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Marriott opens new HQ in Bethesda, Maryland

Marriott International has opened a new global headquarters in downtown Bethesda, Md., at a 785,000-square-foot office tower owned by BXP and The Bernstein Cos. The building includes a day-care center, test kitchen, an Innovation and Design Lab and other amenities. …

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AHLAF partnership to fill hundreds of thousands of jobs

A partnership between the American Hotel & Lodging Foundation and the US Department of Labor‘s Job Corps has been announced to help fill 130,000 jobs with skilled Job Corps graduates from a number of programs, such as hospitality, facility maintenance …

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Philadelphia 76ers to build new arena at Macerich development

Josh Harris and David Blitzer, managing directors of the Philadelphia 76ers, are working with Macerich, owner of Fashion District Philadelphia, on plans to bring a new basketball arena to the project. The arena is expected to be completed for the …

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$1B development with hotel, retail planned in Arizona

A hotel, condominiums and retail space form part of a planned $1 billion mixed-use development in Scottsdale, Arizona. Thirteen buildings are planned for The Parque development, which will also include a 2-acre park and 40,000 square feet of “flex space.” …

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Wyndham takes new extended-stay brand to Plano, Texas

Plano is the first city to host a new extended-stay brand hotel from Wyndham Hotels & Resorts. The hotel is slated to sit along the southeast corner of Highway 121 and Rasor Boulevard. The 124-room Project ECHO prototype will take …

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Mixed project with hotel will rise on Calif. gas plant site

A complex including a hotel, 2,290 housing units, 510,000 square feet of office space and a 22.5-acre park will be built on the site of a 74-year-old natural gas plant in Rodondo Beach, California, that’s set to be closed and …

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Air Force Academy breaks ground for hotel complex, visitor center

USAFA is breaking ground on their new visitor center and hotel complex. The new Air Force Academy Visitor Center and True North Commons Development outside the Academy’s north gate is planned on 57 acres of Air Force property. The development …

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RIU Hotel tower opening in NYC’s Times Square

Construction is complete and occupancy has begun at the RIU Plaza Hotel, 48-story skyscraper at 145 West 47th Street in Times Square. Designed by Berg + Moss Architects and developed by Tribeach Holdings, the 519-foot-tall structure yields 353,000 square feet …

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Two Bit Entertainment plans hotels with interactive VR

Two Bit Entertainment, the creator of the Two Bit Circus mini-amusement park in Los Angeles, plans to launch a brand of hotels called Revelers Resorts featuring interactive storytelling experiences that use virtual technology. The group has purchased two former hotel …

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Foxwoods Resort Casino to build $85M expansion in Connecticut

A 50,000-square-foot gambling space and restaurant are planned as part of an $85 million expansion planned by Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. Construction is expected to begin in November and be completed by next summer. WVIT-TV

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