Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, together with developers Carpenter & Co. and Woodward Interests, expects to open its first New Orleans hotel in late 2020. The Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences New Orleans, to be located within the city’s former World Trade Center, will include 341 guestrooms and 92 residences.
The upcoming property will feature meeting and event spaces, four food-and-beverage outlets, retail spaces, spa facilities and a rooftop pool. Located in view of the Mississippi River, the property will be situated near the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the French Quarter and the Warehouse District. Both Carpenter & Co. and Woodward Interests are partners in the property’s ownership group, Two Canal Owner.
"We are incredibly excited for the upcoming opening of our new project in New Orleans, one that will see the transformation of the historic World Trade Center into the best lifestyle experience in the city," Richard L. Friedman, president/CEO, Carpenter & Co., said in a statement. "Having worked with Four Seasons for many years, most recently on our new project in Boston at One Dalton Street, I am confident that they are the right partners to help create a superior luxury lifestyle experience and deliver the highest levels of quality and service to both visitors and residents."
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts operates 117 hotels and resorts and 44 residential properties. It has more than 50 projects in the planning stages or under development.
Carpenter & Co. is a real estate development, ownership and management company that devotes most of its resources the development of hotels, mixed-use projects and retail properties. Woodward Interests is a private real estate development company based in New Orleans.