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  • Boutique Marriott wins conditional approval

    West Palm Beach officials ask the developers to rethink parking
    September 03, 2014 05:15PM
    A rendering of the project

    A rendering of the project

    West Palm Beach commissioners conditionally approved the proposed Marriott “boutique hotel” next to the Palm Harbor Marina. The commission’s condition? The developers must reduce the scale of the parking garage. [more]

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  • Construction starts on Miami Beach AC Hotel

    European brand expanding in U.S.
    March 11, 2014 03:45PM
    A rendering of the AC Hotel in Miami Beach

    A rendering of the AC Hotel in Miami Beach

    Building has kicked off on Marriott’s new AC Hotel in Miami Beach, the project’s contractor, Plaza Construction, announced today. [more]

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  • Silvia Coltrane

    Silvia Coltrane

    Atlanta-based Hotel Development Partners and Surfside-based Transacta Lanai Developers have nabbed a $35 million construction loan for a 175-room hotel in Surfside. The Marriott Residence Inn at 9200 Collins Avenue will break ground in January and will rise on an 8,250-square-foot lot. [more]

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  • Abu Dhabi fund could buy Beach’s Edition hotel

    A government fund is in talks to buy three Marriott Edition-brand hotels
    August 16, 2013 11:00AM
    From left, the Miami Beach Edition and Ian Schrager

    From left, the Miami Beach Edition and Ian Schrager

    An Abu Dhabi government fund is close to buying three Marriott Edition hotels, a lifestyle brand being developed with hotelier Ian Schrager, including the Miami Beach Edition, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the deal. [more]

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  • Grand Central Park

    MDM Group announced yesterday it has a contract to build a tower with a 500,000-square-foot convention space below a 1,800-room hotel to be managed by Marriott, the Miami Herald reported.

    The site at 700 North Miami Avenue is currently Grand Central Park and under the control of MDM Group, which intends to privately finance the project. Coral Gables-based Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates is designing the tower, the Herald said. Marriott at Miami Worldcenter will be connected to the next-door All Aboard Florida train station by a skybridge. MDM and Miami World Center principals have declined to provide the project’s estimated cost, the newspaper said. [more]

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  • Renaissance Hotel in Miami Beach

    An appeals panel in New York City has ruled in favor of Eden Roc Renaissance Hotel in Miami Beach, following a lawsuit brought against the hotel owner last year by Marriott International, the South Florida Business Journal reported. [more]

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  • Mark Gilbreath of LiquidSpace

    Hotels looking to make a profit are increasingly renting out lobbies, business centers and other “nooks” to office workers looking to hold meetings outside the workplace, the New York Times reported. For example, Marriott is offering what it calls Workspace on Demand at about three dozen of its hotels. The workspaces include high-top tables, alcoves in the lobbies and small meeting spaces. Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Westin chain has introduced a similar concept in two of its hotels in the U.S. [more]

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  • Renaissance Hotel in Miami Beach

    Following months of legal battle, Marriott has won a case against Eden Roc, the owners of the Renaissance Hotel in Miami Beach, Bloomberg News reported. In April, Eden Roc sued Marriott and its Renaissance Hotel Management unit, accusing the chain of mismanaging the property, following a $300 million investment, which including a $240 million renovation. Marriott then sued Eden Roc last month, alleging that the owners were attempting a hostile takeover of the 21-floor, 631-room art deco hotel. New York State Supreme Court Justice Melvin Schweitzer granted Marriott a temporary restraining order preventing the takeover. [more]

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  • The Marriott Pompano Beach Oceanfront hotel will break ground Aug. 15, hotel operator Urgo Hotels announced. The property, which will feature 219 guest rooms, has been contracted by Boston-based Suffolk Construction. Kevin Urgo, principal and chief investment officer for Urgo, said there was “very little” in the way of beachfront product in Pompano Beach. The property is the first large-scale hotel in Pompano Beach in some time. It is slated to open in 2013. — Alexander Britell

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  • Marriott heading to Pompano Beach

    July 13, 2012 12:45PM

    Marriott is planning a 219-room hotel in Pompano Beach, the Sun Sentinel reported. The project, which would be the first large-scale hotel in the area in some time, could open in a year, according to developer Urgo Hotels. “They have a substantial enough balance sheet that banks are willing to talk to them,” said Scott Brush, a hotel analyst in Miami. The project is an overhaul of the former Ocean Point Hotel and includes the addition of an adjacent tower. [Sun Sentinel]

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