15,000 hotel room rise in New York City
New York City has by far the largest number of new hotel rooms under construction in the US. According to data from STR, there are now 15,473 rooms being built in the city, more than double the number of second placed Dallas (7,503 rooms). Los Angeles (5,887), Nashville (5,335) and Seattle (5,325) completed the top five. In terms of growth, Nashville (+134%) saw the sharpest increase in rooms under construction, but Chicago declined 8.9%.