• DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge Reopens After $18.5M Renovation

     
    POSTED June 30, 2020
     
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge Reopens After $18.5M Renovation

     
    POSTED June 30, 2020
     
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge Reopens After $18.5M Renovation

     
    POSTED June 30, 2020
     
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge Reopens After $18.5M Renovation

     
    POSTED June 30, 2020
     

After several months of renovations, the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia-Valley Forge is now open as the Alloy – King of Prussia, a DoubleTree by Hilton. The rebrand includes 25,000 square feet of updated meeting space, a new restaurant and a state-of-the-art fitness center, as well as new artworks and designs throughout the hotel. The renovation is part of a partnership between Whitman Peterson, an institutional real estate private equity company, and Concord Hospitality.  

“We and Concord are so excited about the transformation of this property from a traditional DoubleTree Hotel to this reinvigorated, beautiful soft-branded DoubleTree now known as ‘the Alloy’,” says Paul Novak, managing director at Whitman Peterson.  

The 25,000 square feet of meeting and event space includes five new event rooms and outdoor spaces. Venue space sizes range from 430 square feet to 7,020 square feet, accommodating many types of gatherings. The new restaurant on the property, Hammer & Fire, features locally-sourced ingredients, a hyper-local beer program and a chef-inspired menu.  

The newly rebranded lifestyle hotel will also have a mothers’ nursing room, an outdoor dining patio and more. All 327 guest rooms will be thoroughly cleaned with Hilton’s CleanStay program, so guests can be confident during their stay away from home.  

This fall, chef Jorge Guzman will open a new restaurant, Petite León, in the former Blackbird Cafe space in South Minneapolis. The restaurant will serve dishes with Mexican, Spanish, French, and American influences, that aim to be approachable, creative and delicious.  

 

After almost 20 years of vacancy, the Cook County Hospital in Chicago will be put to use once again. A $150 million adaptive reuse project restored the historic, 106-year-old hospital, which has become a combined Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel, as well as medical offices, a museum, a food hall and more. While the opening is multi-phased, the hotels are scheduled to open in late July.  

 

Doctors, nurses, grocery store employees and more were essential to sustaining the continued stay-at-home orders that helped fight the spread of COVID-19. Such workers put their health at risk for the benefit of society, and Nakoma Resort and the Lost Sierra Chamber of Commerce want to recognize them for their efforts through the “Send Your Heroes” campaign.