Hyatt Hotels Announces Plans for 302-Room Hotel in Bloomington
- Jun 29, 2014
Hyatt Hotels Corp. announced that an affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with an affiliate of McGough Development for a Hyatt Regency hotel in Bloomington, Minn.
The 302-room Hyatt Regency Bloomington Central Station hotel will be the centerpiece of the Bloomington Central Station. The transit-oriented, mixed-use urban village will also feature residential, retail and Class A office components. The development will be connected by light rail to the Metrodome, the Mall of America, the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus, and downtown Minneapolis’ business and entertainment districts.
“The city of Bloomington is world famous for being the home of Mall of America, which attracts visitors from around the globe, and we are thrilled that Bloomington Central Station will feature another world-renowned brand, Hyatt Regency,” said Greg Munson, executive vice president of McGough Development. “We believe that leveraging the strength and innovation of the Hyatt Regency brand as part of the mixed-use complex will attract business and leisure travelers from across the region.”
The hotel will feature 17,000 square feet of meeting space, including an 8,250-square-foot ballroom. It will also include a restaurant, a bar and lounge, an indoor pool, a market and coffee shop, a fitness center and a business center.
“We are delighted to enhance Hyatt’s brand presence in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metroplex with the first Hyatt Regency in the city of Bloomington, Minn.,” said David Tarr, senior vice president of real estate and development in the Americas for Hyatt. “We are very excited to further build on Hyatt’s excellent portfolio of hotels in the Twin Cities.”
The Hyatt Regence Bloomington Central Station hotel is scheduled to open in early 2016 and will be managed by Aimbridge Hospitality.
Rendering courtesy of www.mcgough.com