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In addition to creating jobs, the 14-story Marriott hotel will allow Washington DC to realize fully its convention center investment by providing dedicated rooms to conventioneers and a second ballroom to allow for two conventions at once. The city has been planning to build a dedicated convention center hotel since before the Washington Convention Center opened in 2003. A development team led by Quadrangle Development Corporation has received a 99-year lease to build the hotel on city-owned land.
901 Massachusetts Avenue NW
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Phone: (202) 962-4482
Washington Marriott Marquis Jobs Training ProgramA jobs training program, led by the Goodwill of Greater Washington, will feature free comprehensive career and personal skills curriculum. The program will begin in December 2013 and end in late March 2014. Upon program completion, the Marriott Marquis will have a variety of hospitality job openings, ranging from front desk, cashiers, hosts and cooks to housekeeping, stewards, servers, security and more. For more information on the Jobs Training Program and enrollment requirements, visit www.hospitality.dcgoodwill.org.
Construction DetailsThe Washington DC Marriott Marquis was designed to earn LEED Silver (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification, registered by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The hotel will be one of the largest hotels in the country to earn Silver certification, verifying that a the building was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance in energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.
About the Quadrangle Development CorporationWith a portfolio of more than 80 properties, Quadrangle is a leading vertically-integrated commercial real estate firm in Washington metropolitan region. The firm employs a highly analytical, market-focused approach to develop, acquire, and operate best-in-class commercial and residential properties in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. For more information, visit www.quadrangledevcorp.com.
About Marriott International, Inc.Marriott International, Inc. is a leading lodging company with more than 3,800 properties in 74 countries and territories. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland and has more than 325,000 employees worldwide. Marriott leads the industry with innovations that elevates style, design and technology.
For more information on Marriott and its properties around the region, see Marriott Hotels - An Overview of Brands and Locations