Following our trip to Marriott headquarters in November, we are finalizing the guest room interior design and FF&E for the new JFK Airport Marriott. The palette is light and refreshing with a
light tone MDF cut to size for warmth and white and grey accents and a pop of color. Construction has started on the shell building with completion scheduled for July 2020.
south Florida’s first Canopy by Hilton property is one step closer to reality.
On Monday, Driftwood Acquisitions and Development (DAD) of Coral Gables broke ground on its first hotel project in Palm Beach County – the 150-room Canopy by Hilton West Palm Beach.
The new $50 million lifestyle hotel under construction at 704 S. Dixie Highway is going up about two blocks from City Place, the downtown retail, dining and entertainment complex.
“West Palm Beach is a lively and entertaining area for all ages, and we are confident that this thriving neighborhood is the perfect fit for the Canopy brand,” said Carlos Rodriguez, CEO of DAD, an affiliate of North Palm Beach-based Driftwood Hospitality Management. “We’ve always wanted a hotel that was close to our management headquarters and we are now living that dream.”
The 14-story hotel project — about three years in the making — is expected to create more than 480 jobs, Rodriguez said. Construction will take about 18 months to complete for a targeted opening in the first quarter of 2019.
Jorge Pesquera, president and CEO of Discover The Palm Beaches, said the new Canopy hotel will be “another great lodging option for convention delegates and leisure travelers coming to West Palm Beach