In the most recent Construction Pipeline Trend Report for the United States (U.S.) from Lodging Econometrics (LE), at the close of 2022’s fourth quarter, the U.S. construction pipeline stands at 5,465 projects/650,626 rooms, up 14% by projects and 12% rooms Year-Over-Year (YOY).
In Q4, all stages of hotel construction in the U.S. experienced positive YOY growth. At the close of the quarter, there are 1,008 projects/135,492 rooms under construction, up 4% by projects and 3% rooms YOY. Projects scheduled to start construction in the next 12 months stand at 2,073 projects/235,222 rooms, up 14% by projects and 12% by rooms YOY. Projects and rooms in the early planning stage increased 18% and 17% YOY, respectively, reaching all-time high counts of 2,348 projects/279,912 rooms.