The ENR Midwest judges evaluated 106 entries to select 14 ‘Best Project’ winners across many construction categories. The winners will be featured in-depth in the November 26 edition of ENR Midwest and will be honored at ENR’s annual awards breakfast, planned for this month.
The hotel also won Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ 2017 New Build of the Year Owner Development Award in June of this year at the NYU Hospitality Industry Investment Conference. The Hilton Des Moines had a stellar project team including design-builder, The Weitz Company, Project Management Consultants, LLC as project manager, with architecture by RDG Planning and Design and interior design by DLR Group. Bray Whaler was honored to provide FF&E and OS&E procurement services.
The new 330-room hotel is directly connected to the Iowa Events Center at 435 Park Street in downtown Des Moines, and features multiple dining options with the Park Street Kitchen, Bar, Coffee Bar and 24-hour Grab and Go. 10,000 square feet of meeting space support the event center with pre-function space that opens to an outdoor terrace. An executive lounge offers all day refreshments and evening cocktails for those staying in one of the spacious suites or on the executive floor. A large indoor pool, fitness facility and well-appointed business center complete the amenities package. Please check out this award-winning new property.