Report: Hilton to open Conrad hotel at CityCenterDC

CityCenterDC, a mix of shops, restaurants, apartments and condominiums in Washington, D.C., could also add a luxury hotel, reports the Washington Business Journal.

The media outlet says that for more than a year, Hines, the lead developer of CityCenter, has been in discussions with Hilton Worldwide to build a Conrad hotel in the second phase of the project.

The project, which will face New York Avenue east of 10th Street, is planned to have about 370 rooms. Construction is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2015.

Word is the Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Co., the real estate investment arm of the Qatar Investment Authority, Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, which  backed construction of the first phase, is expected to be offered the top ownership stake in the second phase as well.

 

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