Fibra Inn to Develop the 250-Room, LEED Certified Luxury Hotel within the Arboleda mixed use complex
Mexico City, Mexico, March 2, 2016 – JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the distinctive sophisticated luxury brand of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), announces the development plans of the new JW Marriott in Monterrey, set to debut in 2019. The 250-room luxury hotel will be designed and dedicated to showcasing Monterrey’s modern, urban environment and local traditions.
The property will be part of the upscale Arboleda mixed use complex, located in the San Pedro Garza García area of the city, sits on 98 acres of land and features residential and commercial buildings, beautifully landscaped parks and several shopping and dining options. Designed for the luxury-minded traveler, the LEED certified JW Marriott Monterrey will feature 250 luxurious guest rooms and suites, a striking rooftop pool and bar with sweeping views of the city and the Sierra Madre Mountains, a 3,200 square foot state-of-the-art fitness center, a 2,100 square foot Executive Lounge, two restaurants, a lobby bar and more than 18,000 square feet of modern meeting and event space.
“It is an exciting time for Fibra Inn and Marriott in Mexico with three hotels in operation and one hotel under a binding agreement,” said Oscar Calvillo, CEO of Fibra Inn. “We are very proud to bring the JW Marriott brand to the city of Monterrey, which will be a perfect fit for the Arboleda development.”
“Cosmopolitan Monterrey is an economic powerhouse with a good sense of history and culture” said Laurent de Kousemaeker, Chief Development Officer, Caribbean and Latin America at Marriott International. “With the solid reputation and performance of the JW Marriott hotels and resorts in Mexico, I have no doubt this hotel will be a huge hit with domestic and international travelers alike.”
Monterrey, often referred to as the “City of Mountains”, is the third largest city in Mexico and serves at the country’s High Tech capital. The city is a key industrial and business hub – home to an array of Mexican companies, including Femsa, Grupo Alfa, Soriana, Lamosa, Arca Continental, Banregio, Banorte, CEMEX, Vitro, and CM Heineken Mexico. Monterrey is also home to factories and hubs for international companies such as KIA, American British Tobacco, Softtek, Siemens, Accenture, Ternium, Sony, Toshiba, Whirlpool, Samsung, Ericsson, Nokia, Dell, HTC, General Electric, LG, among others.
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Marriott International’s luxury and lifestyle brand portfolio includes The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, EDITION Hotels, BVLGARI Hotels & Resorts, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Autograph Collection, Renaissance Hotels, AC Hotels and Moxy Hotels – totaling 550 properties worldwide. By the end of 2016, we expect that the portfolio will grow to 650 hotels with new locations in Geneva, Switzerland; Paris, France; Los Cabos, Mexico; and Sanya, China. Marriott’s Luxury and Lifestyle portfolio also accounts for approximately 25 percent of Marriott’s system-wide development pipeline. Future plans call for more than 250 additional luxury and lifestyle hotel projects over the next several years.