HENDERSONVILLE, Tennessee—The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline comprises 125 hotels totaling 19,381 rooms, according to the September 2012 STR Construction Pipeline Report. The total active pipeline includes projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages but does not include projects in the Pre-Planning stage.
Among the Chain Scale segments, the Luxury segment accounted for the largest portion of rooms in the total active pipeline with 23.3 percent and 4,524 rooms. Three other segments each made up more than 15 percent of rooms in the region’s total active pipeline: the Upscale segment (22.9 percent with 4,444 rooms); the Unaffiliated segment (21.5 percent with 4,162 rooms); and the Upper Midscale segment (18.8 percent with 3,643 rooms).
The Unaffiliated segment reported the largest portion of rooms under construction with 33.1 percent and 2,711 rooms, followed by the Luxury segment (24.3 percent with 1,988 rooms) and the Upper Midscale segment (16.7 percent with 1,365 rooms).
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