Canada East Chapter

February 18 2013

Reshaping the DC Hotel Marketplace

By Jonathan O'Connell, Washington Post
Some of the biggest names in hotels are moving to deliver more than 1,800 high-end rooms in downtown Washington in coming years, a surge that analysts say could reshape the city’s hospitality industry.

Construction is already underway on the 1,175-room Marriott Marquis convention center hotel, a project that city officials spent nearly two decades planning and assembling and which Marriott fought aggressively to control. More