Hotel Development Partners Breaks Ground for Courtyard in North Atlanta, Hotel Equities to Manage

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Hotel Development Partners recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Courtyard by Marriott Alpharetta, Georgia, located across the street from Avalon, a high-end shopping mall in the heart of a booming, mixed-use development north of Atlanta.  Hotel Equities will manage the 115-room Courtyard by Marriott.  Alex Brown Realty, Inc. serves as a joint venture partner with HDP in developing the hotel that is expected to open in late 2018.

“We are pleased to bring a unique, custom-designed Courtyard by Marriott to the Avalon development and this affluent area of North Atlanta,” said Allen O’Brien, CEO of Hotel Development Partners.  “The hotel will enhance lodging offerings in the market and provide a welcome option for both business and leisure travelers.”

Conveniently located across from the expansive open-air Avalon Mall, the Courtyard by Marriott Alpharetta will offer guests convenient access to a wide variety of popular dining options and upscale shopping.
 
“We are working with Marriott to ensure that this hotel will be a state-of-the-art Courtyard property,” said Fred Cerrone, Founder and Chairman of HE and COO of HDP.  “The brand fits the market well and our award-winning guest service and management expertise will ensure the hotel’s success for our ownership group, Hotel Development Partners.”
 
The four-story hotel will feature an innovative lobby space, as well as Courtyard’s latest contemporary room design.  The hotel will include an indoor swimming pool, fitness center and guest laundry and meeting space to accommodate functions of up to 75 people.