Canadian construction pipeline up 17 per cent

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — According to Lodging Econometrics, the total Construction Pipeline in Canada currently has 244 Projects/32,170 Rooms, up 17 per cent by projects year-over-year. Marriott has the most projects, followed by IHG and Hilton.

Toronto has the largest hotel pipeline of any city in Canada, according to Lodging Econometrics.

Toronto has the largest hotel pipeline of any city in Canada, according to Lodging Econometrics.

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — According to Lodging Econometrics, the total construction pipeline in Canada currently has 244 projects with 32,170 rooms, up 17 per cent by projects year-over-year. Marriott has the most projects, followed by IHG and Hilton.

There are 87 projects/11,286 rooms under construction, up 19 per cent by projects YOY. Projects scheduled to start construction in the next 12 months are at 91 projects/10,536 rooms, up 15 per cent, while those in early planning are at 66 projects/10,348 rooms, up 18 per cent.

The top hotel companies in Canada’s construction pipeline by projects are: Marriott with 54 projects/7,764 rooms, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) with 43 projects/4,436 rooms, and Hilton with 37 projects/4,218 rooms. The largest brands in the pipeline for each of these companies are: Courtyard by Marriott with 110 projects/1,597 rooms, IHG’s Holiday Inn Express with 30 projects/3,129 rooms and Hilton’s Hampton Inn & Suites with 12 projects/1,231 rooms.

Cities in Canada with the largest pipelines are: Toronto with 36 projects/5,144 rooms, Calgary with 14 Projects/2,221 rooms and Edmonton with 12 projects/1,825 rooms.