OFFICIAL RELEASE FROM CRAWFORD HOYING, DATED 10/26/15
AC HOTEL BY MARRIOTT TO BE PROPOSED FOR BRIDGE PARK LOCATION.
Informal presentation given to Dublin City Council on October 26.
DUBLIN, Ohio–Oct. 26, 2015 – Crawford Hoying has partnered with international hotelier Shaner Hotel Group to propose a 150-key AC Hotel by Marriott and adjacent 19,000 SF conference center be built as part of Dublin’s forthcoming Bridge Park neighborhood. The sleek, cosmopolitan-inspired AC Hotel would be only the second in Ohio. Crawford Hoying and Shaner Hotel Group made an informal presentation on the proposal at Dublin City Council on Monday evening.
The Crawford Hoying Development team has long-considered a hotel and conference center to be important components for Bridge Park.
“The hotel will bring a 24/7 element to the neighborhood, complimenting the restaurants, bars, and entertainment destinations in Historic Dublin as well as Bridge Park itself,” said Crawford Hoying Development principal Bob Hoying.
“Together, the hotel and conference space will be a great benefit to the existing corporate users in Dublin. You’ll see the Dublin CVB able to pursue some additional events they may not have had the capacity before. It’s just an all-around win for the City.”
AC Hotels are the newest addition to the Marriott “lifestyle collection” of brands, which also include Autograph, Edition, Moxy, and Renaissance Hotels. AC Hotels are designed in a contemporary, European-inspired fashion. According to Marriott, “the location of each hotel and intrinsic connection with the local area creates the urban soul for the brand.” Once completed, the hotel would be only the second AC Hotel by Marriott in Ohio after the Cincinnati location which is slated to open in early 2016.
Bridge Park is a $350 million mixed-use neighborhood being developed by Crawford Hoying along the Scioto River in Dublin. Construction began in August, 2015, and the project is expected to be built in phases between 2015-2018. Once formalized and approved, the proposed AC Hotel by Marriott and conference center would be tentatively slated for a 2017 opening. For more information on Bridge Park, visit http://www.bridge-park.com.