New Menlo Park Hotel is Named

MENLO PARK, CA—Ensemble Real Estate Investments and AECOM Capital, the investment fund of AECOM, a fully integrated global infrastructure firm, have named the 11-story, 250-room hotel located at 200 Independence St. here. Called Hotel Nia, the new-build hotel is scheduled to open in January 2018.

Minneapolis-based Cuningham Group is the hotel architect and McCartan Interior Design, based in New York, is providing interior design services. The team is creating environments of sleek modernism accented with organic elements and natural materials. The property will include 43 suites and 11,000 sq. ft. of indoor meeting space, including a large ballroom, which opens to 9,000 sq. ft. of outdoor venues—complete with a garden courtyard and deck space. An art collection will be featured throughout the hotel.

Hotel Nia will be part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. The hotel is owned and developed by a joint venture of AECOM Capital and Ensemble Real Estate Investments, with construction financing provided by ACORE Capital. Webcor Builders is the general contractor. Sage Hospitality will manage the property.