A four-star boutique hotel is slated to open in mid 2016 in a master-planned community that is part of the biotech hub in Texas. The Atlas Hotel, which will be managed by Trust Hospitality, will be the anchor of the Atlas Town Center, the commercial district within the 200-acre Traditions development in Bryan and College Station, Texas. That complex is located near the Texas A&M Health Science Center and a number of biotech companies.
The architect for the property is FAB Studio of Dallas, while Design Duncan Miller Ullmann will provide interior architectural design services. The Traditions complex that will house the hotel is being developed by Atlas TAP, which is comprised of two companies: William Cole Development and Traditions Acquisition Partnership.
As the first hotel within Atlas, the property will include 177 rooms, a mixture of standard rooms and suites, a restaurant and bar, a wellness spa, a grand ballroom with outdoor function lawn and meeting rooms. The rooftop outdoor living room will have a water feature and provide views of Kyle Field.
The property, which is located near Lake Atlas and its lakeside park, is planned to include waterfront restaurants, retail and office uses, similar to The Woodlands Market Street. The ground-level lobby entrance will be adjacent to a store-front restaurant and cafe.
Atlas, a 200-acre, mixed-use community, is the commercial district of Traditions, a master planned community in Bryan/College Station, featuring a Nicklaus-design 18-hole golf course.
The Atlas will be part of the Trust family of hotels, including The Lord Balfour (Miami Beach), the Hotel Mela (New York), and The Press Hotel (Portland, Maine).
Walking distance from The Atlas is the world headquarters of Nutrabolt Distribution, Caliber Biotherapeutics, and a $94-million vaccine production facility currently under development. Traditions Club and the Texas A&M Golf Teams clubhouse and practice area will be visible from The Atlas, located immediately on the other side of Lake Atlas. Down the HSC Parkway with direct access to ATLAS is the Texas A&M Health Science Center, home to the University's schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health. Easterwood Airport is less than two miles away. The bulk of the Texas A&M Campus is within four miles of the site, with the Vet School, the new $32-million Equine Complex, Mays Business School, the Texas A&M Research Park, the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing and the Texas Institute of Preclinical Studies all located within 2.5 miles.