Roxbury Group and Means Group Open Element Hotel in Restored Neo-Gothic Metropolitan Building Located in Detroit’s Entertainment District
January 29, 2019
Element Hotels, part of Marriott International, along with Detroit-based Roxbury Group and Means Group, announce today the opening of Element Detroit at the Metropolitan, marking the debut of the stylish and eco-focused hotel brand in Michigan. The hotel, which has been incorporated into a renovated 92-year-old neo-Gothic building in the heart of Detroit's entertainment district, aims to fuel a balanced life for travelers on the road. Designed for today's healthy, active traveler, Element Hotels has redefined the longer stay experience with a nature-inspired design philosophy that is clean, modern and bright. "We are thrilled to be brin...
Long-Vacant Building Reopens in Downtown Detroit as The Element at the Metropolitan Offering 110 Rooms
January 20, 2019
Jan. 21--A long-empty building in Detroit that had a trashed interior with trees growing on its roof reopened Monday following a top-to-bottom renovation as an extended-stay hotel downtown. The new 110-room hotel, called The Element at the Metropolitan, fills the old Metropolitan Building, 33 John R, which had sat vacant since 1979. It is the first Element by Westin hotel in the state, a brand owned by Marriott International with environmentally friendly designs and features. Nightly rates start at $189. The 14-story neo-Gothic structure opened in 1925 and for many years was nicknamed the jewelers building for the large number of diamon...
Metropolitan Hotel Partners to Convert Detroit’s Metropolitan Building into Starwood’s Element Brand
Element Hotels | May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016 - STAMFORD, Conn. - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced Element Hotels, its stylish eco-incubator brand, will debut in Detroit in July of 2018, following an adaptive re-use project that will transform the historic Metropolitan Building into an upscale mixed-use development. Element Detroit at the Metropolitan Building will be owned and developed by Metropolitan Hotel Partners, LLC, a joint venture between Detroit-based Means Group and Roxbury Group, and will feature 110 light-filled rooms and an atmosphere designed to fuel a life in balance and on the move. "We look forward to introduci...
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