Public-Private Partnership to Begin Construction on Avalon’s $112M Hotel, Conference Center
ALPHARETTA, GA. — A public-private partnership involving North American Properties (NAP), Long Wharf Real Estate Partners, Stormont Hospitality Group and the city of Alpharetta will break ground tomorrow on The Hotel at Avalon and the connecting 65,000-square-foot Alpharetta Conference Center. The $112 million project will anchor Phase II of the 86-acre Avalon mixed-use development. The 330-bed hotel will be part of Marriott International’s Autograph Collection and will feature a local chef-driven restaurant, 24-hour fitness center, upscale pool, valet service and Club Avalon Concierge. The conference center will feature a 12,500-square-foot exhibit hall, 10,000-square-foot ballroom with six salons, six meeting rooms, boardroom, reception area, pre-function space and outdoor venues. The hotel and conference center are set to open in January 2018. The design team includes architect Cooper Carry and general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie. SunTrust Bank is providing construction financing, and HEI Hotels & Resorts will serve as the manager of the new hotel.