Atlanta’s hospitality portfolio will experience more than $486 million in new product over the next two years. The city is gaining new hotel properties, expanding world-class venues and renovating existing facilities, creating an ever-evolving destination for visitors.
The largest aquarium in the Western hempisphere is even bigger with a redesigned entry and a new gallery featuring sharks. The latest exhibit, Sharks! Predators of the Deep, features 1.2 millon gallons of water, offering a new experience for guests and doubles as an event space.
Located at West Peachtree and 15th streets, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Atlanta Midtown offers 186 guest rooms. The 20th floor features an indoor and outdoor rooftop bar and lounge area showcasing skyline views of Midtown.
Hard Rock International has opened its first Reverb by Hard Rock hotel on Centennial Olympic Park Drive next to Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The 200-room hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, rooftop bar and more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space.
Savanna Hall at Zoo Atlanta is a one-of-a-kind event space overlooking the African Savanna exhibit. African elephants and other species roam the habitat offering views from two terraces and a ballroom.
AmericasMart will introduce Atlanta NEXT/AtlantaNext, a transformation of building and facility improvements to enhance the convention experience of its 7.2 million square foot campus.
Dream Atlanta, Buckhead will feature 200 guest rooms and suites, 90 private residences, a spa and wellness concept and five dining and nightlife venues, including a 17,000-square-foot rooftop pool bar and lounge.
Atlantic Station will welcome a 181-key Embassy Suites hotel in 2021. The hotel will feature 3,000 square feet of meeting space, an indoor swimming pool, fitness center and a ground-floor restaurant.
Sheraton will launch their 124-room Four Points property in Downtown. The hotel will feature a spacious lobby, full service restaurant and 1,000-square-foot gym.
The luxury boutique, 216-room hotel, Kimpton Buckhead will be a transformation of a historic 1950s residential building. The property will feature a ground-floor Kimpton restaurant and bar, courtyard dining and drinking venue, private pool, rooftop lounge and 3,000-square-feet of meeting and event space.
The 282-room, dual-branded property from Noble Investment Group will have four floors under the Marriott Courtyard flag and four floors under the Marriott Element brand. Located adjacent to Fox Theatre, the hotel will house a 1,000-square-foot restaurant and bar.
1105 West Peachtree is set to house a Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel. The 178-room hotel will boast a full-service, culinary-driven concept, as well as conference and event facilities and an activated terrace integrated into the Midtown skyline on the 9th floor.
Hilton will debut the first U.S. location of its new micro-hotel brand, Motto, in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. The property will be a part of an $80 million mixed-use project that sits a few blocks from Atlanta BeltLine Eastside Trail. The hotel will feature 125 rooms, designed to be smaller and more efficient with common areas for guests to engage each another.
Phipps Plaza brings a new hotel, office space and fitness club to the upscale shopping destination. The nearly $200 million project add a 150-room Nobu hotel with a 10,000-square-foot restaurant, featuring Japanese cuisine.
The building housing the new and fully renovated Wylie Hotel was originally built in the 1920s, serving as a 58-room, 18,500-square foot extended stay hotel. The property will return the front historic portion of the building into a vibrant neighborhood restaurant and bar with rejuvenated guestrooms in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood.
On The Horizon
The 50-acre Gulch renovation project to soon be known as Centennial Yards will see 12 million square feet of residential, retail shops, offices, restaurants and boutique hotels of up to 1,500 rooms.
An InterContinental hotel is set to be built on the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport campus. The property will feature 11-stories, 300-rooms and be the first hotel within walking distance of the domestic terminal.
Georgia World Congress Center Authority plans to build a luxury, high-rise, four-star hotel across from Building C. Signia by Hilton will feature world-class design, offering meeting space, guest rooms and technology integrated throughout the property.
Newport RE US has invested more than $100 million in the purchase of 48 of downtown Atlanta’s historic buildings and development sites across eight city blocks along Peachtree, Mitchell and Broad Streets, as well as Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The project aims to revive these buildings into retail, creative office and loft apartments and offer public spaces and improved walkability.
The 12-acre, four-block historic shopping center in the heart of Downtown will be reamagined as development across the city continues.
The Wyndam/Margaritaville Vacation Club resort will transform Atlanta’s Downtown skyline with 22 floors of brand-new suites, situated along Centennial Olympic Park.
Atlanta’s influential paved path continues to expand and offer new locations to explore. Eastside Trail opens extensions through Old Fourth Ward and Reynoldstown. Across town, the 3-mile Westside Trail connects several southwest Atlanta neighborhoods. Along the trail is the food and beverage district housing several local concepts, including Monday Night Brewing’s, The Garage.
Atlanta’s first Canopy by Hilton hotel is located in the Midtown neighborhood, featuring 176 rooms, four suites and 3,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Canopy neighbors many of Atlanta’s arts destinations including High Museum of Art, Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
The dual-branded AC Hotel by Marriott and Moxy hotel is located in Atlanta’s Midtown neighborhood. The combined property features 288 rooms, deck-top amenity space, a rooftop bar and pool. A pedestrian connector named the “Arts Walk” guests to easily access the Midtown Arts District.
Centennial Olympic Park completes a $27 million renovation to the 21-acres which served as the centerpiece for the 1996 Summer Olympics. The park’s entrances have been upgraded with an additional pedestrian gateway, new greenspace and an Olympic ring installation honoring the site’s history.
The 214-room Kimpton Overland Hotel sits near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, with 9,500 square feet of meeting space as well as a restaurant and rooftop lounge. The property is adjacent to Porsche Experience Center Atlanta and overlooks the facility’s test track.
Visitors have much to see at Atlanta History Center with expansions and new offerings, including the completion of the 23,000-square-foot Lloyd and Mary Ann Whitaker Cyclorama Building. The facility is the new home of the massive Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama painting, restored to its intended size at 42 feet high and 358 feet long. It joins the refurbished historic Texas steam engine.
Alliance Theatre completed a $32 million renovation, headlined by The Coca-Cola Stage. The newly designed space moves the audience 15 feet closer to the stage, creating a more intimate room to better connect with the actors and each other. The renovation also includes two new rehearsal halls, new dressing rooms, green room spaces and a costume shop.
Hyatt Place Centennial Park neighbors Georgia Aquarium and other downtown Atlanta attractions. The 175-room hotel features a pool, fitness center and 2,100 square feet of meeting space.
Home2 Suites by Hilton introduces its latest Atlanta property, adding to the city’s expansive portfolio. The 99-suite, six-story hotel sits within minutes of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Curio Collection by Hilton’s first hotel in Atlanta is housed in the historic 17-story Candler Building, built in 1906. Candler Hotel Atlanta is located in Downtown, featuring 265 rooms, 6,000 square feet of event space and a restaurant from famed chef, Hugh Acheson. The property retains the building’s history and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Located in Buckhead, the 102-room boutique hotel underwent a $15 million renovation. The property features an internationally inspired design, based on the experiences of owners Burges and Freny Jokhi.
The $55 million expansion project features a new 100,000-square-foot exhibit hall affixed between the convention center’s Buildings B and C, creating over one million square feet of contiguous exhibition space. This new fixed gateway allows the facility to compete for the industry’s most in-demand trade shows, conventions, and expos, while offering its largest annual events to expand as their businesses grows.
The nine-story, 96-room property in Midtown is adjacent to many of Atlanta’s word-class cultural institutions including Fox Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and High Museum of Art.
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