Commercial Projects by Market Sector

Cambria

Inspiration for the 21-story, 226-room hotel – an adaptive reuse of the iconic Great Southwest Building, originally known as the Petroleum Building, drawn from Houston’s unique history and rich culture. Take note of the property’s Art Deco details, including stone carvings from the original 1920s building; custom artwork highlighting the city’s oil industry roots, storied cowboy culture and NASA influence; and sophisticated, modern furnishings.

Located in the heart of the central business district at 1314 Texas Ave., the Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center is a short walk to the George R. Brown Convention Center and Minute Maid Park, the home stadium of the city’s professional baseball team. The hotel is also conveniently near many of the city’s major corporations and the region’s largest employers, including Chevron Corp., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and United Airlines, as well as many entertainment, dining, culture, history and performing arts offerings.

Location Houston, TX
Size 21-story / 226 keys
Completion 2019
Contractor Andres Construction
Architect Merriman Anderson

21c Museum Hotel

21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City is a combination boutique hotel, contemporary art museum, and chef driven restaurant. Building on its mission of engaging the public with contemporary art, and supporting the revitalization of American downtowns, 21c rehabilitated the historic Ford Motor Company manufacturing building in the west end of Oklahoma City.

Location Oklahoma City, OK
Size 188,000 SF
Completion 2017
Contractor Lingo Construction
Architect Deborah Berke Partners

Fairmont Hotel

Opened in March 2018, this is the largest of the Fairmont hotels in the chain. The Fairmont Austin also features a skyway connection to the Austin Convention Center. The building is topped with a 170-foot lighted spire. The Fairmont is destined to become a landmark luxury hotel in downtown Austin, with its expansive entrance, and impressive amenities is a nod to its Texas roots is evident in many places, such as the impressive bronze statue of horses that dominates the entrance.

Location Austin, TX
Size 37 story / 1.4 million SF
Completion 2018
Contractor Hunt Construction Group
Architect Gensler Architects

Hotel Van Zandt

The Hotel Van Zandt is a 16-story Kimpton Boutique Hotel located in the Rainey Street District of Austin, Texas. The 367,676-square foot hotel consists of 322 guest rooms, a 6,800-square foot pool deck and indoor-outdoor bar, 1,300-square foot fitness facility, and 4 levels of underground parking. The hotel also includes a 3-meal restaurant, lobby walk-up café, and 12,000 square feet of meeting space that includes a ballroom, board rooms, and meeting rooms.

Location Austin, TX
Construction Costs: $90 million
Size 16 story / 367,676 SF
Completion 2015
Contractor Tribble and Stephens
Architect WDG Architects

JW Marriott

Opened in 2015, the JW Marriott received LEED Silver certification. Amenities include 42 meeting rooms, a fitness center, a pool on the fifth floor, 112,000 square feet of event space. Dining options include Osteria Pronto, featuring Italian cuisine; Corner, which offers Texas-inspired food and drinks; a Starbucks coffee shop; and a walk-up burger bar along Congress Avenue. The hotel sits on top of a three-level, 471-space parking garage. Renovations were completion in 2019.

Location Austin, TX
Construction Costs: $300 million
Size 34 story / 1.2 million
Completion 2020
Contractor DPR Construction
Architects HKS Architects

Proper Hotel & Residences

Situated in Downtown’s Second Street District, Austin Proper Hotel and Residences opened in Fall 2019 in Austin, just steps from Lady Bird Lake, the legendary Austin City Limits music venue, and nearby boutiques. Amenities offered are a dedicated spa and fitness center, and 14,000 square feet of meeting and event spaces, including a rooftop pool deck offering small-batch tequilas and majestic lake views. Anything less just wouldn’t be Proper.

Location Austin, TX
Size 32 story / 244 keys
Completion November 2019
Contractor DPR Construction
Architect HKS Architects

The Drever

The Drever will blend sophistication and Southern hospitality opening Fall 2020. Guest rooms and suites will be some of the largest in downtown Dallas including two 1,800-square-foot Thompson Suites on the 49th floor. The property will also have meeting / ballroom spaces, the hotel’s signature club-like lounge, the 50th floor with a rooftop observation deck (360-degree unobstructed city views), an amenity-rich spa and wellness deck with five treatment rooms, a 21,000-square-foot fitness center, and an outdoor infinity pool.

Location Dallas, TX
Size 1.5 million SF
Completion Fall 2020
Contractor Andres Construction
Architect Merriman Anderson

The Otis / Autograph

Debut in February 2020, The Otis Hotel, Autograph Collection, and AC Hotel Austin- University, a dual-branded hotel located in the heart of the city’s vibrant campus district. Offering contemporary design with meaningfully selected décor, the hotel has a vibe that’s sophisticated, yet decidedly uncomplicated with natural hues, richly textured finishes, and carefully curated pieces from Austin’s thriving art community.

Location Austin, TX
Size 11 story / 347 keys & 29 suites
Completion 2020
Contractor DRP Construction
Architects HKS Architects

Virgin Hotels

This 3rd location for the Virgin Hotels features 268 rooms, including two penthouse suites. Additional amenities are The Pool Club, a fourth-floor rooftop terrace with pool, multiple dining and drinking outlets, including the brand’s flagship restaurant, bar and lounge Commons Club, and Funny Library Coffee Shop. The hotel also offers over 15,500-square-feet of versatile indoor, and outdoor event space.

Location Dallas, TX
Size 16 story / 268 keys
Completion 2019
Contractor Andres Construction
Architect 5G Studio
Construction Costs: 107 million

Westin

Built in 2015, the LEED certified Westin Austin Downtown is a prime example of the Westin chain brand. It’s located in downtown Austin, near 6th Street and the Austin Convention Center. The hotel offers a great rooftop pool and bar, Southern cuisine restaurant with occasional live music, modern gym, and large meeting rooms, as well as 119 below grade parking spaces.

Location Austin, TX
Size 21 story / 366 keys
Completion 2015
Contractor Hunt Construction Group
Architect HKS Architects

WinStar Hotel

Oklahoma’s largest gaming resort, WinStar World Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma expanded with two new hotels – an 18-story, 340,000 sq. ft., 500-room hotel tower and a 15-story, 297,000 sq. ft., 500-room hotel tower, both designed by Hnedak Bobo Group – complement and connect to an existing 12-story, 400-room hotel in a ‘Y’ configuration.

Location Thackerville, OK
Construction Costs: $180 million
Size 756,000 SF
Completion 2013
Contractor Flintco
Architect Hnedak Bobo Group