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How Often Should Hotels Renovate?

Sep 28 2018

As a hotel owner or manager, you might dread the idea of going through a renovation. After all, it’s a huge expense — one that often requires you to scale back …

The Five U.S. Cities Leading the Way in Hotel Construction

Sep 27 2018

According to Lodging Econometrics, as the U.S. economy remains strong, the hotel construction pipeline continues to show moderate quarterly growth. Total projects stood at 5,312 and 634,501 rooms at the end …

Trends Shaping Smart Hotels

Sep 27 2018

Trends Shaping Smart Hotels Smart technology is transforming residential and commercial buildings around the globe. That’s why it’s not surprising that a growing number of travelers are opting to stay …

New Tariffs Affecting Construction Costs

Sep 11 2018

In March, in a bid to further strengthen the U.S. economy, President Trump imposed a worldwide 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum. Initially, several …

How Vacation Rentals Are Affecting the Hotel Industry

Sep 07 2018

Vacation rentals such as Airbnb and HomeAway are becoming increasingly popular. But how does this impact the hotel industry and hotel renovation contractors? Vacation Rentals: The Statistics Airbnb, founded in …

Focus on Hotel Construction Costs 2018

Sep 06 2018

According to the report titled “The State of the U.S. Construction Pipeline” by Lodging Econometrics, approximately 3,300 new hotels are predicted to open in the U.S. between Q3 2017 and …