(WASHINGTON, D.C.) —The venture between international real estate firm Hines and global investor Qatari Diar today announced that it has been recognized by Hilton Worldwide with a 2018 Hilton Legacy Award for New Build of the Year for the Conrad Washington, DC—a 360-room luxury hotel located in downtown Washington, D.C.
The hotel represents the second phase of CityCenterDC, the venture’s mixed-use project that also includes office, apartments, for-sale residential and retail uses. The Conrad Washington, DC brings a new sense of modern luxury and design to the nation’s capital with its technologically innovative and personalized experiences for guests.
Hines Managing Director Howard Riker commented, “Hines and Qatari Diar are honored to receive this recognition on behalf of all of the team members that contributed to the successful opening of the Conrad Washington, DC. We value the strong relationship that has been established with Hilton and look forward to continued success for years to come.”
The Legacy Awards program recognizes the passion, creativity and innovative spirit of Hilton’s partners who are committed to quality projects that meet or exceed brand standards and have a positive impact on communities around the world. The leadership of Hilton’s development and brand teams select the winners based on strict criteria including, but not limited to, hotel quality and commitment to guest experience. Announcement of the awards were timed to coincide with the Hilton Americas Owner Conference, where Hilton recognized nearly 60 high performing owners and developers.
To see the full list of Hilton’s 2018 Legacy Award winners click here.
For more information about the Conrad Washington, DC please visit www.conradwashingtondc.com
Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 219 cities in 23 countries. Hines has approximately $124.3 billion of assets under management, including $63.8 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $60.5 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 148 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,362 properties, totaling over 449 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 514 properties, representing over 222 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information.
About Qatari Diar
QATARI DIAR is a global leader in sustainable real estate, building landmark projects of unrivalled scope and vision. We create vibrant communities dedicated to capturing the hearts and imaginations of the people we serve. These developments are conceived from our commitment to preserving and reflecting local characters and traditions and our visions have created places with a sense of identity and purpose where people aspire to live, work and visit.
Qatari Diar is currently involved in over 60 signature projects in more than 24 countries around the world, with a combined value of over $35 billion. We have created some outstanding, world-class real estate developments in landmark locations across Europe and the Americas. These include several projects in prime locations in London, Paris, Panama, New York and Washington, D.C. Qatari Diar seeks to harness the world's greatest architectural and design talent in order to create sustainable communities that will stand the test of time. www.qataridiar.com
About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Spanning more than five continents with nearly 35 properties, Conrad Hotels & Resorts has created a seamless connection between contemporary design, leading innovation and curated art to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit of the globally connected traveler. Guests can manage their stay through the Conrad Concierge service in the Hilton Honors mobile app, getting access to pre-check-in and room selection, to ordering in-room dining and mobile checkout all from their own mobile device. Conrad is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/conradhotels, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising more than 5,600 properties with nearly 913,000 rooms, in 113 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 85 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.