CHS HotelHotel Construction: Things to Know Before Starting Process

April 26, 2022by eric

The hotel construction industry is moving forward. If you are a hotel owner renovating or building a new hotel, you should consider some things before starting the process. Getting your project online will help you in generating the revenue early.

The pre-planning process of your hotel needs to be strong. In return, it will help your hotel project to perform well and set success. Also, the pre-planning process helps in eliminating unforeseen issues and keeps you well informed to make quick decisions. When you delay the decisions, it affects the project’s outcome. One important rule for any construction project decision-making is faster, the better.

Choose the Right Team

It is essential to choose the right team for your hotel construction project. The group includes contractors, vendors, and consultants. Ensure that they perform above and beyond the quality. The team’s task is to ensure the hotel construction and design completes on time. In the construction process, several contractors are engaged. Hence, the construction manager is responsible for coordinating the professionals and contractors. Choosing an experienced hospitality team will keep your hotel project moving.

Financial Planning

Every construction project needs a sound financial plan in place. The amount of capital required for the project is to be detailed clearly. A hotel construction needs quite a lot of capital to start. There is the actual building cost, setting up an on-site restaurant and facilities, and equipment to invest in. It is not surprising that it can be costly to construct a high-quality hotel. Therefore, a financial plan requires applying for a construction loan. It allows you to monitor the entire project’s progress.


One of the most important things to consider before constructing a hotel is location. So, make sure to do your research and check whether there is a need for a hotel in your chosen area. You don’t want your hotel to be too close to your competition unless you offer something unique. Your hotel should also be where the customers can easily find you.

Introduce operations teams early

It is also essential to introduce the operation team in the early stage. The team will help to make operational decisions. For instance, the kitchen space is very personal to the chef. So, it is good to include the operation team early to avoid design changes at the end of the project.

Consider functionality

It is recommended to invest in robust finished for high traffic areas. Also, it is essential to choose a cleaning procedure for the selected materials. Include sufficient storage areas. Additionally, review the functionality of office spaces.

Review the designs and installations

The designs and installations play a significant role in the comfort of guests. Hence, they include water pressure and temperature, airflow, light temperature, and outlet locations. Ensure that the engineers and agents are hands-on. Review the scope of work and their proposed options extensively. 

Stay on schedule

Many factors need to be considered as no one can say what can go wrong along the way. These include unfavorable climate conditions and an unmotivated construction crew. It is challenging to have a realistic construction timetable. However, all the goals can be achieved with a strict deadline. Therefore, setting up smaller milestones and assigning unique deadlines is better. In the end, you want to launch your project at the right time and avoid missing the opening date.

Monitor the process 

Ensure to monitor the entire process daily. It will allow in boosting productivity and keep running the project smoothly. Although, there might be a need to employ on-site surveyors to keep a check on the workforce and make sure all their needs are met. Remember, a happy employee is a productive one. Hence, ensure the crew is working under favorable conditions.


Hotel construction is by no means easy. It requires meticulous planning and preparation. Our expert team ensures to avoid the common kinks and pitfalls in the project and make it successful. Contact Capital Hospitality Services (CHS) to make your hotel constructions process hassle-free.



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