Marriott International Inc. executives will sign the first contract for the Washington Marriott Marquis, the Convention Center-affiliated property now under construction, in a ceremony scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Quadrangle Development Corp., as QC 369 LLC, has submitted a planned-unit development application to construct a 570,000-square-foot, 12-story building at Ninth and L streets NW, adjacent to the new Marriott Marquis. The $230 million project, called Columbia Place, will contain a hotel (really, two hotels, both Marriotts) and multifamily residential.
From its inaugural Women’s Ownership Works or WOW Summit at the Courtyard/Residence Inn Manhattan Central Park, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) will announce plans to have 1,000 or 25 percent of its existing global hotel portfolio owned by diverse owners, including women, by 2020. The WOW Summit brings together a small group of current women hotel owners with women exploring hotel development as part of their investment approach.
Joining Mr. Marriott and Mayor Gray for this momentous occasion were city officials, community leaders, representatives from Marriott International, Inc., Quadrangle Development, Capstone Development, Destination DC and Events DC.
The 150-room Courtyard by Marriott in Atlanta, Georgia opened on Sunday, January 23, 2011. Located at 133 Carnegie Way NW, the Courtyard Atlanta Downtown is owned by Capstone Partners and managed by Marriott International.