Hyatt Place Austin Downtown Completes Structural Construction
MERRILLVILLE, Ind.—Guests were welcomed to downtown Austin to watch the final beam be put in place to complete Hyatt Place Austin Downtown's structural construction at a Topping Out ceremony. READER COMMENTS
"Thanks to the leadership of our project management and construction team, we are happily celebrating this critical milestone 3 weeks ahead of schedule," said Deno Yiankes, White Lodging's president and CEO, Investments and Developments, in an announcement. "Our pre-opening sales team is experiencing very strong interest in booking activity, and we look forward to bringing another first-class lodging option to the downtown market in early spring of 2013."
After signing the beam, White Lodging associates, members of Hunt Construction, representatives from Hyatt Hotels, hotel clients, employees of the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau and city officials watched as it was put in place, completing structural construction.
The 296-room Hyatt Place Austin Downtown is scheduled to open in Spring 2013. The hotel has already begun to secure guests such as Keller Williams, Texas Municipal League, the National League of Cities in November 2014 and the 2014 Annual Meeting for the American Association of Physicists in Medicine. The Hyatt Place Austin Downtown is White Lodging's 21st hotel in the city.