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PROJECT PROFILE Clark and Grand Hotels Location: Chicago, Illinois Client: Lend Lease Challenge At the intersection of Clark & Grand streets in downtown Chicago, sits a trio of hotels commonly referred to as Clark and Grand Hotels. The three hotels -- all under one roof -- are Aloft (Starwood), Hyatt Place...

PROJECT PROFILE Aloft Hotel Location: Denver, Colorado Challenge Starwood’s Aloft brand is highly focused on a modern, hip and urban image. In this day and age, that means seamless integration of technology into the hotel experience for all guests. For its new downtown Denver hotel, Starwood wanted clients to be able...

PROJECT PROFILE Hyatt House Hotel Client: S.D. Deacon Location: San Jose, CA Challenge As with any construction job, surprises are never welcomed, but anticipated. A design change emerged well after construction had begun on Hotel Sierra (now operating as Hyatt House). The swinging guest bathroom doors, which offered just a...

PROJECT PROFILE Hilton Garden Inn Hotel and Conference Center Location: Manhattan, Kansas Challenge When Hilton set its sights on constructing a new 133-room Hilton Garden Inn Hotel and Conference Center in the Downtown Entertainment District of Manhattan, Kan., time was of the essence. A fluid schedule that included several sequence revisions...

PROJECT PROFILE Embassy Suites Downtown Convention Center Location: Denver, Colorado Challenge There’s been a green revolution in Denver, Colo., over the past few decades, and locals expect businesses in the area to be environmentally conscious as a result. So when Embassy Suites began planning for its new downtown hotel, contractors had...

PROJECT PROFILE Candlewood Suites Location: Yuma, Arizona Challenge The Candlewood Suites project at the Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona required contractors to put together a unique combination of features. The new 92-room on-post hotel for visiting military personnel and their families needed to provide all the comforts and amenities of a...

PROJECT PROFILE Homewood Suites by Hilton Location: Washington, D.C. Challenge Efficiency and cost are the name of the game for contractors looking to secure work in an increasingly competitive market. So when a contractor puts in a bid for a job, they need every advantage they can get. That was the...

PROJECT PROFILE AVIA Hotel Location: The Woodlands, Texas Challenge When you cater to high-end clients, quality is key. That was the case with the construction of the AVIA Hotel in The Woodlands, an upscale community 28 miles north of Houston. Contractor LodgeWorks Construction needed a supplier who could provide their team...