HUNTSVILLE, AL (August 31, 2017) – Batson-Cook Construction has been awarded the contract to build the new Marriott AC Hotel at downtown Huntsville’s premier City Centre development. Construction of the hotel is set for completion in August, 2018.
The 6-story, select-service hotel will have 120 rooms and encompass a total of 86,648 square feet. The ground floor will feature the lobby and 5000 square feet of shell space for a restaurant to lease. The second floor – a designated meeting level – will include meeting rooms, an outdoor function terrace and a fitness center. Guest rooms will be situated on the third through sixth levels.
Owner of the property is City Centre I, LLC. Architect is HC Architecture of Atlanta.
The building will have an exterior of brick, glass, stucco and metal panels. The first two levels of the structure will be cast-in-place, post-tensioned concrete flat slabs; the top four guest room levels will be a cold-formed steel, load-bearing wall system. A combination of VRF and split DX mechanical systems will be installed.