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Our New Headquarters Hotel is Coming Soon!

The new Marriott branded hotel, expected to open in 2020, will rise 23 stories tall, include 304 guest rooms, and will be connected to the Greater Tacoma Convention Center.

Learn more about the Hotel →

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  • Ground breaking ceremony: August 8, 2017
  • Demolition start: Late Summer 2017
  • Crane Arrival and Assembly: Late Fall 2017
  • Six Floor Podium Core and Shell Construction: Late Fall 2017-Late Summer 2018
  • Tower Core, Decks, Structural Steel, and Roof: Late Summer 2018-Spring 2019
  • Interior Work Begins: Late 2018/Early 2019
  • Projected Completion: 2020

Construction Information

  • Developer: Yareton Investment & Management 
  • General Contractor: Absher Construction Company
  • Structural Engineer: PCS Structural Solutions
  • Cost: $85 million dollar hotel with no City of Tacoma subsidy involved
  • Normal construction hours will be Monday through Friday, 7AM to 5PM
  • High noise activities will be coordinated with the Convention Center as well as the surrounding neighbors
  • Construction vehicle traffic will be managed to reduce impact.

 Economic Impact

  • Hotel will employ 160 full time hospitality and sales jobs 
  • Over 1,000 jobs will be generated during the estimated 3 year construction period with as many as 200 workers on the site at one time
  • Absher Construction will promote local hiring through City of Tacoma’s Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program and Local Employment Apprenticeship Program (LEAP). Total apprenticeship utilization is expected to exceed 15%.
  • Estimated annual property taxes $280,200 to the City with a total of $1.43 million to all taxing jurisdictions 
  • Additional revenue to B&O, sales, utility, and hotel-motel taxes that will be reinvested into Tacoma and Pierce County

Did You Know?

  • The free standing tower crane used in the Hotel construction is the highest in Tacoma history at 314 feet tall
  • Crane max loads: At closest proximity – 26,460 lbs.; At furthest proximity – 7,720 lbs.
  • At 23 stories tall, the Marriott Seattle Tacoma will be the second tallest building in Tacoma
  • Project will utilize 5,550,000 lbs. of Rebar, 101,000,000 lbs. of Concrete, 430, 000 Linear Feet of post tension Cables

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