Atlanta, GA – March 21, 2018 – North Point Hospitality, an award-winning Atlanta based hotel development and operations company, celebrated the groundbreaking of its Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Atlanta Midtown yesterday with a private ceremony. Senior executives from Hilton Worldwide, Fifth Third Bank, First Tennessee Bank, and North Point Hospitality were in attendance. In celebration of today’s groundbreaking ceremony and North Point’s commitment to the hospitality community, the company added $25,000 to the North Point Hospitality Scholarship in the School of Hospitality, Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University.
The 186-room hotel, located at 1231 West Peachtree Street, sits in the epicenter of the bustling midtown area on the corner of West Peachtree & 15th Street across from the Arts Center MARTA Station. It is expected to be completed in Q1 2020.
“Breaking ground at this site continues our long-standing partnership with one of the strongest brands in the world, Hampton by Hilton,” said S. Jay Patel, President & CEO of North Point Hospitality. “We look forward to working with all our partners, including Hilton, Fifth Third Bank, and Midtown Alliance, to bring this signature Hampton Inn & Suites to the Atlanta Midtown market.”
The Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Midtown will feature a unique 20th-floor lobby complete with an indoor/outdoor rooftop bar and lounge area for guests to enjoy views of midtown Atlanta. In addition, the hotel will offer guests the friendly service culture and brand amenities they are accustomed to, such as, free hot breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a 24-hour business center and fitness center. Each guestroom will provide comfortable accommodations featuring the clean and fresh Hampton bed™ and include HDTV, free in-room movie channels, and a coffeemaker.
“Jay and I have worked on numerous outstanding Hilton projects together and we are very excited to partner with him and his team to deliver the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Atlanta Midtown,” said Bill Fortier, Senior Vice President, Development, Americas, Hilton Worldwide. “We continue to be impressed with Jay’s vision to push the boundaries of the Hampton brand’s design as this hotel will be one of few properties in the nation to feature a top-floor check in experience, fitness center, breakfast area, and indoor/outdoor patio and bar.”
Previously, North Point Hospitality developed the first dual-branded hotel in Georgia, the Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites by Hilton Atlanta Midtown in 2013.
The hotel will also participate in Hilton’s award-winning guest-loyalty program, Hilton Honors, where members who book directly through Hilton channels gain access to benefits including an exclusive discount, free Wi-Fi and the option to redeem their points for free nights or to make purchases at Amazon.com with Amazon Shop with Points.
Hotel at a glance:
- Total Development Cost: $52 Million
- Total Number of Guest Rooms: 186
- Address: 1231 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309
- Estimated Opening Date: Q1 2020
- 20th floor check in, indoor/outdoor patio and bar, fitness center, and breakfast area
- Ownership/Management Group: North Point Hospitality
- Architect/Interior Design: Lindsay Pope Brayfield & Associates
- General Contractor: Balfour Beatty
- Construction Management: Acumen Development Partners