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Marriott International Purchases W New York – Union Square to Create W Brand’s Next-Generation Flagship in North America
Marriott International, Inc. | October 17, 2019
Purchase Marks New Chapter in Transformation Plan for Company’s Iconic Luxury Lifestyle Brand BETHESDA, M.D., OCT. 17, 2019 — Marriott International, Inc. today announced that it has purchased the 270-room W New York – Union Square in the heart of Manhattan’s dynamic Union Square neighborhood. The company paid $206 million for W New York – Union Square, with plans for a significant renovation. Marriott International will transform the existing hotel into a cutting-edge W Hotels showcase, advancing the company’s strategy to redefine and reinvigorate the brand in North America. “There’s no better place than New York City to re...
Host Hotels & Resorts Sells the New York Marriott Marquis Retail and Closes of the Sale of the W New York – Union Square
Host Hotels & Resorts | September 25, 2018
BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 24, 2018 -- Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST), the nation's largest lodging real estate investment trust (the "Company"), today announced that it sold the New York Marriott Marquis retail, theater, and signage commercial condominium units (the "Retail"), to Vornado Realty Trust for a sale price of $442 million. In addition, the Company closed on the sale of the W New York – Union Square for a sale price of $171 million on September 6, 2018. "Today's announcements demonstrate our continued ability to identify, execute, and effectively monetize investment opportunities within o...
Anna MacDiarmid Appointed New General Manager of Florida’s W Fort Lauderdale
W Fort Lauderdale | October 28, 2015
New General Manager brings more than 30 years of Starwood Brand experience to world-class South Florida resort FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – October 2015 – W Fort Lauderdale is pleased to welcome Anna MacDiarmid, a 30+ year veteran of the Starwood brand, as the property's new General Manager. In her position, MacDiarmid will oversee all hotel services and staff development including maintaining guest satisfaction, profitability, and employee moral. Most recently, MacDiarmid held the role of GM at the W New York, the first W Hotel to ever open its doors. However, her impressive career began in her hometown at The Westin Winnipeg in M...
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