Gansevoort for London
Michael Achenbaum, founder of the Gansevoort hotel group, is to open a hotel in London’s upcoming Shoreditch district. A 120 room hotel with rooftop pool is planned for 2015 opening, near the capital’s Tech City.
Meininger Hotels has signed a lease to open a 165 room hotel in central Amsterdam. The hotel will form part of a mixed use project being built over the city’s Amstel station.
Scotland Yard hotel
Developer Galliard Group is to create a 235 room five star hotel in a former police HQ in central London. The GBP50m project will keep the facades of the historic Scotland Yard building, reports Property Week.
Resort developer Las Vegas Sands has pulled out of a long planned Eurovegas project in central Spain. A demand from Sands chief Sheldon Adelson to indemnify his company against tax changes was considered a deal breaker, reports Bloomberg.
Marriott has signed to open its first hotel in Bolivia. The 174 Marriott branded hotel will open in Santa Cruz de la Sierra in 2016.