Donohoe Construction Company has officially commenced the vertical construction on the 300,000 square foot hospitality project at the mixed-use waterfront community in Southwest, D.C. Developed by Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, The Wharf-Parcel 5 project will feature a dual-branded hotel by Hilton Worldwide and Hyatt Hotels Corporation.
Canopy by Hilton, a 120,000-square-foot luxury hotel, will have 175 keys, and Hyatt House, a 145,000-square-foot extended-stay hotel, will have 238 keys. The combined hotels, designed by SmithGroupJJR, will be connected through ground-level common areas and share amenities including, a cafe/bar, a fitness center, meeting room space, a courtyard with outdoor terraces, an outdoor pool and a rooftop bar with expansive views of the Potomac. The hotel site includes more than 30,000 square feet of street-level retail and restaurant space atop two levels of below grade parking.
The hotels are currently scheduled to open as part of The Wharf’s first phase in Fall 2017 and will be managed and operated by Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company.