$520M Marriott Marquis Opens in DC; Marks 4,000-Hotel Milestone for Chain

WASHINGTON—The $520 million Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, opens today, marking Marriott International’s 4,000th hotel.

The 1,175-room hotel is owned by Quadrangle Development, along with its partner, Capstone Development, LLC, headed by Norman Jenkins, and is operated by Marriott International, Inc.

The property features an all-glass rooftop, a 56-ft. steel sculpture centerpiece, cutting-edge technology, interactive televisions in every guestroom and a just-released Marriott Hotels mobile services app.

Connected to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center via ...

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Jean Michel Gathy brings natural design motifs to the One&Only Sanya

Kerzner International Holdings Limited, in partnership with China Gezhouba Group Real Estate, announced that construction has commenced on One&Only Sanya on Haitang Bay on Hainan in China. With 192 guestrooms, suites and villas, the One&Only Sanya resort will command views of the waters from over 1,240 feet of private coastline and over 27 acres of coconut palms set amid water gardens. This will be the first resort ...

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Mosa’s Gray Green Tiles

Joining mid grey, anthracite and cool black, grey green is the latest color to be added to Dutch tile company Royal Mosa’s Terra Tones Family. Just like the three existing Terra Tones hues, the grey green comes in three different shades, with the new color reflecting the current trend for natural, earthy hues.  The new color was produced by adding a hint of green to the classic contemporary grey.

The ...

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Aimbridge Hospitality Renovation of Embassy Suites Nashville Airport

Aimbridge Hospitality completed the $11-million renovation of the Embassy Suites Nashville Airporthotel.

The renovation included: a completely new and enhanced front entrance/registration and lobby experience; a new guest pantry with a complete stock of food and sundry items located adjacent to front desk; a renovation of the entire atrium area that enhanced and improved the property’s signature open space environment; and a new kiosk style Business Center.

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Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch Rennovation

The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch in Colorado completed renovations.  With the recent update, this property now has an updated interior design, new lounge spaces and fine dining.

Blue furniture and open spaces now occupy the main lounge area right off the slopes, with the Ritz-blue furniture and accents lightening the space.

Off the newly re-decorated main living room is Buffalos restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The expanded space ...

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It’s Earth Day! Container Living by Precision Services, Inc.

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Football, Hospitality and Containers

OUT-OF-THE-BOX APPLICATIONS FOR SHIPPING CONTAINERS
Creative Building Teams use containers for a pop-up retail district and a college football hospitality club

Shipping container construction has been in vogue for nearly a decade. Heck, even Starbucks is using the building method in select locations. But two recent projects are especially noteworthy in demonstrating the possibilities of designing and building with shipping containers.

Last month, at the rivalry game between the University of Florida and the University of Georgia football teams in Jacksonville, ...

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Colorful Shipping Container Restaurants Pop Up

Check out this article from http://inhabitat.com

A crop of brightly colored restaurants made from recycled shipping containers recently popped up in London’s Southbank as part of the district’s Festival of the World, which overlaps with London Design Festival. The culinary cargotecture hot spot features two pop up restaurants – Yalla Yalla and Wahaca – and even a new staircase made of shipping containers!

“It’s fantastic to see shipping container architecture take off, and we’re always excited to see different (re)uses for these ...

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Precision Services, Inc at the Hub City HOG FEST to benefit Mobile Meals

Precision Services, Inc. will be part in Sponsoring the Hub City HOG FEST in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Come join us and benefit Mobile Meals.

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The Hub City Hog Fest to benefit Mobile Meals will begin on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 10:00 AM and end on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 10:00 PM. The Hog Fest will again be located in the heart of the Grain District in downtown Spartanburg outside of RJ Rockers Brewery.

This event will once again include a ...

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