MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Oct. 28, 2016 — White Lodging and Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners are pleased to announce they have begun construction on a 137-room Hyatt Place hotel in Westminster, Colorado, slated to open in spring 2018. The hotel will be managed by White Lodging Services Corporation.
"We are pleased to partner with Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners on the Hyatt Place Denver/Westminster, another premium branded hotel development in Westminster," said Deno Yiankes, president and CEO of White Lodging's investment and development division. "This development is in line with our strategic development plan to continue investing in premium brands located in high growth markets."
"We are excited to continue our partnership with White Lodging and the City of Westminster," said Derek Conn, Director of Finance for Etkin Johnson Real Estate Partners. "We have experienced a great deal of success building the adjacent 164-room SpringHill Suites and the 212-room full service Marriott. With the top-notch team at White Lodging, we are looking forward to the same trend with the Hyatt Place brand."
The six-story hotel, located at 6865 W. 103rd Ave., will include more than 2,000 square feet of meeting space. The hotel's lobby will include the Hyatt Place brand's signature food and beverage options, including The Gallery, a full bar serving wine, beer, spirits and coffee open 24 hours and a complimentary hot breakfast, known as the a.m. Kitchen Skillet™, which will feature hot breakfast items, fresh fruit, oatmeal, yogurt, cereal, fresh-baked pastries and more. The hotel will also feature an indoor pool, state of the art fitness center and outdoor patio with a recreation area.
At opening, Hyatt Place Denver/Westminster will be the third White Lodging-managed hotel in Westminster and the 18th throughout the Denver/Boulder metro area.
Centrally located between Denver and Boulder, the hotel will be located northwest of downtown Denver off Highway 36/Boulder Turnpike. The hotel will be situated within a five-minute drive of a multitude of restaurant, retail and corporate demand generators including Ball Corporation, Interlocken Business Park, Oracle, Level 3, IBM, SunCorp and Protogenic. Regional attractions such as the Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, Coors Brewery and the Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre, as well as the corporate headquarters for DigitalGlobe and Datalogic are all within a short drive. Other nearby businesses includes St. Anthony's North Hospital, KaiserPermente Health Care, Axion Health, Cerapedics, Flagship Boisciences and Arca Biopharma.