|By Ira Kantor, Boston
HeraldMcClatchy-Tribune Regional News
Jan. 15, 2013--The Sheraton Hotel in Needham said it has completed a $13 million renovation that included everything from guest room and lobby upgrades to new ballrooms.
The national Sheraton Hotel brand is spending over $6 billion to upgrade all of their hotels and Needham is the first one completed in Massachusetts, officials said. The hotel has also appointed a new general manager, Gurki Singh, to oversee the property.
The hotel's refurbishments include 14 renovated meeting rooms, an updated outdoor courtyard, 247 redesigned guest rooms, a new fitness center and an expanded Sheraton Club Lounge Connect in the lobby.
With the renovations, the hotel said it is projecting sales for this year to be up 13 percent from last year.
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