DALLAS—The City of Odessa, Eofficial Enterprises and Gatehouse Capital, broke ground on a seven-story, 218-room Marriott Hotel with a 67,500-sq.-ft. conference center, a 365-space parking garage, a full-service Starbucks, and plans to refurbish the historic Ector Theater, which was built in 1951.
Construction is expected to take approximately 18 months and will cost $79 million. The Gatehouse development team includes general contractor UEB Builders, architect RTKL, hotel operator Aimbridge Hospitality, hotel brand Marriott Hotels & Resorts, structural engineer DCI and interior designer Duncan Miller Ullman.
Sondra and Toby Eoff with Eofficial Enterprises will invest $48 million in the multimillion-dollar project. City officials will spend $31.6 million that includes the hotel, conference center and parking garage.