Just a factoid of note on the great Pittsburgh hotel mystery... even given the projects that are being delayed or canceled. I am told that literally every hotel room Downtown or its environs is booked today because of a convention of physicists. Physicists... Pittsburgh... about as close to Men in Black
as you can get here on earth.
But on that topic just out is this PR from a firm that tracks lodging trends in the US. The forecast for Pittsburgh is down next year, but I think (it's unclear to me a bit) it is saying Pittsburgh's forecasted decline is the smallest in the US