Upper Midscale Hotel Projects Dominate Pipeline

    Analysts at Lodging Econometrics report that there are 2,026 upper midscale projects in the U.S. hotel construction pipeline, the highest count of any chain scale and representing 45 percent of total pipeline projects.

    The leading upper midscale brands are Holiday Inn Express with 389 projects, Hampton Inn & Suites with 336 projects, and Home2 Suites with 290 projects. These top three brands represent half of all projects in the upper midscale pipeline.