man, nature, and architecture.
Overall construction for hotel projects is up, but the current number of hotels currently being b...read more
Rendering courtesy of Lee & Associates via Curbed Atlanta
The tower would be built on a site currently occupied by a Hertz Car Rental and parking lot.
Photo courtesy of The Hotel at Oberlin
The Hotel at Oberlin anchors the Peter B. Lewis Gateway Center, the cornerstone of Oberlin’s Gree...read more
Rendering courtesy of Hickory Street Capital
The hotel will provide a four-star experience to guests during baseball season and, just as impor...read more
The 26-story hotel spanning 96,000 square-feet needed a way to not only differentiate itself amon...read more
The 94-room Beauport Hotel is Gloucester, Mass.'s first full-service hotel. This project moved forward thanks to community outreach efforts by its GC Windover Construction. Image: Peter Vanderwarker Photography
The construction of this 94-room hotel and conference center pitted tourism proponents against lo...read more
Gensler, HKS, Turner Construction Co., The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Jacobs, and JBA Consul...read more
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The faux-rainforest will be located at The Rosemont Hotel & Residences Dubai.
Rendering courtesy of JE Dunn
The hotel will combine the AC Hotels, Residence Inn, and SpringHill Suites brands.
The Saratoga (N.Y.) Casino hotel, which opened in early July, is one of several new hospitality facilities that have opened in Saratoga County in the past two years. Image: John Carl D’Annibale/Albany Times-Union
But concerns about overbuilding persist.
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The winning firm will design the master plan and central buildings for the man made Haikou Bay is...read more
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The 66-story building is now the 7th tallest completed building in Guangzhou.
A rendering of Seaport San Diego, a redevelopment of a 70-acre waterfront property. A 480-foot-tall observation tower would be one of this district's main attractions. Image: Seaport San Diego
Its developers envision a thriving business, education, and entertainment district, highlighted b...read more
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The 38-story building will have a mashrabiya latticed facade with hotel and residential space ins...read more
Cranes are springing up all over downtown Seattle, where 65 buildings are currently under construction. Image: Downtown Seattle Association
Development investment is twice what it was five years ago.
The Presidential Suite with rooftop balcony at the 336-guestroom Gallivant Times Square in New York, which was unveiled earlier this month as a renamed and reimagined boutique hotel. New York has more hotel projects and rooms under construction than any metro in the world, according to Lodging Econometrics. Image: The Gallivant Times Square
New York continues to be the leader among metros in projects and rooms in the pipeline, according...read more
The 506,000 rooms under contract in April represent a 14.6% YoY increase.
The AC Hotel in a neighborhood in Oklahoma City will be Oklahoma's first modular-built hotel, as well as the first for its developer. Image: Courtesy Guerdon Modular Buildings
Guerdon Modular Buildings will produce 81 modules for this project.
SushiSamba’s 14,000-sf restaurant in Las Vegas is distinguished by a colorful, arching interior design. iCrave was the designer, PWI Construction the GC. Courtesy Forté Specialty Contractors. Click here to enlarge.
Restaurants are more than just places to eat. They are comprising town centers and playing into t...read more
A 9,000-sf LED video mesh runs along an outside wall of T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, which is also distinguished by a first-of-its-kind exterior concert stage. Image: Populous
The gambling mecca has its eyes on attracting a pro sports team.
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The Usonian Inn proudly displays many Wright-inspired characteristics, the most prominent of whic...read more
Anbang Insurance Group's $13.2 billion bid for Starwood Hotels & Resorts trumps a merger offer from Marriott International for Starwood last fall. Image: Pixabay
Hotel giant prefers higher, all-cash bid from China’s Anbang
Rendering courtesy Luxigon
The only connection between the complex and the mainland will be a narrow pedestrian bridge.
Spending on lodging construction, like the expansive renovation of the Intercontinental New York Barclay pictured above, should increase by 10.8% to $23.4 billion in 2016. Total spending on nonresidential building is projected to grow this year by 13.7% to $439.2 billion, according to Gilbane. Image: Shawmut Design and Construction
But finding skilled workers continues to be a problem and could inflate a project's costs.