Joint venture partners Frasers Property Australia and Sekisui House Australia, today appointed Starwood Hotels & Resorts to operate their new speciality select hotel at Central Park, Sydney.
To be known as Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Central Park, the new hotel will be located within the western tower of the Foster + Partners designed mixed-use development DUO on the corner of Abercrombie Street and Broadway, Chippendale. It will comprise 297 rooms and include a bar and lounge with an outdoor terrace, a restaurant, nearly 550 square metres of function space, a fitness centre and convenient parking facilities.
Frasers Property Project Director Mick Caddey said the joint venture partners were delighted to partner with Starwood to deliver a premium hospitality offering.
“Frasers Property Australia and Sekisui House Australia are excited to be working with Starwood Hotels & Resorts to launch Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Central Park. Starwood’s reputation as a world-class hotel and resort operator is consistent with the high calibre of our current collaborators and well-suited to the iconic nature of Central Park.”
“Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Central Park is a fantastic addition to the vibrant and thriving Central Park community and will speak to those who appreciate the high level of design and craftsmanship that has gone into the planning of this hotel.”
Andrew Taylor, Director, Acquisitions and Development, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Pacific said “we are delighted to partner with Frasers Property Australia and Sekisui House Australia to expand the presence of the Four Points brand in Australia, following the recent openings in Perth and Brisbane and the signing of another property slated to open in Melbourne in 2017.”
“Boasting the largest pipeline in Starwood’s portfolio, the Four Points brand recently reached 200 hotels globally and continues to experience strong growth around the world,” Mr Taylor concluded.
Construction has commenced for DUO’s two towers with an expected completion date of 2018.
The majority of Central Park is being jointly developed by Frasers Property Australia and Sekisui House Australia. Kensington Street and the future Block 11 are excluded from the joint venture.
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