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Concord Eastridge Completes $50 Million Conference Center
and Hotel at George Mason University

The Mason Inn is Operated by ARAMARK Higher Education

FAIRFAX, Va.- - October 18, 2010 - Concord Eastridge has completed development of The Mason Inn, a 179,000-square-foot conference center and hotel on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University.

The $50 million facility includes 148 guest rooms and a full-service restaurant and lounge. It also features 20,000 square feet of technologically advanced conference space and 12 meeting rooms, including two ballrooms.

As master developer, Concord Eastridge partnered with Balfour Beatty Construction, Gensler Architecture and ARAMARK Higher Education to develop the project through an award under the Virginia Public Private Education Act (PPEA). The project meets the stringent standards of the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) and is designed to the U.S. Green Building Councilís Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold standard of sustainability.

The Mason Inn was recently awarded Project of the Year in the Multi-Family Residential/Hospitality category by Mid-Atlantic Construction magazineís Best of 2010 awards program.

Operated by ARAMARK Higher Education, The Mason Inn provides a high-quality venue for university events, academic conferences and other activities. In addition, it is open to the public and expects to attract trade from nearby Washington, D.C.

Concord Eastridge is an experienced national real estate development firm focused on public/private and mixed-use real estate development in association with universities and colleges, public entities, not-for-profit organizations and other institutions. The senior leadership team of Concord Eastridge is staffed by interdisciplinary professionals with more than 250 years of collective experience in the execution of more than $7.5 billion in real estate development projects and real property transactions. The company operates on a national platform with offices in Arlington, Va., Scottsdale, Ariz., and Orlando, Fla. For more information, call (877) 850-5070 or visit


Denise Resnik & Associates
Nick Quan, 602-956-8834

Also See: ARAMARK Selected to Manage Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center in Washington, DC / August 2008

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