Developer Breaks Ground on Hyatt Place

Amid the rapidly changing landscape and a recovering Arizona economy, Pacific Hospitality Group and Mortenson recently broke ground on a 238-room, 8-story Hyatt Place hotel in downtown Phoenix. Pacific Hospitality Group, in partnership with Mortenson, is developing the project. Mortenson is providing development services and is the design-builder with Allen+Philp Partners, the designer. Pacific Hospitality Group will own and manage the hotel.  

“The construction of the Hyatt Place Hotel across the street from Phoenix City Hall is a testament to confidence in the resiliency of the Phoenix economy. This exciting development is needed to add rooms to the city’s hospitality inventory, and it’s a statement that Phoenix is a strong market,” said Christine Mackay, director, Phoenix Community and Economic Development. “It’s the rare economic developer who can look out her window and see rapidly-occurring changes in a downtown landscape. From my vantage point, I am able to see eight cranes working to add high-rise buildings to Downtown Phoenix. There are a half-dozen more I can’t see, but know are keeping construction workers busily employed.”

Opening in September 2021, the Hyatt Place Phoenix Downtown will bring the brand’s intuitive design, casual atmosphere, and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings, to the Phoenix area. The hotel’s design will emulate the art deco design of the surrounding architecture, located adjacent to the Orpheum Theater. In the heart of downtown Phoenix, the hotel is just three blocks away from the Phoenix Convention Center and nearby to an array of downtown Phoenix attractions like Chase Field, Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix Art Museum, shopping and restaurants. Getting here is a breeze just located a few miles away from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.