Rockville, Md. (June 1, 2020) Jonathan Nehmer + Associates, Inc. (JN+A) and HVS Design, leading Architecture, Interior Design, and Project Management firms specializing in the hospitality industry, are proud to announce the release of the 2020 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide.  The Guide is a comprehensive listing of capital expenditure construction and FF&E costs for hotel renovations.

Now in its twelfth year, the 2020 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide evaluates costs in a variety of hotel tiers including Economy, Extended Stay, Midscale, Upscale, Upper Upscale, and Luxury.  Within each tier, costs are separated into the categories of Guestrooms; Guest Bathrooms; Guestroom Corridors; Public Areas; Food & Beverage Outlets; Function Space; Recreational Facilities; Infrastructure; and Common Additives.

The 2020 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide also features estimated percentages for freight and warehousing for each tier along with contributing cost variables.  The Guide includes sample schedules for select service renovations (both prototype and custom) and for a full service renovation.

The following firms contributed unit cost data to the 2020 Hotel Cost Estimating Guide: Audit Logistics; Benjamin West; Continental Contractors; Ironstar Construction, Inc., Reliance Construction; and The Allied Group.

The Hotel Cost Estimating Guide is available as a complimentary download at