Renovation to Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Completed
Wednesday June 5th, 2013 - 10:33AM G
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CHICAGO—Hyatt Regency McCormick Place has completed a multi-million dollar expansion and renovation. The hotel’s owner, Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, has invested $110 million in the total renovation of the hotel, providing a new guestroom tower, renovated outlets, meetings and public space.
In partnership with McCormick Place Convention Center, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place can confirm short-term in-house meetings into the largest collection of first class meeting space in the Western Hemisphere.
The project began in December of 2011 with the construction of a new 460-guestroom tower, which includes 12 suites and two premium suites. The hotel’s lobby was expanded and fully renovated and the existing 800-guestroom tower received a complete renovation. Keeping consistent with the decor of the new 460-guestroom tower, all 800 current guestrooms received new soft and hard goods, designed in a modern yet residential style including the same furniture, fixtures, design and inclusions of the new tower.
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place’s outlets were also renovated, including Shor restaurant and M/X lounge, which underwent seating and buffet expansion and added a second private dining room. The hotel’s coffee shop, Daily Grind, has been expanded and now features a new “Fresh Market” concept, which offers homemade breakfast and lunch menus, using ingredients that are sourced locally. Daily Grind continues to serve a variety of coffee drinks, along with specialty snacks, both healthy and indulgent.
Larger in-house groups are now easily accommodated due to Hyatt’s expanded guestroom inventory and seamless connection with McCormick Place Convention Center and access to over two million square feet of state-of-the-art meeting space.
For smaller meetings and events, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place offers 50,000 square feet of in-house function space including the newly redesigned 4,000-sq.-ft. Prairie Room offering natural light, fine wood finishes and designer lighting. Prairie Room is available now for groups and events. The 25,000-sq.-ft. Hyatt Conference Center also underwent a complete renovation, and the hotel added three new boardrooms along with a new business center.
“We are excited to showcase our new transformation,” Paul Daly, general manager, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, said in a statement. “Our state of the art services and amenities combined with even more guestroom availability directly connected to the nation’s largest convention center allows Hyatt Regency McCormick Place to play an even larger role in both attracting and hosting Chicago’s top meetings and conventions.”
Tags: • Hospitality • Construction/Renovation •
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