Conrad Hotels & Resorts alongside its partners, Hines (a real estate development entity of the Qatar Investment Authority, Qatari Diar) and the Mayor of Washington DC, Muriel Bowser, have announced that construction of the Conrad Washington D.C. has commenced.
Upon completion, the luxurious Conrad Washington D.C. will house 360 beautifully designed rooms and is scheduled for Q1 of 2019.
The property will be located at CityCenterDC, an expansive mixed-use development in the centre of the capital.
Mayor Bowser enthused on the news: “We are excited to break ground on the Conrad Washington, D.C. because it means more jobs and opportunities for District residents and businesses. This development is another positive signal of our growing economy and our emergence as a national leader in hospitality and tourism.”
Meanwhile, managing director, Hines, Jonathan Fuisz noted: “The Conrad flag has an excellent reputation in the luxury segment, both domestically and internationally, and we are excited to bring the brand to D.C.”
The Conrad Washington, D.C. will add an additional 2,787m2 of retail space that will complement the already successful luxury retail component of the first phase of CityCenterDC. CityCenterDC features local, national and international retail brands, cafes and restaurants with extensive street frontage.
Global head, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, John Vanderslice remarked: “Conrad is known for creating inspired experiences for our guests in gateway cities and the most sought-after destinations. Washington, D.C. is one of the few epicentres of political, cultural and economic power in the world, which makes this future hotel the perfect destination for global luxury travellers. We look forward to working with Hines and Qatari Diar introducing Conrad Washington, D.C. to the nation’s capital.”