Construction Pipeline Central/South America

Central And South America Hotel Rooms Under Contract For December 2016 Down 15.1 Percent From 2015

The region reported 27,696 rooms in 169 projects In Construction for the month. Based on number of rooms, that is an 11.3% decrease in year-over-year comparisons.

STR’s December 2016 Pipeline Report shows 62,861 rooms in 403 projects Under Contract in the Central/South America region. The total represents a 15.1% decrease in rooms Under Contract compared with December 2015.

Under Contract data includes projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages but does not include projects in the Unconfirmed stage.

The region reported 27,696 rooms in 169 projects In Construction for the month. Based on number of rooms, that is an 11.3% decrease in year-over-year comparisons.

Three Chain Scale segments each accounted for 20.0% or more of the rooms Under Contract in the region: Upper Upscale (20.7% with 12,996 rooms), Upscale (20.5% with 12,885 rooms) and Midscale (20.1% with 12,636 rooms).

Specifically in the In Construction phase, only the Upscale segment (22.2% with 6,143 rooms) accounted for 20.0% or more of the region’s total.  

Central/South America pipeline by Chain Scale (number of rooms):

Chain Scale Existing Supply In Construction Under Contract
Luxury 14,305 2,333 3,574
Upper Upscale 37,691 5,392 12,996
Upscale 59,700 6,143 12,885
Upper Midscale 50,017 5,034 12,008
Midscale 29,158 4,774 12,636
Economy 8,955 2,893 6,877
Unaffiliated 300,309 1,127 1,885
Total 500,135 27,696 62,861

Source: STR / report as of December 2016, activity reported through November 2016

Under Contract data includes those projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages

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