West77 Partners and The Hotel Group to Break Ground on New Homewood Suites by Hilton in Downtown Bellevue

USA, Seattle, Washington. February 05, 2020

West77 Partners and The Hotel Group (THG) announced today the new Homewood Suites by Hilton Downtown Bellevue, located in Bellevue, Washington, is scheduled to break ground during the winter of 2020/21. West77 Partners, the project developer, has selected The Hotel Group to manage the 224-room Homewood Suites by Hilton when it opens in 2022. The property will be located adjacent to West77 Partners' 254-room Hilton Garden Inn and will represent one of the final phases of development on the Washington Square Superblock.

"We are excited to bring another top-notch Hilton hotel to downtown Bellevue," said Michael Nielson, Managing Principal and CEO, of West77 Partners. "Bellevue is such a dynamic city, and we count ourselves very fortunate to develop another first-class hotel within it. We are confident our Homewood Suites by Hilton will provide an inviting, well-located offering for visitors to downtown Bellevue."

The Scandinavian modern architecture and design will combine natural elements with a warm, engaging atmosphere that is befitting of downtown Bellevue. It will feature upscale, all-suite accommodations with separate living and sleeping areas, fully-equipped kitchens with full-size refrigerators, and additional amenities such as an indoor pool, fitness center, outdoor patio, meeting space, gaming/entertainment room and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout. Johnson Braund has been chosen as the architect for the property and Absher Construction for pre-construction services.

"We are elated to be partnering with our local client, West77 Partners, on our second hotel in downtown Bellevue," stated Douglas Dreher, CEO and President, of The Hotel Group. "We enjoy working with the Hilton leadership team, which has some exciting new designs and programming plans for the Homewood Suites brand, focusing on the urban traveler with unique offerings. The Homewood Suites Bellevue will be our 7th Hilton branded property in the Puget Sound and is a perfect addition to our portfolio. We are proud to be working on this project and look forward to delivering maximum investment value for West77 Partners and true hospitality greatness for our guests."

This property will be located in the heart of downtown Bellevue, less than 10 miles from Seattle's city center. Fortune 500 businesses, including Microsoft, Clearwire, Symetra, T-Mobile, and Amazon, are all within walking distance of the hotel site. Guests will enjoy easy access to Bellevue Square, the Bravern Shopping Mall, for high-end shopping and dining, as well as proximity to popular attractions such as Bellevue Botanical Gardens and Meydenbauer Bay Park.

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