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CBRE: No holding back resurgence of group hotel trade

Pent-up popular desire and the business need for face-to-face contact will drive a robust return of convention patronage to hotels, an analysis by CBRE indicates. While remote interaction will remain prominent, business travel is compelling in that it yields $12.50 …

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68% of planned hotels coming from Marriott, Hilton, IHG

Marriott International, Hilton Hotels and InterContinental Hotels Group make up 68% of the hotels in the global pipeline, continuing their yearlong dominance, Lodging Econometrics reports. The analytics firm projects 202 more openings by the trio this year and 655 in …

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Whisky Hotel will take shot at LA market

A whiskey-themed hotel, appropriately named The Whisky Hotel, is in the works in Los Angeles. The seven-story building, which is currently in the early stages of construction, will include 134 rooms and is expected to open in Hollywood in 2022. …

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Survey: Labor shortage persists amid pandemic

A survey of contractors by AGC and Autodesk found just over half of respondents report difficulties finding craft workers, even though 60% said at least one planned project had been delayed or canceled. Substantial numbers also cited lengthier project times …

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Report shows that construction wages above average

On a national level, construction workers earn $19% more than ($47,430) the median wage for all workers ($39,810) annually, according to a new report by Construction Coverage. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, total construction spend in the US hit …

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Recovery projections for key construction segments

Employing some of most in-demand occupations—such as construction and extraction roles—in 2020, the US construction industry lost about 1.1 million jobs from February to April, according to analysis from LaborIQ by ThinkWhy. The losses were impacted as the industry faced …

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Coppola’s Hideaways hotel slated for San Francisco

Movie director Francis Ford Coppola’s Hideaways Collection hotel brand will debut by 2022 on five floors of San Francisco’s iconic Columbus Tower, thanks to a decision by the city Planning Commission. Argentina, Belize, Guatemala and Italy host six other Hideaways …

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Venerable mansion in Milwaukee reborn as hotel

A 122-year-old mansion in Milwaukee that’s been preserved for decades as an historic site is defying the pandemic in its new life as a boutique hotel. Developers and designers scrupulously maintained the distinct character of the 17-room Dubbel Dutch Hotel, …

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Radisson affirms Africa confidence with 6 additions

Radisson Hotel Group has joined other major chains in expanding investment in Africa, adding six hotels to a portfolio of nearly 100 on the continent. Marriott International and Hyatt Hotels also have defied the pandemic to take advantage of Africa’s …

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Conversation with Carolyn Shames, Shames Construction

It takes vision, commitment and heart to build a successful firm in a traditionally male-dominated industry. And if you ask Carolyn Shames, who has successfully managed this task a few times over, it also takes intelligence and confidence.

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