As I noted in my last newsletter, tariffs on FF&E imports are affecting the hospitality industry. Additional taxes on the imports of raw materials may change the landscape of the construction industry. Below I describe a few potential challenges that may affect hoteliers and builders in the coming years. Which Tariffs are Making an Impact?
I am thrilled to share with our readers that we had the pleasure of working on Marriott’s millennial-centric brand Moxy in Chattanooga. Only the ninth hotel from this brand nationwide– #Moxynooga opened downtown on November 15. The four-story hotel houses 108 guestrooms and social media-rich public spaces, catered for both leisure and business travelers alike. Our team of experts worked hard to deliver top-notch architectural
FF&E Tariffs In my last newsletter, I explained the pros and cons of modular elevators. Today I want to address a rising concern in the industry—U.S. tariffs on furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) used in hotels. Why the Tariffs Recent trade tariffs on Chinese imports have become a concern for developers in all industries. The goods being
Modular Elevators Last week, I introduced modular elevators and its features. Continuing with this subject today, I list the benefits and drawbacks below. Benefits Shorter Lead Time: It takes manufacturers about eight weeks to prepare the whole assembled elevator once project drawings are finalized. Better Quality: Every part of a modular elevator is prepared and assembled in a