Colony Credit Real Estate Selects Interstate Hotels & Resorts to Continue Management of the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott

USA, Arlington, Virginia. December 05, 2018

Interstate Hotels & Resorts, a leading powerhouse in third-party hotel and resort management, has been selected to continue successful management of the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, recently acquired by investment subsidiaries of Colony Credit Real Estate, Inc.

“As the largest global operator of franchised Marriott hotels, our sound strategy continues to retain management contracts for assets and ownership groups that are strategic to our portfolio and the evolution of our company,” said Interstate Hotels & Resorts' President and CEO, Mike Deitemeyer. “In addition to continuing management of the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott, we'll be leading the charge on repositioning the property over the next year as it undergoes a planned rooms renovation.”

Pittsburgh Airport Marriott boasts a central location with easy access to popular destinations, such as The Mall at Robinson, PNC Park, the Andy Warhol Museum, Heinz Field and Rivers Casino all located in the greater downtown area. The hotel features 318 rooms, including 17 suites complete with pillowtop beds and stylish decor in addition to free Wi-Fi and parking, an on-site restaurant and bar with farm-to-table fresh American cuisine, a fitness center and indoor pool, and 16 venue options with over 12,000 sq.ft. of meeting and event space.

“We look forward to continued success with Interstate Hotels & Resorts and it's top-notch team, and are confident they will maintain Pittsburgh Airport Marriott's standing as a premier hotel in the region,” said Eric Schleif, Senior Vice President at Colony Capital, Inc.

A global leader in third-party hotel management, Interstate Hotels & Resorts' depth of experience across all lodging segments and asset classes drives results in each of its managed hotels worldwide.

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