Construction for Hyatt Place Baltimore Begins

BALTIMORE—Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Englewood LLC will begin construction of the 208-room Hyatt Place Hotel to be developed in downtown Baltimore. The property’s opening is planned for fall 2014.

Hyatt Place Baltimore/Inner Harbor will be located at 511 South Central Avenue, located near the Baltimore Harbor and the planned Harbor Point mixed-use development. Interstate Hotels and Resorts will manage the hotel. The hotel architect is Cooper Carry, and the general contractor is Armada Hoffler.

Upon completion, Hyatt Place Baltimore/Inner Harbor will contain 208 guestrooms. All rooms will feature a 42-in. high definition, flat-panel TV, a Hyatt Grand Bed, a refrigerator and seating area that includes an 8-ft. sectional sofa sleeper.

Each room will be served by a central HVAC system and will incorporate bathrooms with glass-enclosed showers. Every guestroom is also equipped with a media center that allows electronic devices to plug directly into the television, giving guests instant access to the technological amenities they are accustomed to accessing at home or in the office.

The planned building will also contain approximately 14,000 sq. ft. of retail space, which will be owned and operated by Chesapeake Real Estate Group of Baltimore.

“We look forward to establishing the Hyatt Place Baltimore/Inner Harbor as an important contributor to the diverse, mixed-use environment that is developing in and around Harbor East and to Baltimore’s overall hospitality industry,” stated Ken Finkelstein, president of Englewood LLC.