Commercial Projects by Market Sector


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

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 and is destined to become a landmark luxury hotel in downtown Austin, with its expansive entrance, and impressive amenities. 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

This 16-story Kimpton Boutique Hotel is 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 Austin 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 completed in 2019.

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

Marriott Austin Downtown

Opened summer 2020, at 31-stories, Marriott Austin downtown will feature over 613 guest rooms (including 25 stunning suites), a rooftop pool with breathtaking views, three bars, locally inspired restaurant, and more than 60,000 square feet of meeting space. Located across the street from the Austin Convention Center and in walking distance from famed 6th Street, the hotel is in the ideal location in one of America’s top-rated cities. Guests will also be able to keep their vehicles out of the elements in the self-contained 257-space underground parking garage.

Location Austin, TX
Construction Costs: $600 million
Completion Spring 2021
Contractor DPR Construction
Architect HKS Inc

Marriott Dallas Uptown

This hotel is located a half block from the Katy Trail, which is Dallas’s most active biking and pedestrian trail. The site is within a short walk of over five million square feet of Dallas’s best office space and also over 60 restaurants and bars. Marriott is exceptionally positioned to benefit from both business and leisure travelers. Completed Q4 2020, and will be opening in early January at 3033 Fairmount Street.

The hotel has 14 stories and 255 guestrooms, with a full-service restaurant, a casual all-day café + lobby lounge, fitness center, and pool deck with views.

Location Uptown Dallas, TX
Size 14-stoy / 255 rooms
Completion Q4 2020
Architect WDG Architecture

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 Otis / Autograph

Opened in February 2020, as the first Marriott’s Autograph Collection Hotel in Austin, Texas The Otis Hotel is located in the heart of the city’s vibrant campus district. Offering contemporary design with 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

Thompson Hotel

Opened in November 2020 the Thompson Hotel in Dallas blends sophistication and southern hospitality. This development by Todd Interests is located downtown in the re-development of the iconic 52-story First National Bank Tower. Known as The National, the architectural design was led by award-winning, Merriman Anderson Architects, who restored many of the 1961 building’s original elements, including historic marble from the Parthenon quarry. Amenities include:

  • 219-rooms
  • 50th-floor observation deck
  • (2) rooftop restaurants (49th-floor) & bar concepts
  • infinity-edge pool with urban oasis
  • spa / state-of-the-art fitness center
  • pet parks
  • (2) penthouse suites (2,200 of each)
  • 22,000 sf of meeting space & 14,000 sf ballroom

Another amazing partnership with Andres Construction on this project. Thompson Hotels is a luxury hotel chain of boutique properties and restaurants throughout North America. 

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

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

Westin Austin Downtown

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