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Brooklyn's Barclays Center Spurs Construction of Trendy New Hotels

December 12th 2013
Tags: Brooklyn Blog, Real Estate News, Brooklyn Real Estate, New York Real Estate

Brooklyn's Barclays Center has created a synergy of Real Estate forces in Downtown Brooklyn which is undeniable. The neighborhood is undergoing an amazing transformation as a result of Barclays being the #1 concert venue in America today. Many investors, developers, small and big retailers want to capitalize on the tremendous amount of travel traffic that Downtown Brooklyn now attracts.

There are two new trendy hotels being planned for construction just blocks away from Barclay's Center.The first hotel is the 201 room Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel which will be located at 95 Rockwell Place, 3 blocks from Barclays and next to Shakespear's new home, The Theatre For a New Audience. Construction should begin 2nd Qtr. 2014.This hotel is part of the Marriott Boutique hotel group which includes the fabulous and storied Algonquin Hotel. The Marriott chooses each destination for their boutique hotels for their distinct originality and unique design. The hotel will have a rooftop bar, a banquest hall and a performance space in the basement. The architect on this project is Thomas Leeser and the builder is Second Development Services.

The second hotel being built, located at 40 Nevins Street, 4 blocks from Barclays, will be a 204 room Even Hotel brand created by the Intercontinental Hotels Group. The focus customers of the brand hotel are Health and Fitness conscious travelers. According to research done by Intercontinental Hotels these customers wish to maintain a healthy routine and sense of balance when away from home. The hotel will have an Athletic studio 3 to 4 times larger than a typical hotel gym, a low key bar scene and many amenities specifically catered to health conscious travelers.

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