Acumen Drives The Stateview Hotel to Opening!

Today, Acumen signed Noble's Authority to Open The Stateview Hotel on North Carolina State University’s Centennial Campus!

From Noble's Facebook page:
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As part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection, the hotel provides an innovative, vibrant guest experience driven by state-of-the-art technology, interactive spaces and the spirit of the NC State Wolfpack.

Located on the serene setting of the shores of Lake Raleigh, the StateView provides an unmatched outdoor experience surrounded by a protected forest and walking trails, combining to create a guest experience unlike anything else in Raleigh.

The ground-breaking hotel features 164 guestrooms and suites, a fully equipped business center, upscale health and fitness and more than 10,000 square feet of high-tech meeting and function space. The hotel showcases an inventive chef-driven bar and dining experience, Flask & Beaker, which highlights modern American gastro pub dishes using locally-grown ingredients and regional recipes."

Acumen was honored to oversee the development team on this project, and orchestrate its birth!

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Acumen Celebrates Topping Out of First TriBrand Marriott Hotel

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (September 28, 2017) – Acumen Development Partners celebrated the topping out of the first tri-branded Marriott hotel in the US yesterday afternoon with a private ceremony hosted by Hotel Owner, North Point Hospitalty. Key leaders and executives from Marriott International, Inc., SunTrust Commercial Real Estate, the construction lender, & North Point Hospitality were in attendance.

The tri-branded $140 million, 470-room Marriott, located in Nashville’s popular SoBro neighborhood at 410 5th Avenue South, will include a 125-room SpringHill Suites, a 136-room Residence Inn, and 209-room AC Hotel. All guests of the three hotels will have access to the full-service amenities within this landmark tri-branded property.

“This is a major construction milestone for our 21-story hotel,” said S. Jay Patel, President and CEO of North Point Hospitality. “The project continues to move forward on schedule and we look forward to debuting this unique hotel to the public and the Nashville community in the third quarter of 2018.”

View more at North Point Hospitality's internal blog, from which this post is excerpted, here...


Hotel At A Glance:
• 470 Total Guest Rooms & Suites:
• SpringHill Suites: 125
• Residence Inn: 136
• AC Hotel: 209
• 9000+ square feet of flexible meeting space
• Top-floor ballroom featuring 16-foot floor-to-ceiling windows
• Six food & beverage outlets
• Top floor bar & patio offering panoramic views of the Nashville skyline. Open to locals and guests of the hotels.
• Fitness Center
• Indoor/outdoor resort-style pool & pool bar
• Ownership/Management Group: North Point Hospitality
• Architect: Lindsay Pope Brayfield & Associates
• Interior Designer: Design Continuum, Inc.
• General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction
• Construction Management: Acumen Development Partners

 

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High Rise Springhill Suites in Downtown Atlanta Tops Out

Today, Acumen Attended the Topping Out Celebration for the 12-Story Springhill Suites Atlanta Downtown, across from the Georgia Aquarium. 

This project has been underway slightly over one year, and is on track for opening by Q2 2018! Acumen is providing development management services, with Yates Construction as General Contractor, Lindsay Pope Brayfield as Architect and a myriad of other direct hire consultants and contractors. The building is owned and will be operated by Vision Hospitality Group.

"This is a great day for the project!", said Brian Parker, Acumen's On-Site Project Manager. "We have worked with Yates and LPB to overcome a plethora of unforeseen conditions, all without affecting the critical path, and are truly excited about the next 6 months of this project, as we bring it to life. I am very proud of our project team".

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Stunning New Photos of Hotel Phillips Kansas City

Acumen Development Partners is pleased to share stunning new photos of Arbor Lodging Partner's Hotel Phillips Kansas City a Hilton Curio Collection Hotel. The 20 story / 217 key property underwent an extensive renovation completed in December 2016. The luxurious new design was created by KKAD of Chester, New Jersey, public area construction by Blinderman Construction of Chicago, IL and guestroom construction by Hotel Rehabs also of Chicago, IL.

The Hotel Phillips is located in downtown Kansas City at the corner of 12th Street and Baltimore Avenue in the Financial District. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1979. The property is owned by Arbor Lodging Partners and managed by NVN Hotels.

Acumen to Manage Development for The Guild a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Acumen Development Partners is thrilled to have been selected to provide development management for Oram Hotel's The Guild a Tribute Portfolio Hotel. The property is located at 500 W Broadway in downtown San Diego and is blocks away from the waterfront. The Guild is scheduled to open Spring 2018.

Originally built in 1924, the building has been operating as a YMCA up until it's recent closure. The conversion of the century-old 6-story property will encompass 163 guestrooms, 7,500 sf of banquet and meeting space, an outdoor courtyard, bar and outdoor restaurant.

The architecture and interior design services are being provided by BlueMotif Architecture of San Diego. Construction services will be provided by Davis/Reed Construction, Inc.

The Guild is owned by Oram Hotels and will be managed by Azul Hospitality.

Marriott Courtyard Chapel Hill Renovation Complete

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Acumen Development Partners is excited to announce the completion of Noble Development's Marriott Courtyard Chapel Hill renovation. Acumen Development Partners managed the renovation project which included a soft goods replacement in 169 guestrooms and front desk and public area refresh. The interior decor features warm neutrals accented with shades of violet and custom wall murals inspired by the local Chapel Hill community. Construction services were provided by Salisbury and Moore Construction Inc., Raleigh, NC and architectural services by Baskervill, Richmond, VA.  

The property is located at 100 Marriott Way near downtown Chapel Hill. Nearby attractions include The University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill campus, North Carolina Botanical Garden and The Carolina Basketball Museum.

The Marriott Courtyard Chapel Hill is owned by Noble Investment Group and managed by Interstate Hotels and Resorts.

Vision Taps Acumen as Owner's Rep for Springhill Suites Atlanta

Acumen Development Partners is proud to have been selected to provide development management for Vision Hospitality's new construction Springhill Suites, Atlanta. The twelve story, 170 key hotel will be located at 239 Ivan Allen Boulevard in the bustling downtown district of the city. Nearby attractions include the Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, Children's Museum of Atlanta and College Football Hall of Fame. 

W.G. Yates & Sons of Atlanta began construction in July 2016. Architectural design was completed by Lindsay Pope Brayfield Clifford & Associates of Lawrenceville, GA and interior design services were provided by 1213 Interior Design of Atlanta. The project is scheduled to be complete by early 2018.

The Springhill Suites, Atlanta is owned and managed by Vision Hospitality Group of Chattanooga, TN.

Development of New Hampton Inn & Suites Decatur to be Managed by Acumen

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Acumen Development Partners is proud to have been selected to provide development management for Vision Hospitality's new construction Hampton Inn & Suites Decatur, GA. The six story, 145 key hotel will be located at Marshall & Clairemont in the downtown district of the city. The Decatur Conference Center, DeKalb History Center Museum and various county government offices are within walking distance.

Construction is starting spring 2017 and will be complete by late 2018. Architectural design was completed by Lindsay Pope Brayfield Clifford & Associates of Lawrenceville, GA and interior design services were provided by 1213 Interior Design of Atlanta.

The Hampton Inn & Suites is owned and managed by Vision Hospitality Group of Chattanooga, TN.

Marriott Autograph Stateview Hotel & Conference Center Raleigh Tops Out

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Acumen is excited to share the topping out of Noble Investment Group's Marriott Autograph Stateview Hotel & Conference Center in Raleigh, NC. Acumen is providing development management for this new construction property located on the beautiful NC State campus overlooking Lake Raleigh.

The five story hotel will include 164 keys, a signature restaurant, bar, outdoor pool and 15,000 square feet of meeting space. Construction is scheduled to be complete this summer and the hotel will be opening early fall. Architectural design was completed by Cooper Carry in Alexandria, VA and interior design by Farley Hunter & Associates in Atlanta, GA. 

The Marriott Autograph Stateview Hotel is owned by Noble Investment Group of Atlanta and will be managed by Interstate Hotels and Resorts.

Marriott Courtyard Chapel Hill begins Renovations

Acumen Development Partners is managing the renovation of the Marriott Courtyard in Chapel Hill, North Carolina for Atlanta-based Noble Investment Group.  The 5 Story / 169 key property is located at 100 Marriott Way near downtown Chapel Hill. Nearby attractions include the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill campus, North Carolina Botanical Garden and The Carolina Basketball Museum. The hotel also neighbors the Friday Center, a 25,000 sf convention space.

Construction commenced in December 2016 and is scheduled to be complete by March 2017. General contractor is Salisbury and Moore Construction Inc., Raleigh, NC and architectural services were provided by Baskervill, Richmond, VA.

The renovation scope included a complete softgoods renovation of guestrooms and minor reconfiguration of public space including a new front desk.

The Courtyard Chapel Hill is owned by Noble Investment Group and managed by Interstate Hotels and Resorts.

Hotel Phillips Kansas City - A Hilton Curio Collection hotel Opens to much Fanfare

Acumen Development Partners is excited about the completion of the renovation of the historic Hotel Phillips in downtown Kansas City, MO.  Owned by Arbor Lodging Partners of Chicago, the property has converted to Curio Collection by Hilton. The property will host a grand opening celebration on February 24th, which is the anniversary of its original opening in 1931.

The 20 story / 217 key property showcases a luxurious design aesthetic characterized by dark woods, bronze metals and Art Deco inspired detailing. Historic features were maintained throughout the common areas including the iconic statuary in the lobby, vintage mail chutes at the elevators and architectural details in the main ballrooms. 

The expansive renovation included the integration of several new F&B outlets. A cup of well-brewed coffee can be enjoyed in the Kilo Charlie Coffee Bar - it's namesake inspired by the dawn of the radio and telegraph era.  Guests and visitors alike can savor a meal at Tavernonna Italian Kitchen which features exquisite versions of classic dishes that celebrate Italy's rich culinary history. On the lower level, a 1930s speakeasy, P.S., welcomes revelers seeking good spirits and a spirited good time.

Architecture and interior design work was completed by KKAD of Chester, New Jersey. Blinderman Construction of Chicago, IL completed the public areas and Hotel Rehabs also of Chicago, IL completed the guestrooms.

The Hotel Phillips is located in the thriving Financial District of Kansas City at the corner of 12th Street and Baltimore Avenue. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1979.

The property is owned by Arbor Lodging Partners and managed by NVN Hotels.

Acumen Selected to Manage the Renovation of the Embassy Suites Tyson's Corner

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Acumen Development Partners is managing the renovation of Noble Development Group's Embassy Suites Tyson's Corner, VA. The all-suites 7 story hotel is located at 8517 Leesburg Pike, Viena, VA 15 miles northwest of the nation's capital and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Originally built in 1988, the renovation will encompass 234 keys, public areas, exterior windows and painting.  Construction will commence fall 2017 with the renovation scheduled to be completed spring 2018.  Interior design and architecture services are being provided by Baskervill of Richmond, VA.

The Embassy Suites Tyson's Corner is owned by Noble Development Group and managed by HEI Hotels & Resorts.

Renaissance Hotel Fort Lauderdale Completes Public Space Renovation

Acumen is thrilled to share the renovation of Noble Investment Group's Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Port Cruise Hotel is complete. Located at 1617 SE 17th Street, this full service Marriott property is a popular hotel destination for cruise ship patrons. The $3 million project included 12,800 sf of meeting space, 3,000 sf of food and beverage area, and 9,000 sf of common areas.

The upscale interior design was created by TVS Design and features organic elements interspersed with contemporary furnishings and nautically inspired artwork and accessories. The hotel's full service restaurant, Bistro 17, was transformed with a sophisticated lattice screen entrance and chic seating throughout.  The signature R Lounge has been reinvigorated offering guests plush seating options to enjoy light meals and cocktails.

The Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port Hotel is owned by Noble Investment Group of Atlanta, GA and is managed by Interstate Hotels and Resorts.

Moxy New Orleans Featured on Hotel Countdown!

The final stages of completing Noble Investment Group's Moxy New Orleans is featured on this episode of Hotel Countdown. Take a look at how the hotel team completed pre-opening and construction activities to meet the grand opening deadline. Acumen Development Partners completed this project on time and on budget in April 2016.

The select service 10 story 108 key hotel is located at 210 O'Keefe Avenue in the Central Business District of downtown New Orleans. It is within walking distance of the French Quarter, Mercedes-Benz Superdome and the Smoothie King Center.

The Moxy New Orleans is owned by Noble Investment Group and managed by Wright Investments.

Renovation of Springhill Suites Miami Airport South Completes

Acumen Development managed the renovation of Noble Investment Group's SpringHill Suites Miami Airport South, located at 6700 NW 7th Street. .

The scope of work included a complete softgood renovation of the guestrooms including the conversion of many tubs to stand-up showers. Also, a significant public space renovation was carried out which included all new finishes, expanded meeting space, and an all new bar. This is one of if not the first SpringHill to incorporate Marriott's new bar concept for the brand. Acumen worked closely with the design team and Marriott to design this concept, which will be become a prototypical element for SpringHill Suites moving forward.

The SpringHill Suites Miami Airport South is owned by Noble Investment Group of Atlanta, GA and managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts.

Acumen breaks ground on the World's First Tri-Branded Marriott Hotel, a North Point Hospitality Property

Acumen breaks ground on the World's First Tri-Branded Marriott Hotel, a North Point Hospitality Property

Acumen Development Partners, a Chicago based real estate development consultancy was honored to be a part of the groundbreaking ceremony for North Point Hospitality’s tri-branded Marriott hotel in downtown Nashville. The ceremony, held Thursday July 14th, ushered-in excitement and momentum for this truly unique hotel development. 

Acumen Selected to Develop New Marriott Autograph Stateview Hotel & Conference Center

Acumen Selected to Develop New Marriott Autograph Stateview Hotel & Conference Center

Acumen Development Partners is proud to have been selected to provide development management for the new construction The Stateview Autograph Collection Hotel in Raleigh, NC. The five story hotel will include 164 keys, a signature restaurant and bar, and 15,000 square feet of meeting space built on a four acre site.  It is adjacent to the NC State Alumni Center and NC State Golf Course.