News for the Hospitality Executive
INDIANAPOLIS, May 10, 2012 — CityWay, a transformative new 14-acre neighborhood in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, is incorporating a number of sustainable initiatives into the new community, including plentiful green space, energy and water efficiency, a recycling program, enhanced indoor environmental quality, carpooling and electric vehicle support. It is also pursuing LEED certification for the new Alexander Hotel, a Dolce Hotel, affirming CityWay’s support for environmentally-conscious design, construction and living for downtown.
“Sustainable living and working are central to the vision for CityWay. From the construction phase through its completion, CityWay will remain on the forefront of environmentally-friendly practices, and it will allow residents and visitors to maintain an environmentally-friendly lifestyle,” said Scott Travis, senior development director of Buckingham Companies.
CityWay, which encompasses an art hotel, green space, new state-of-the-art YMCA, apartments, restaurants, retail and office space, is transforming previously underutilized land north of South Street into a vibrant neighborhood within walking distance of many of Indianapolis’ largest employers and cultural districts.
CityWay’s sustainability initiatives will deliver:
CityWay, is a dynamic new 14-acre neighborhood in the heart of downtown Indianapolis that encompasses a 209-room art hotel, destination restaurants, a state-of-the-art YMCA, apartments and 40,000 square feet of retail and office space. With a pedestrian-friendly urban design, the mix of public spaces, offices, residential and retail will make CityWay an attractive place to work, play and live, and will serve as a catalyst for future development in the surrounding neighborhood. For more information, visit www.cityway.com
About Buckingham Companies
Founded in 1984, Buckingham is a full service, fully integrated, real estate company that includes the development, acquisition, management and construction of a wide range of property types including multifamily, student housing and mixed-use communities. Buckingham manages nearly $1 billion of real estate assets for its own account, clients and institutional partners. More than 90 properties consisting of nearly 15 million square-feet of property, and approximately 15,000 rental units nationwide comprise the managed portfolio. Additionally, Buckingham Foundation annually supports more than 45 nonprofit and civic organizations through philanthropic outreach in the areas of affordable housing, community and economic development, and arts and culture. For more information, visit www.buckingham-co.com.
About Dolce Hotels and Resorts
Dolce’s portfolio includes hotels in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Georgia, Michigan, Colorado, California, Ontario, Texas, Nevada, Belgium, France, Spain and Germany. As a leader in the meetings industry, Dolce hosts some 30,000 events and 4 million group clients globally every year. The company’s founder pioneered the conference center concept and Complete Meeting Package, both now embraced as standards by the International Association of Conference Centers. Dolce’s vision is to create inspiring environments that bring people together. Its mission is to delight its guests, challenge its associates, reward its owners and serve as a role model in its communities. Headquartered in Rockleigh, N.J., and founded in 1981, Dolce is majority-owned by Broadreach Capital Partners. The company employs more than 4,000 worldwide. Additional information is available at www.dolce.com.
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