Construction begins on Hyatt Place Hotel in Arlington, Va.

Schupp Companies began construction on an eight-story, 161-room Hyatt Place hotel in the Courthouse area of Arlington, Va.

Scheduled for completion in summer 2016, the $40-million project will include space for a restaurant and underground parking for 80 cars.

According to Vienna-based Schupp, the project should create more than 100 construction jobs. After it’s completed, the hotel is expected to generate annual taxes of more than of $1 million for Arlington.

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Gordon and Greenberg architects, in collaboration with WDG, designed the hotel.

The project will be primarily funded by EagleBank, and Hitt Contracting will serve as the general contractor.

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