Hamburg/Germany – 04 October 2013 – The hotel industry is booming: International property investors are interested in existing hotels in Germany. And more and more new hotels are being built. According to TOPHOTELPROJECTS (www.tophotelprojects.com), the worldwide leading provider of global B2B hotel data, 338 new houses are currently under construction. An outstanding project arises with the new Grand Hotel The Fontenay on a prime location at the Alster lake in Hamburg.
A promising hotel project: The plans of the logistics billionaire Klaus-Michael Kuehne for a new luxury hotel in prime location at the Alster lake in Hamburg are evolving. The hotel patron, who owns his first luxury resort with the Castell Son Claret in Mallorca, wants to invest 100 million euros. On the site of the former Intercontinental Hotels, the Grand Hotel “The Fontenay” shall be opened in 2016. The first plans were already presented. For the interior design hotel designer Matteo Thun has been committed.
Overview about other outstanding hotel projects in Germany:
The discount chain Lidl is planning a hotel on the Reeperbahn in Hamburg. On the site of a former furniture store the retailer is planning to build a branch and a 180-room hotel. The construction start of the 20-Milllionen euro project could be the end of 2014. The opening date would be in mid 2016.
In the next year Citadines apartment house operators will open two new houses in Hamburg and Frankfurt / Main. This doubles the portfolio of the serviced apartment provider in Germany.
In Nuremberg new hotel projects in a twin pack arises, the Holiday Inn Express (124 rooms) and the Hampton by Hilton (80 rooms) near the central station. The Investor is GBI, the operator of both houses of the upper class economy category is Foremost Hospitality. The opening date is in the fall of 2014.
In Friedrichshafen a new Comfort Hotel with 142 rooms is close to opening. The project also includes offices for customs and criminal police and the cost of the municipal housing company was 16.5 million euros. Opening date is on the 1st November 2013.
In a beautiful lakeside location in Münster a spa hotel with 88 rooms and suites is going to be created. Opening date of the first-class hotels with medical spa treatments in Buldern in Coesfeld is scheduled to be mid of 2015. The Investor and operator is the international cosmetics company Orgon from Münster.