NATIONAL REPORT—Hotels are continuing to expand in locations across the country. Here’s more on the recent openings from Hyatt and Extended Stay America:
New Hyatt Regency Frisco Plans for June Opening
Hyatt Regency Frisco expects to open its doors on June 1 in Frisco, TX. The 18-story, 303-room hotel is located within Frisco’s Stonebriar Centre. The hotel has a 27,500-sq.-ft. conference center, food and beverage outlets and a 3,000-sq.-ft. satellite Frisco Public Library, which will be accessible to hotel visitors and city residents. Nearby attractions include Toyota Stadium, Frisco Discovery Center and other entertainment attractions.
The hotel’s owner and developer Sam Moon Group entered into a public-private partnership with the City of Frisco to reinvest in and enhance Stonebriar Centre. The new Hyatt Regency Frisco was designed by HKS Inc. Architects, Brasfield & Gorrie is the project’s contractor and construction manager and Looney & Associates completed the interiors.
Extended Stay America Expands in Virginia
Extended Stay America Inc. has opened the first franchise-owned new-construction hotel in Colonial Heights, VA. The new-build has four stories, 92 rooms, a fitness room and laundry room. The new location will have rooms with fully equipped, in-room kitchens. The hotel is close to Richmond International Airport. Extended Stay America Colonial Heights—Fort Lee is also near I-95 near local dining and attractions such as the Southpark Mall and Sedona Taphouse.
Extended Stay America Opens in Hilton Head
Extended Stay America Inc. has opened Extended Stay America—Bluffton—Hilton Head, in Bluffton, SC. This is the fourth corporately owned new-construction property to open within the year. The property has a fitness room, laundry room and each of its 120 rooms include fully equipped kitchens. The property is located close to Hilton Head Island in Seagrass Station, a planned development with single-family homes, office buildings and a 46,000-sq.-ft. medical rehabilitation center. Sun City is across the street along with The Okatie Center, a 268-acre shopping and commercial center.