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Richard Branson’s Virgin Hotel opening in New Orleans in 2021; hotel will cost $80M, host 230 rooms

May 22, 2019

May 23-- May 23--Virgin Group's idiosyncratic founder, Richard Branson, shoveled dirt with Mayor LaToya Cantrell Thursday to symbolically mark the start of construction on a new 230-room Virgin Hotel, which is slated to open in 2021. The $80 million project, going up at 550 Baronne Street, on the corner of Layette Street in the Warehouse District, is a joint venture with Maryland-based Buccini/Pollin Group, which is also in partnership with Virgin Hotels on a project in Nashville, Tennessee. The New Orleans hotel, which will be managed by Virgin Hotels and jointly owned with BPG, will be the seventh Virgin Hotel to open in the U.S. ...

Virgin Hotels to Take on New Orleans with New Lifestyle Hotel

Virgin Hotels | January 24, 2017

MIAMI, Jan. 24, 2017 / -- Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, has announced plans to open and operate a new hotel in the Warehouse District of New Orleans. Expected to break ground in April 2017 and open its doors in early 2019, Virgin Hotels New Orleans will be developed by Dallas-based Gatehouse Capital. Raul Leal, CEO of Virgin Hotels, commented, "New Orleans is an incredibly special city and one Virgin Hotels has had an eye on from the beginning. The history, the food, the music, the spirit - they all work together to make it a one-of-a-kind destination for both business and lei...

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