According to analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE), the five U.S. markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines by project count are: New York with 169 Projects/29,641 Rooms, Dallas with 159 Projects/19,149 Rooms, Houston with 148 Projects/16,158 Rooms, Nashville 119 Projects/15,992 Rooms and Los Angeles which has 115 Projects/17,155 Rooms in its pipeline.

The top market in the U.S. by Census growth rate for 2018 is Nashville which is expected to grow its Census by 8.8% if all 27 Projects/3,703 Rooms of expected openings occur by the end of the year. Following is New York with a 7.3% growth rate for opening 50 Projects/8,437 Rooms and Seattle with 6.3% growth if the anticipated 20 Projects/2,890 Rooms open.