LANCASTER, PA—High Hotels Ltd., based here, celebrated the topping off of SpringHill Suites by Marriott Mt. Laurel, which is slated to open March 2017. Attendees at the event included Linda Bobo, mayor of Mt. Laurel; Kristi Howell, president/CEO of Burlington County Chamber of Commerce; and Devon Perry, executive director of Visit South Jersey.
The 135-suite hotel, for which High Hotels will serve as owner and operator, is the latest addition to Laurel Corporate Center in Mt. Laurel, NJ. The corporate center is home to more than 876,000 sq. ft. of Class A office space. Four new restaurants will also share the new hotel site.
The general contractor for the project is High Construction Company, based in Lancaster, PA, and the architect is Newcomer Associates of Chambersburg, PA. The $17.9-million dollar project will provide approximately 40 full- and part-time jobs in the community, according to the company.
Each studio suite will have a dedicated workspace with a full-sized desk, separate soft seating area with a trundle-style sleeper sofa, flat screen LCD TV, refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Amenities will include complimentary WiFi throughout the hotel, a complimentary breakfast buffet, indoor pool, outdoor patio and fire pit, guest lounge offering evening fare and beverages, a meeting facility, a 24-hour fitness center and a 24-hour convenience market.
This project marks High Hotels’ second Marriott brand hotel development in New Jersey. The company also developed and operates the SpringHill Suites in Ewing, NJ, as well as two Courtyard by Marriott hotels in Lancaster, PA, and Middletown, NY. The company plans to announce the development of several new projects in the upcoming year.