Hospitality Archives

Marriott launches eco-conscious brand in Arizona

Marriott
by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

Marriott International Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) opened Element Chandler Fashion Center, which marks the debut of the eco-conscious brand, Element, in Arizona. Element Chandler Fashion Center, owned by Chandler HG LLC, a Glacier House Hotels entity, is located adjacent to the Chandler Fashion Center. The new property features 107 light-filled guestrooms and an atmosphere designed to… Read More →

Downtown Tucson lands first hotel in 30 years

A rendering of the AC Hotel Tucson by Marriott, which will be the first hotel built in Downtown Tucson in more than 30 years.(Provided rendering)
by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

In the last 10 years, Downtown Tucson has seen massive revitalization. New restaurants, the renovation of historic theaters, the modern streetcar line and retail have brought the district back to life. The one thing missing? A modern hotel. If fact, AC Hotel Tucson by Marriott will be the first hotel built in Downtown Tucson in… Read More →

Cambria Hotel at Chandler Viridian breaks ground

Cambria hotel
by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

Real estate firm Hines recently joined Cambria hotels & suites for a groundbreaking ceremony at Chandler Viridian. Slated to open in 2017, the Cambria hotel & suites Chandler will feature 136 rooms, a pool with cabanas, fitness room, lounge area and 1,300 square feet of meeting space. The hotel developer is North Carolina-based Concord Hospitality… Read More →

Apartment community offers concierge service

Infill development

Apartment communities have been making great strides with awesome amenities to attract the modern resident, and the Residences at Fountainhead is no different with the launch of its personal concierge service that hopes to be your personal assistant. The Pinnacle Concierge Service can do it all, from order tonight’s dinner to ordering those awesome drapes you… Read More →

First Tempe Town Lake hotel opening soon

Downtown
by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

AC Hotels by Marriott, Marriott International’s European-inspired lifestyle brand, will open AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe/Downtown next month, which will be the brand’s first hotel in the western United States. AC Hotel Phoenix Tempe/Downtown will add style and sophistication to the vibrant city of Tempe and will be the first hotel to be located on Tempe Town Lake, a popular… Read More →

Kingman hotel sells for $7.1M

Kingman hotel
by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, announced the sale of Best Western Plus Kings Inn & Suites, a 100-room hotel property located in Kingman, Arizona. The asset sold for $7,100,000, according to Todd Manning, sales manager of the firm’s Las… Read More →

Valley Partnership takes a look at hospitality industry

Mountain Shadows

Valley Partnership‘s annual monthly breakfast on April 29th will cover two major hospitality projects under construction in Paradise Valley – a new Ritz-Carlton and redevelopment of the iconic Mountain Shadows resort. The panel will feature Christopher Klecka, CFO of Five Star Development (Ritz-Carlton); Scott Lyon, founder and managing partner of Westroc Hospitality (Mountain Shadows); and Jeff… Read More →

Welcome to Boutique Hotels 2.0

Loews Ventana Canyon

If you Google “boutique hotel,” you’ll get, “a small stylish hotel, typically one situated in a fashionable urban location.” If you get in a car and drive around Metro Phoenix, you’ll find small stylish hotels in urban locations. Don’t let Google fool you, though:the face of boutique accommodations is changing. Chains and large properties are… Read More →

Chandler Comfort Inn sold for $7.7 million

123rf.com: feverpitched
by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

The Chandler Comfort Inn sold to a California-based hotel group for $7.7 million, and Tower Capital arranged a $5,600,000 acquisition loan for the purchase. The 129-room Comfort Inn is located near Chandler Boulevard and 56th Street. The 4-story limited service hotel was originally built in 1997 and renovated in 2012. The $5.6 million dollar loan… Read More →

$2 billion Ritz-Carlton community approved to build

The entire 105-acre project includes a 200-room Ritz-Carlton resort surrounded by 91 single-level villas and 45 single-family homes. (Photo courtesy of Five Star Development)
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Hospitality

Paradise Valley Town Council approved a $2 billion Ritz-Carlton community to be built that will include a Ritz-Carlton hotel, town homes and retail. The project will include a 352,000 square-foot 200-room Ritz-Carlton hotel, along with 94 single-level villas ranging from 1,700 to 3,000 square-feet and 45 single-family homes ranging from 3,000 to 6,000 square-feet. Located… Read More →

Scottsdale’s Caliber reels in 2 Alaskan hotels

Salmon Falls
by in AZRE Magazine | Hospitality

Caliber The Wealth Development Company announced that it has successfully closed on two premium Alaskan hospitality properties for a combined purchase price of $11 Million. Properties were acquired with partners Heavlin Management Company and Leslie Hospitality Consulting. Located in Ketchikan, known as the “Salmon Capital of the World,” the Salmon Falls Resort and Edgewater Inn… Read More →

The FOUND:RE Hotel set to open in downtown Phoenix

101015 Foundre Render F02 Reduced

The concept’s identity is no longer a secret. The former Lexington Hotel located on the northwest corner of West Portland Street and North Central Avenue, is being transformed into the FOUND:RE Phoenix, a one-of-a-kind lifestyle hotel experience with details, designs, public spaces and amenities inspired by contemporary art, culture, fashion and music. The 104-room hotel,… Read More →

Renowned BBGM joins forces with MONOGRAM

123rf.com: gajus

BBGM, an internationally distinguished architecture and interior design firm based in Washington D.C., announced a merger with West Coast luxury hospitality interior design firm MONOGRAM. With the joining of these two industry leaders, BBGM further positions itself at the forefront of international high-end design, while maintaining their signature client-focused approach. Since 1987, BBGM has made… Read More →

NAIOP members’ office and industrial projects

SkySong, The ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center — SkySong 4

Project profile criteria per NAIOP: Property must be owned or have non-refundable earnest money in escrow by 8/1/15. Property must have a color site plan and color rendering completed. Property must have proper zoning in place. Property must be bigger than 100,000 square feet Amkor Headquarters  Developer: Ryan Companies US, Inc. General Contractor: Ryan Companies… Read More →