Hotel boom for Manchester

More hotel rooms are being built in Manchester this year than last, despite a general fall in construction work throughout the city centre.

This is according to the 2012 Crane Survey from commercial property consultants Drivers Jonas Deloitte. Michele Steel, director at the consultant, says she expects to see a move away from the dominance of the budget hotel provision in the next 12 months.

"This will see some of the big missing [hotel] brands come to Manchester, including Melia and InterContinental Group, a real boost for the hotel market", she says.

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