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Does San Bernardino County Need 45 More Hotels?

Daily Bulletin
01/15/19

Does San Bernardino County Need 45 More Hotels?
By Jonathan Lansner

https://www.dailybulletin.com/2019/01/15/does-san-bernardino-county-need-45-more-hotels/

San Bernardino County’s lodging industry has plans to add 45 more hotels after 5 opened last year.

The annual hotel construction report from Atlas Hospitality shows 5 hotels opened in 2018 in San Bernardino County after having no openings in 2017. Last year’s openings had 445 rooms.

Under construction were seven hotels at year-end vs. six in 2017. That new lodging will hold 656 rooms vs. 611 a year earlier — a rise of 7 percent.

San Bernardino County’s developers are also in planning stages for an additional 38 hotels vs. 32 a year earlier — a rise of 19 percent. That lodging will hold 3,705 rooms vs. 2,803 a year earlier — a rise of 32 percent.

PS: San Bernardino County represented 10 percent of hotels opened statewide last year vs. 4 percent of lodging being built or planned.

PPS: The average number of rooms per hotels recently built, under construction or planned is 96 vs. 141 statewide.

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