Thursday, May 2, 2013
Construction on the hotel, located next to the existing Drury Plaza Hotel, is on track for an opening later this year.
The eight-story, 145-room Hyatt Place hotel on E. Chesterfield Parkway is starting to closely resemble what it will look like when completed. The construction site hummed with activity Wednesday where the concrete shell of the building, visible from Highway 64, appears to be nearly completed. Chesterfield's Chief Planner Aimee Nassif said Drury Hotels is planning for an opening sometime in December 2013. Its an effort several years in the making, with the original site plan approved by the planning commission in November 2011 and construction started in September 2012. The appearance of another hotel right next to an existing once may initially raise some eyebrows, but the explaination is that the new Hyatt Place and the Drury Plaza are…
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
A Hyatt Place hotel is being constructed next to Chesterfield's Drury Plaza hotel.
If you've been wondering what's being constructed next to the Drury Plaza hotel in Chesterfield, you might be surprised to learn it's going to be ... another hotel. As previously reported by Chesterfield Patch, St. Louis-based Drury Hotels received the green light to start construction of an eight-story, 145-room Hyatt Place on the site last fall. The two businesses will share parking lots and a restaurant. According to the St. Louis Business Journal, a second hotel was part of Drury's original plan for the spot and it will operate the Hyatt as a franchise. Work began on the Hyatt earlier this month and the first elements of the buildings foundational structure are now visible.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
It's the dog days of summer, but winter preparation was in order at the council's Monday meeting.
It's hotter than…well, you know what outside, but winter storms were on Chesterfield City Council's mind Monday night. The council approved two bids related to deicing salt—about 40,000 tons of it. It's not all for Chesterfield though. For several years, the city's Department of Public Works has coordinated the purchase and distribution of deicing salt for about 40 cities in the St. Louis area through the St. Louis Metro Branch American Public Works Association Salt Cooperative. This year, the Parkway and Rockwood school districts are also participating in the cooperative. The cooperative maximizes the entities' buying power. City Administrator Mike Herring called it the "best example of a successful co-op purchasing agreement that I can …