Washington, DC - Donohoe Construction Company hosted a “Topping Out” celebration for The Wharf Parcel 5 Hotels project in Washington, DC on Friday, October 14, 2016. Developed by Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, the 300,000 square foot hospitality project at the mixed-use waterfront community in Southwest, D.C will feature a dual-branded hotel by Hilton Worldwide and Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
Canopy by Hilton, a 120,000-square-foot luxury hotel, will have 175 keys, and Hyatt House, a 145,000-square-foot extended-stay hotel, will have 238 keys. The combined hotels, designed by SmithGroupJJR, will be connected through ground-level common areas and share amenities including, a cafe/bar, a fitness center, meeting room space, a courtyard with outdoor terraces, an outdoor pool and a rooftop bar with expansive views of the Potomac River. The hotel site includes more than 30,000 square feet of street-level retail and restaurant space atop two levels of below grade parking.
The hotels are currently scheduled to open as part of The Wharf’s first phase in Fall 2017 and will be managed and operated by Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company.
About Donohoe Construction Company
Family‐owned and operated, Donohoe Construction Company ("Donohoe Construction") is one of the leading general contractors exclusively serving the Washington, DC Metro area. Donohoe’s diverse construction expertise includes multi‐family residential, office, hospitality, senior living, mixed‐use, interiors, parking garages, and higher‐education projects. Continued growth and success reflects Donohoe Construction’s steadfast commitment to superior service and uncompromised integrity. For more information, please visit www.donohoe.com/construction or on Twitter @DonohoeTweets.
About Canopy by Hilton
Canopy by Hilton is the energizing, new hotel in the neighborhood offering simple guest-directed service, thoughtful local choices, and surprisingly comfortable spaces, so guests simply feel better going forward. Each property is designed as a natural extension of its neighborhood, with local design, food and drink, and delivers a fresh approach to hospitality and the guest experience. Canopy by Hilton is the lifestyle hotel brand of Hilton Worldwide. Learn more at www.canopybyhilton.com.
About Hyatt House
Hyatt House, a brand of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, launched in 2012 and offers more than 60 locations throughout the United States. Inspired by extensive research of guest experiences, Hyatt House hotels are designed to welcome residents rather than guests and offer services, amenities, upscale spaces and a casual, comfortable environment that reminds guests of home. To learn more about Hyatt House, visit www.hyatthouse.com.
About SmithGroup JJR
SmithGroup JJR is ranked as the 7th largest university architecture firm in the U.S. by the July 2015 "Giants" issue of Building Design + Construction magazine. With 900 employees in 10 offices, SmithGroup JJR is a leader in sustainable design. www.smithgroupjjr.com
About The Wharf/Hoffman-Madison Waterfront
The Wharf, developed by Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, is a $2 billion, world-class, mixed-use waterfront development centrally located on the Potomac River, along the historic Washington Channel. Situated along the District of Columbia's Southwest Waterfront and adjacent to the National Mall, The Wharf stretches across almost one mile of waterfront on 24 acres of land and more than 50 acres of water from the Municipal Fish Market to Fort McNair. When complete, it will feature more than three million square feet of residential, office, hotel, retail, cultural, and public uses including waterfront parks, promenades, piers and docks. Led by PN Hoffman and Madison Marquette, the development group is comprised of ER Bacon Development, City Partners, Paramount Development and Triden Development. Phase I opens in the third quarter of 2017. More information is available at www.wharfdc.com.