Langham Hospitality Group has signed its first hotel in Texas with the announcement of Langham Place, Wade Park, in Frisco, Texas, part of the luxury Langham Hotels and Resorts brand. Located along the Dallas North Tollway at Lebanon Road, the hotel is one facet of a $1.6 billion, 175-acre development created by Thomas Land & Development, which will also operate the new hotel. It will open in early 2018; hotel groundbreaking will take place later this year.

“This project will play a key role in Langham Hotels and Resorts’ expansion in the United States," says Robert Warman, chief executive officer of Langham Hospitality Group. “We are delighted that we may introduce our top-notch service values and luxurious contemporary design aesthetic to this thriving destination and provide a new and exciting hotel experience for our loyal guests. The elegant design and sleek architecture will solidify this hotel as a calling card for Langham Hotels and Resorts in Texas.”

“Known for elegant sophistication and genuine service beyond expectations, the new addition to the Langham Hotels & Resorts brand in Wade Park will be a prominent feature in the development, surrounded by high-end retail, restaurants offices and residential,” said Stan Thomas, president and chief executive officer of Thomas Land & Development. “We are thrilled to help introduce this extraordinary hotel brand to Texas, in one of the fastest growing communities in the country.”

Designed by 5G Studio Collaborative in Dallas, the hotel will be sleek and modern with a total of 35 floors, including 25 hotel floors and 10 floors of residences. Guests will be able to choose from 250 stylish and spacious guest rooms, including several one- and two-bedroom suites and two impressive 2,906 square-foot Presidential Suites; more than 25,000 square-feet of meeting and convention space, including boutique meeting rooms to accommodate surrounding businesses like those in the two surrounding office towers; a beautiful rooftop pool deck, full-service bar, and courtyard, which will be available for outdoor events, with adjoining walkway bridge to the office tower and iPic Theaters; and a Chuan Body + Soul spa, featuring a signature menu of body and facial treatments based on Traditional Chinese Medicine.

When it opens in early 2018, this luxury property will join an impressive line-up of retail, restaurant and entertainment tenants set to open in Wade Park’s first phase in spring 2017, including Whole Foods Market®, iPic Theaters and Sur La Table.Thomas Land and Development broke ground on Wade Park in August 2014.

Langham Hotels and Resorts is the marquee five-star luxury brand from Langham Hospitality Group, expressed in two styles – the classic grandeur of The Langham, and the understated, contemporary aesthetic of Langham Place. Representing the epitome of luxury in every city in which they are located, Langham Hotels & Resorts have perfected “the art of the stay”, a guest experience which has been crafted and refined since The Langham, London, the brand’s flagship, opened in London 150 years ago.

About Wade Park An expansive 175-acre mixed-use development, Wade Park will bring the big-city lifestyle to Frisco, Texas — one of the top-three fastest-growing communities in the nation. Set to open in spring 2017, Wade Park will feature approximately 600,000 square feet of specialty retail, anchored by a 45,000 square-foot Whole Foods Market, plus premier retailers, restaurants, and entertainment venues including iPic Theaters and Pinstripes Bowling, Bocce, Bistro, The Rustic, and Arhaus. Wade Park will also feature luxury hotels, up to 6 million square feet of commercial office space, and stylish luxury apartments, condominiums, and single-family homes. Developer Thomas Land & Development, LLC. purchased the property from the Wade family, a prominent local family who owned the land for more than 100 years.