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Carpenter & Co., Woodward to Open 341-Room Four Seasons Hotel in New Orleans

The project, a redevelopment of the World Trade Center office building in New Orleans, will also include 92 private residences on the top floors.

NEW ORLEANS — Developers Carpenter & Co. Inc. and Woodward Interests LLC will open a 341-room Four Seasons hotel in New Orleans. The property will also include 92 private residences on the top floors of the building.

The project is a redevelopment of the 33-story World Trade Center office building. Completion is slated for late 2020. Two Canal Owner LLC, in which both developers are partners, will own the building.

The first Four Seasons in New Orleans, the property will be situated within the central business district. It will be located next to the French Quarter, Warehouse District and the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and feature views of the Mississippi River.

“New Orleans has been a priority market for us for many years and we have been waiting for the right opportunity to make our debut in this dynamic city,” says John Davison, president and CEO of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.

The hotel will include meeting and event spaces, four food and drink outlets, retail space, spa facilities and a rooftop pool. Mali Carow, a Four Seasons veteran of almost 20 years, will serve as general manager.

Founded in 1960, Four Seasons currently operates 117 hotels and resorts as well as 44 residential properties in major cities around the world.

Carpenter & Co. focuses on the development of hospitality, mixed-use and retail properties. The company most recently worked with Four Seasons on a project in Boston.

Woodward Interests is a private real estate development firm based in New Orleans.

— Kristin Hiller

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