NewcrestImage, in partnership with Guerdon Modular Buildings, is set to develop on a 142-room AC Hotel via modular construction in Oklahoma City. Production of the modules will begin in June 2016 at Guerdon’s manufacturing facility based in Boise, Idaho. All rooms and finishes will be exactly to AC Hotel specifications, and once completed, it will be indistinguishable from any other of the brand’s hotels.

The property is located in the Bricktown area of OKC, once an area of abandoned warehouses and now a vibrant urban neighborhood.  Hotel guests will be able to attend homes games of the Oklahoma City Dodgers at the 13,000-seat Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark and have easy access to the Cox Convention Center.

The five-story structure will be comprised of 81 modules that make up the 142 rooms.  Each room averages 336 sq. ft.  The owners will benefit from lower maintenance costs that come with quality modular construction and guests will enjoy better room comfort with lower room-to-room sound transmission that results from modular construction techniques.

In addition to the benefits that come with modular construction, Newcrestimage chose Guerdon and its Modular Technology in order to reduce construction times and open the doors sooner to meet the increased demand for hotel rooms.  The developer estimates that they will cut the construction schedule by four to six months.

Modules are expected to arrive on site at the end of August/early September and for the hotel to be open to the public in 2017.  Hotel amenities will include valet parking, a courtyard with a water feature, a full service kitchen, dining area, a full service bare, media salons, and a fitness room.

 

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5/31/2016 Hotel-Online: NewcrestImage to Develop Dual-Branded AC Hotel and Hyatt Place in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown Historic District

5/18/2016 Construction Dive: Modular milestone: Construction set for OK’s first offsite-built hotel