Lodging Econometrics Spotlights Top Construction Markets

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines by project count are: New York with 185 Projects/29,447 Rooms; Houston with 158 Projects/17,475 Rooms; Dallas with 141 Projects/17,869 Rooms; Nashville with 124 Projects/15,614 Rooms; and Los Angeles with 111 Projects/17,701 Rooms.

New York has the most New Hotel Openings forecasted for 2017 of any market with 47 Hotels/7,534 Rooms.Then Dallas, which is forecasted to open 44 Hotels/5,050 Rooms, Houston with 33 Hotels/3,505 Rooms, Austin with 21 Hotels/2,321 Rooms and Los Angeles with 20 Hotels/4,202 Rooms.

The markets with the most New Project Announcements into the Pipeline in the first quarter were: Dallas with 18 Projects/2,282 Rooms, New York with 16 Projects/2,510 Rooms, Orlando with 14 Projects/1,837 Rooms, Tampa with 13 Projects/1,313 Rooms and Kansas City with 11 Projects/1,288 Rooms.

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