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.