The Real Deal New York

Hudson Yards poised to become the next frontier in hotel development

November 20, 2012 11:30AM
By C.J. Hughes

From left: Justin Elghanayan of Rockrose Development, which is considering a hotel at one of its West Side sites, Ryan Nelson of Sherwood Equities, which is planning a 700,000-square-foot hotel at 360 10th Avenue, and architect David Childs

From the November issue: Much attention has been paid to the new office towers planned for the Hudson Yards redevelopment on Manhattan’s Far West Side. But the area, which is still largely industrial, may also soon be dotted with new hotels, too.

In the blocks closest to the actual rail yards — namely, along 10th and 11th avenues in the West 30s — hotels are being planned or considered at more than a half-dozen sites, though the dealmaking is taking place under the radar, according to brokers, developers and city officials. [more]