CBL Properties (NYSE:CBL) and Vision Hospitality Group, Inc. announced that construction has commenced on the 135-room Aloft by Marriott in Chattanooga, as part of the Sears redevelopment project at Hamilton Place. The new hotel marks the brand’s entrance into the Chattanooga market.
“We are thrilled to begin the second phase of Hamilton Place’s redevelopment project with the start of construction on Aloft by Marriott by our partners at Vision Hospitality Group,” said Stephen Lebovitz, chief executive officer, CBL Properties. “It’s remarkable to watch the transformation that is occurring at Hamilton Place since work began on the project earlier this year. As Aloft by Marriott prepares to join other unique uses and brands, our vision of creating a mixed-use, suburban town center for the Chattanooga market is being brought to life.”
“For some time now we have been working to find an opportunity to partner with our friends at CBL, and we are very excited to be moving forward with the development of the Aloft by Marriott at Hamilton Place,” said Mitch Patel, President & CEO, Vision Hospitality Group. “Aloft by Marriott fosters innovative experiences that align with the mission of the Hamilton Place redevelopment, further demonstrating the area’s vibrant renewal. We are so pleased to continue our relationship with both CBL Properties and Marriott to introduce this brand to Vision’s hometown of Chattanooga.”
Aloft Chattanooga Hamilton Place will be located between The Cheesecake Factory and the future Dave & Buster’s. Additional announcements will be made as plans are finalized.