Viewing Case Studies tagged with: Due Diligence Management

CASE STUDY Novotel Times Square

Novotel Times Square Remained Open During Renovation, Re-Emerges as Competitive Property for International Business Travel

After evaluating Accor’s North American flagship for its Novotel brand, The John Hardy Group managed the renovation for the hotel, and retained revenue with the project management of a fast-track construction process. The new design by Stonehill & Taylor references Times Square’s pop-culture significance as the host of New Year’s Eve activities—incorporating architecture, video, and light effects to create an immersive experience for the visitor. Rocky Marzzarella led The John Hardy Group team in executing an ambitious renovation plan while… More

CASE STUDY Marriott Marquis D.C.

Development Oversight for Marriott Marquis D.C. Wraps Complex, Top-Down Construction

Designed adjacent to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, a new-build, 1,175-room, 49 suite hotel opened in May 2014; The Marriott Marquis D.C., was developed by Quadrangle Development Corporation and Capstone Development, LLC. The John Hardy Group was engaged to monitor the top-down construction process. Modern in look and feel, the grand building serves the practical needs of the convention center guests as well as transient visitors. The hotel features a vast atrium with a complete skylight roofing system (seen… More


18 Months, 79 Renovations: JHG Program Managed Staybridge and Candlewood Suites Upgrades

A year and a half after implementing a strategy to renovate 79 hotels owned by Hospitality Properties Trust (HPT) and managed by IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), The John Hardy Group completed its final round of hospitality development on the Candlewood Suites and Staybridge Suites brands in 2012. The program kicked off with a six-month evaluation phase to determine scope, budget and schedule, led by The John Hardy Group. What followed was a $165 million dollar renovation program that rolled out… More

CASE STUDY Revere Boston

A Historic Theatre and Former Hotel Combine for Destination Hotel in Boston

A dramatic transformation of Boston’s Radisson and Stuart Street Playhouse made way for a new hotel, owned by Northwood Hospitality. Located on Stuart Street, The Revere is a boutique hotel with 356 rooms, a nightlife destination (Emerald), 225-seat screening room (Theatre 1), and multipurpose event spaces (Space 57). The John Hardy Group led the renovation of this property, overseeing project management through its completion in 2012. Designed by BBGM (now HOK), the hotel has a significant art program and an… More


First Independent Boutique Hotel Hits Calabasas, CA

From chain hotel to a one-of-a-kind property, The Anza (formerly operated as a Country Inn & Suites) was purchased by Channel West Group and Arris Investments LLC in July 2012. Just one year later, The John Hardy Group reopened the property, leading development services on the project together with Atlanta-based CMMI, the architect and interior design firm of record. Designed to be casual and sophisticated without being overly trendy, The Anza’s fresh design aesthetic blends the style of Los Angeles… More

CASE STUDY New York Palace

The Legendary New York Palace Restored to Glamour with Strategic Leadership from The John Hardy Group

The New York Palace, a luxury midtown hotel, revealed its new look on September 17, 2013. This property has completed the second phase of its $140 million renovation, with the addition of six culinary destinations and a redesign of its hotel lobby and towers lobby. The John Hardy Group’s New York team, led by Rob Willis, was responsible for overseeing the project management of all the public areas, infrastructure, building façade and F&B spaces. The group directly managed eight different… More