by Michael J. Shapiro | July 25, 2019
Marriott International is strengthening its Las Vegas portfolio with a variety of projects in the works. Most recently, the company celebrated the groundbreaking of the first Delta Hotel in town, a 284-room property that will be part of a mixed-use development west of the Strip.
The 24-story hotel, which will be managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts, promises about 10,000 square feet of meeting space, 1,600 square feet of retail shops, a rooftop bar, a fitness center, covered parking, a lobby restaurant and a bar. It is expected to open at the end of 2021.

Work continues as well on the massive Drew Las Vegas, a 67-story project on the site of the former Fontainebleau development on the North Strip. Now slated to debut in 2022, Drew promises 3,719 rooms divided among three brands, two of which are under the umbrella of Marriott International: JW Marriott and Edition. A new brand, The Reserve by Drew, will accompany the Marriott-run hotels in the resort.

While details haven't been confirmed concerning the room-count for each brand, the Drew is slated to offer groups more than 550,000 square feet of meeting and event space overall, outfitted with a modern, clean aesthetic and high-tech infrastructure. Among the venues will be a three-level theater, one of the city's largest column-free ballrooms, a hospitality garden, boardrooms and a wide variety of breakout rooms.