First Courtyard by Marriott Planned for Long Island
Thursday July 17th, 2014 - 11:43AM G
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WESTBURY, NY—Courtyard by Marriott has broken ground on the building of a new property located here, according to a report in Newsday, becoming the company’s first hotel on Long Island.
Westbury developer Piermont Properties and Franklin, TN-based hospitality management company Chartwell Hospitality will jointly own the $27.6-million project. Chartwell will also manage the property.
The 145-room Courtyard by Marriott Westbury, located at Merrick Avenue and Privado Road in Westbury, is expected to be completed in September 2015.
Tags: Courtyard by Marriott • Westbury • Hospitality • Construction/Renovation •
When you hear all the lodging industry projections for the months and years to come, much of the robust growth is forecast to be the result of the expected influx of travelers from China. In what could only be seen as good news for the industry, that expectation moved a little closer to reality when President Obama signed a visa waiver extension for Chinese travelers earlier this month.