May 30, 2018 – PORTSMOUTH, NH – Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that together the Upper Midscale and Upscale Pipelines comprise 72% of all projects in the Total Pipeline. The Upper Midscale category, including unbranded projects, has 2,278 Projects/233,150 Rooms and is the largest chain scale in the U.S. Construction Pipeline. The second largest chain scale including unbranded is the Upscale category which has 1,529 Projects/208,334 Rooms.
The brands with the largest number of projects in Upper Midscale are: IHG’s Holiday Inn Express with 438 Projects/40,657 Rooms and from Hilton, Home2 Suites 377 Projects/39,474 Rooms and Hampton Inn & Suites with 316 Projects/32,132 Rooms. In Upscale, the largest brand pipelines belong to: Marriott’s Residence Inn with 200 Projects/24,978 Rooms and SpringHill Suites with 176 Projects/20,124 Rooms, and IHG’s Staybridge Suites with 139 Projects/14,740 Rooms.
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