Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been selected to manage a 150-key hotel in Houston, Texas. Set to open in 2023, it marks Rosewood’s second property in the southern state.
Situated within a mixed-use, high-rise development owned by McNair Interests – the investment firm of Bob McNair, owner of NFL team Houston Texans – the Rosewood hotel portion will feature a full service restaurant, outdoor pool bar, fitness centre and an extensive programme of meeting, event and conference spaces.
“Texas is the birthplace of the Rosewood legacy, which launched with the Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas in 1979, so we are thrilled to expand our presence in one of Texas’ most vibrant cities,” explains Sonia Cheng, CEO of Rosewood Hotel Group. “Offering innumerable cultural attractions, a sophisticated culinary scene, and unparalleled shopping, Houston is a natural destination for Rosewood’s affluential explorers.”
Located in the city’s uptown district, the hotel will be in close proximity to several Houston landmarks including The Galleria – Texas’ largest luxury shopping destination – whilst The wider development, designed by architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, will include 80 branded residences, a curated retail series and office space.
“This is a defining development for McNair Interests and the city of Houston,” adds Cary McNair, Chairman and CEO of McNair Interests. “Our vision redefines the southernmost entrance of Post Oak Boulevard and the Uptown District, fusing a distinctive, sophisticated design with Houston’s future. We are excited for what this project will bring to our city and to visitors around the world.”