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Hotel Development Boom Hits San Jose

Silicon Valley Business Journal 06/14/17 Hotel Development Boom Hits San Jose By Olivia Schaber http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/news/2017/06/14/hotel-development-boom-hits-san-jose.html   Amid a boom in convention business, an influx of new hotels is headed to downtown San Jose. The upswing follows a five-year lull, between 2009 and 2014, that brought virtually no new hospitality development to the city. Two new...

Area Hospitality Steady in Rooms, Trends, Money

Orange County Business Journal 05/29/17 Area Hospitality Steady in Rooms, Trends, Money By Paul Hughes http://www.ocbj.com/news/2017/may/29/area-hospitality-steady-rooms-trends-money   Waterfront Beach Resort, A Hilton Hotel shuttered six of its 290 rooms last year, but it had a very good reason—the move helped make way for about 150 more in a new tower that’s scheduled to open in...
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Marriott Turns to Prefabricated Rooms for Quicker Hotel Construction

Los Angeles Times 05/13/17 Marriott Turns to Prefabricated Rooms for Quicker Hotel Construction By Hugo Martin http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-travel-briefcase-prefab-20170513-story.html   To speed hotel construction, Marriott International is increasingly using prefabricated rooms that can be stacked like shoe boxes with a crane. The Maryland-based hotel company — the world’s largest lodging business — plans to sign deals for...