Groundbreaking for First Residence Inn by Marriott Hotel Ballston, Virginia

Arlington County Board Members J. Walter Tejada, Barbara Favola and Jay Fisette and Marriott International President Arne Sorenson Welcome The Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Ballston at Founders Square.

Marriott Joined by hospitality and community leaders, The Donohoe Companies, Inc. officially break ground on The Residence Inn by Marriott Ballston at Founders Square, a 150,000 square foot complex that will include the 11-story hotel and 1,800 square feet of retail space located on the ground floor. The 183 all-suite tower will be the first extended-stay hotel in the heart of the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia. The hotel is slated to open in the second quarter of 2013 and will be designed for LEED© silver certification.

In the photo from left to right:

Christopher A. Bruch, President, Donohoe Hospitality Services
Robert B. Donohoe, Jr., Vice President, Donohoe Development Company
J. Walter Tejada, Arlington County Board Member
Arne M. Sorenson, President & CEO, Marriott International, Inc.
Barbara Favola, Arlington County Board Member
Jay Fisette, Arlington County Board Member
James A. Donohoe, III, President & CEO, The Donohoe Companies, Inc.
Eric A. Lawrence, Senior Vice President & Regional Head of Commercial Real Estate, Capital One Bank
Michael J. Sleece, Senior Vice President, Capital One Bank

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