Hotel Construction Pipeline in the Middle East Is Growing with Projects Up 13% YOY

PORTSMOUTH, NH. September 19, 2017 – Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) report that the Construction Pipeline Trend Report for the Middle East states that the Total Pipeline has 561 Projects/154, 627 Rooms, up 13% by projects Year-Over-Year (YOY).

There are 339 Projects/98, 653 Rooms Under Construction, up 20% by projects YOY. Those Scheduled to Start Construction in the Next 12 Months are at 125 Projects/32, 116 Rooms, up 21%, while projects in Early Planning at 97 Projects/23, 858 Rooms are down 12%.

The top hotel companies in the Middle East’s Construction Pipeline are: Marriott International 94 Projects/22, 641 Rooms, Hilton Worldwide with 81 Projects/22, 456 Rooms, and AccorHotels with 79 Projects/24, 491 Rooms. The largest brand in the Pipeline for each of the these companies are: Marriott’s Courtyard with 15 Projects/3, 112 Rooms, Hilton’s full-service hotel with 26 Projects/9, 215 Rooms and Accor’s Adagio City Aparthotel with 13 Projects/2, 529 Rooms.

The top countries in the Middle East Construction Pipeline are: Saudi Arabia with 202 Projects/60, 392 Rooms, United Arab Emirates with 186 Projects/53, 717 Rooms and Qatar with 56 Projects/14, 307 Rooms. Cities in the Middle East with the largest pipelines are: Dubai, UAE with 141 Projects/40, 266 Rooms, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia with 58 Projects/11, 364 Rooms and Doha, Qatar with 52 Projects/12, 680 Rooms.

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