Choice Hotels breaks ground on two NYC properties

Times Square, Chelsea hotels will be New York City’s first under Cambria Suites brand

TRD New York /
Dec.December 06, 2012 05:30 PM

Choice Hotels International broke ground today on two Manhattan locations of Cambria Suites, a day after the company began work on another Cambria Suites property in White Plains, N.Y. Together, the three properties cost $141 million and will create 461 hotel rooms, according to a company release.

The Manhattan hotels will be located at 30 West 46th Street in Times Square and 123-125 West 28th Street in Chelsea. As The Real Deal previously reported, Extell Development sold the interest in the Times Square location to Cambria Suites over the summer.

The New York locations mark Cambria’s first foray into a major metropolitan market, although there are roughly 20 Cambria properties in the U.S. and an additional 26 under development nationwide.

“Today represents sort of a real turning point for the brand,” Choice CEO Steve Joyce told Crain’s, which first reported the groundbreaking.

The Chelsea hotel will have 135 suites and total 56,500 square feet of space. It will open in the second quarter of 2014. The Times Square location will total 81,000 square feet and 196 suites. It will open in the winter of 2014. White Plains will open first next summer, Crain’s said. [Crain’s]Zachary Kussin


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
30 West 31st Street and 52 West 36th Street (Credit: Google Maps)

South Korean firm snaps up two Midtown hotels for $137M

Brookfield Property Group CEO Brian Kingston and 652 11th Avenue (Credit: Google Maps)

Brookfield drops $83M on Hell’s Kitchen hotel

Mensur Cekic, Hudson Yards’ director of residences

From private tutors to meditation sessions, inside NYC’s new amenities battle

Lightstone Group CEO David Lichtenstein and Moxy Chelsea at 105 W 28th Street (Credit: Lightstone and Facebook)

Lightstone gave its neighbors $7M to build a hotel. Then the neighbors secretly went to war, suit claims.

Here are the numbers behind Michael Dell’s record purchase of the Boca Raton Resort

Long Island’s hotel market could be headed for a downturn

This obscure Caribbean island is a favorite among the super wealthy

Manhattan hotel at center of 1MDB fraud case lands $615M refinancing

arrow_forward_ios