Shovels in the Ground for Three New-Build Hotels

INTERNATIONAL REPORT—New construction hotel projects abound across the globe. Here’s a look at new-builds from RAR Hospitality, Grupo Therrestra and Range Developments.

The Monsaraz, Tapestry Collection by Hilton Breaks Ground
Southern California-based RAR Hospitality broke ground on the first Tapestry Collection by Hilton property in San Diego—The Monsaraz, which is set to open in summer 2020. RAR Hospitality will own and operate The Monsaraz, bringing 92 rooms, a full-service restaurant and bar.

Located in the seaside community of Point Loma, CA, the nearly 50,000-sq.-ft. property will have views of the marina and downtown San Diego in addition to a contemporary lobby, fitness center, outdoor garden and deck as well as an 800-sq.-ft. meeting room and 4,000 sq. ft. of outdoor event space. The hotel has a Portuguese theme, paying tribute to the Portuguese settlers that landed on Point Loma in the 1500s. The hotel will have a storyline that ties into each space of the hotel, allowing for guests to immerse themselves in the local culture.

Grupo Therrestra Continues to Lead Construction in the Caribbean 
Grupo Therrestra, under the leadership of Engineer Hugo Pérez Ovalles, has executed a new project called Ocean Coral Spring by H10 Hotels. Grupo Therrestra continues to lead construction in the Caribbean with a new project in Jamaica of 957 rooms. The development of 957 rooms is to be executed in two phases with a total of approximately 1,291,669 sq. ft. (120,000 sq. m.) of construction.

Range Developments Launches Six Senses La Sagesse, Grenada in the Caribbean
Range Developments has entered into an agreement with the Government of Grenada to develop the La Sagesse area in St David’s. La Sagesse will be an incomparable master-planned development in the Caribbean, close to the Grenada’s airport. The development will feature two luxury five-star hotels, oceanfront villas, spas, retail and watersports’ facilities. The project is scheduled to open in 2022, and will create more than 500 jobs during construction and many more during operations, according to the company.