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Nov. 11, 2011--The 465-room Radisson Hotel in Green Tree now has a new owner, will get a new name and $16 million complete renovation of the hotel facilities.
The new owner, RIDA Development Corp. of Houston, Tex., will change the hotel's brand name to Doubletree by Hilton Pittsburgh-Green Tree, complete the renovation by the fall of 2012. This is RIDA's first venture into the Pittsburgh market.
The $33,000-per-room renovation will revamp guestrooms and suites, change the entryway leading to the completely updated lobby; update all public spaces, modernize the hotel's two full-service restaurants, sports bar, marketplace, health club and 26 meeting rooms, a grand ballroom and a junior ballroom.
The hotel will be the fifth Doubletree by Hilton in the Pittsburgh region. Others are in Monroeville, Downtown Pittsburgh, at the Meadows Land in Washington County and at the Pittsburgh International Airport, Moon.
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