WORK BEGINS ON FIRST NAVY YARD HOTEL IN PHILADELPHIA
PHILADELPHIA — Crews have broken ground on the $34 million Courtyard by Marriott at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Ensemble Hotel Partners is developing the 172-room hotel, which is the first for the Navy Yard Business Park. The Navy Yard is home to more than 120 companies, including Urban Outfitters, Tasty Baking Co. and Flowers Foods. The new 90,000-square-foot hotel will feature 2,000 square feet of meeting space, an upscale restaurant and a fitness center. Erdy McHenry Architects is designing the property and INTECH Construction will serve as the design-build contractor. The property will be at the corner of Rouse Boulevard and Intrepid Avenue.