MIAMI–October 23, 2015–Epelboim Development Group, a full service development group specialized in commercial, residential and hospitality projects, and IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world's leading hotel companies, today announce the development of a new build EVEN® Hotel in Miami which will be the first EVEN® hotel in the Southeast. EVEN® Hotels is IHG’s newest lifestyle hotel brand, and was created with wellness at its core. The brand is designed to help travelers Eat Well, Rest Easy, Keep Active and Accomplish More, making it ideal to better serve wellness-minded travelers in the Miami area.

The 189-room EVEN® Hotel Miami – Airport, expected to open in early 2018, will be located in the Palmer Lake section of the Miami International Airport. Miami is a great market to expand the EVEN® Hotels brand given the significant business presence from several major industries, including aerospace, finance, commerce, entertainment and international trade. Miami is also a major global gateway to Latin America.

Noel Epelboim, CEO & President, Epelboim Development Group said: “We are excited to build on our new relationship with IHG and together, deliver this EVEN® Hotel at Miami Airport. As one of the busiest airports in the U.S. and a major international gateway city, the EVEN Hotels brand will be exactly what travelers are looking for in order to maintain the balance they desire.”

Jason Moskal, Vice President, Lifestyle Brands, IHG added: “We are thrilled about continuing to expand the EVEN® Hotels brand further on the East Coast in partnership with Epelboim Development Group. This new hotel demonstrates the continued strong momentum behind our newest hotel brand and shows our commitment to growing EVEN® Hotels in high-profile markets with exceptional owners.”

The EVEN® Hotel Miami – Airport will feature natural and modern design, bringing the outdoors in and offering different design and technology elements to help guests maintain the balance they desire while traveling.

EVEN® Hotels is expanding rapidly with two open hotels, in Rockville, Maryland, and Norwalk, Connecticut, and six hotels in the pipeline including three New York City area hotels (two in Manhattan and one in Brooklyn); Seattle, Washington, and Omaha, Nebraska.