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The grand event center
April 9, 2015
Nationwide Realty Investors announces Courtyard By Marriott coming to Grandview Yard
Hotel To Open In Summer 2016

GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio, April 9, 2015––Columbus-based Nationwide Realty Investors announced today that Courtyard by Marriott will be the flag for the new hotel at Grandview Yard. NRI President and COO Brian J. Ellis made the announcement.

Located at 780 Yard Street, at the corner of Goodale Boulevard and Yard Street, the 4-story, 135-room Courtyard will feature the brand’s latest guest room design and amenities, an outdoor seating area and fire pit, an indoor pool, fitness center, and meeting rooms. The hotel will also include Courtyard’s Bistro concept with grab n’ go snacks, breakfast, light sit down meals, and a variety of beer, wine and cocktail selections.

“We are pleased to announce Courtyard by Marriott at Grandview Yard,” said Ellis. “The new hotel will compliment our existing Hyatt Place, and with its’ strong appeal to business travelers, Courtyard will integrate well into our centrally located development.”

“We are excited to partner with Nationwide Realty Investors to develop a new Courtyard hotel at Grandview Yard,” said Callette Nielsen, vice president and global brand manager, Courtyard by Marriott. “This dynamic location paired with the exceptional Courtyard experience will serve both business and leisure travelers well.”

Nationwide Realty Investors will begin construction on the hotel in May in conjunction with the recently announced conference and event facility, The Grand Event Center. The company expects to complete both projects in Summer 2016. The Grandview Yard Courtyard by Marriott will be operated by Columbus Hospitality Management.