Marriott to add 52-storey tower to Surrey skyline10 / 14 / 2013
Surrey City Centre is about to get a lot swankier with the addition of a 52-storey world-class Marriott (NYE:MAR) hotel that will be part of Marriott’s “autograph collection.”
Century Group’s Civic Hotel will be the city’s first mixed-use hotel/residential project, it will also be the tallest building on the Surrey side of the Fraser River.
“I wanted 56 [storeys],” Surrey mayor Dianne Watts joked during a press conference at the Surrey SFU campus last week when the project was unveiled.
“It really is a great day today for us to welcome such a premier hotel in the Surrey City Centre,” she said. “We have a high demand for conference space, for sure.”
We really want to make sure our downtown core is very, very vibrant,” she added.
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