Houston has 170 projects/20,083 rooms in the hotel construction pipeline according to Lodging Econometrics (LE). Of all markets, Houston has the most projects scheduled to start construction in the next 12 months with 87 projects/9,771 rooms. Other project stage totals consist of 49 projects/6,692 rooms under construction and 34 projects/3,620 rooms in early planning.
With 29 projects scheduled to start construction in the next 12 months, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has the most scheduled projects of all franchise companies in Houston. Marriott International and Hilton Worldwide are tied for second, both having 16 projects scheduled to go in the ground in the next 12 months.