by Michael C. Lowe | May 01, 2014
Opening today is the $520 million Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., with 1,175 guest rooms, more than 105,000 square feet of function space, five dining outlets and an 8,000-square-foot fitness center. The new headquarters hotel is connected to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center via an underground concourse. Aiming for sustainability, the property was designed to be LEED Silver-certified.