JMH Development, Mettle Property to Develop Dual-Branded Hotels in Long Island City
NEW YORK CITY — JMH Development and Mettle Property Group have signed a franchise agreement with Hilton to develop a dual-branded Homewood Suites by Hilton and Hampton Inn by Hilton hotel property at 36-20 Steinway St. in Long Island City. Designed by Gene Kaufman Architects, the property will feature 289 hotel rooms consisting of 187 Hampton Inn keys and 102 Homewood Suites keys. Additionally, the property will feature a private roof deck, lobby and lobby bar, fitness center, meeting rooms and 18,000 square feet of retail space. The hotels are slated to open in 2018.