Lodging Econometrics reports that Dallas, Nashville, and Atlanta have the fastest growing hotel construction pipelines in the U.S. Dallas increased its pipeline by 41 projects year-over-year, and now has 128 projects/16,124 rooms. Nashville has 89 projects/11,566 rooms, an increase of 39 projects. Atlanta with 79 projects/9,912 rooms is up by 29 projects.
Marriott International is the leading franchise company in all three markets, with 29 projects in Dallas, 20 in Nashville, and 24 in Atlanta. All but one of these Marriott projects are either currently under construction or scheduled to start in the next 12 months.