OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Issues concerning Downtown as described by the Downtown Council. River to 31st Street, I-35 to Bruce R. Watkins.
earthling
Bryant Building
Bryant Building
Posts: 3897
Joined: Sun Sep 11, 2011 2:27 pm

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby earthling » Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:15 am

DaveKCMO wrote:can a new construction hyatt be "boutique"?


In general not considered so but loosely speaking W Hotel and others are often considered boutique brand even with new buildings.

User avatar
mister816
Western Auto Lofts
Western Auto Lofts
Posts: 622
Joined: Fri Apr 08, 2005 8:18 am
Location: Downtown

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby mister816 » Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:06 am

DaveKCMO wrote:can a new construction hyatt be "boutique"? pretty sure that's what epoch said they wanted. seems like they'd want to be in the CBD, too... why not the spot at 14th & baltimore owned by DST that didn't make the cut for the convention hotel?


or 14th and wyandotte, that would remove that terrible surface lot and bring more life onto that corner.

JBmidtown
Western Auto Lofts
Western Auto Lofts
Posts: 621
Joined: Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:31 am

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby JBmidtown » Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:43 am

Or maybe anywhere in the north loop?

User avatar
Highlander
Mark Twain Tower
Mark Twain Tower
Posts: 8826
Joined: Mon Jun 28, 2004 1:40 pm
Location: Houston

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby Highlander » Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:06 pm

I was kind of disappointed when I heard that Hyatt was bowing out but Loew's looks to be a great chain. And for once, we would be getting an up and coming brand early in its life instead of years after they become a household name.

https://www.loewshotels.com/

joshmv
Strip mall
Strip mall
Posts: 194
Joined: Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:55 pm
Location: Overland Park

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby joshmv » Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:29 pm

http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics ... 23999.html

Petitioners questioning the hotel wanted an election in November. But the council, on its own, repealed a hotel zoning and development agreement ordinance that it had approved in April, negating the need for an election.

The council voted 10-2 to repeal the April 20 ordinance. Council members Heather Hall and Teresa Loar were the lone dissenters.

The council had already replaced that April ordinance with a substitute zoning and development agreement measure on June 8 that allowed the hotel plan to move forward. That June measure could not be subjected to a referendum because it took effect immediately, so Thursday’s “repeal and replace” maneuver circumvented the petitioners’ intent.

Sani
Parking Garage
Parking Garage
Posts: 26
Joined: Thu Oct 19, 2006 5:22 pm
Location: The Kansas side (sorry)

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby Sani » Fri Jun 30, 2017 1:48 pm

https://www.loewshotels.com/live-by-loews-kansas-city
Live! By Loews - Kansas City, KS

Nope, try again.

User avatar
KCPowercat
Power & Light
Power & Light
Posts: 27638
Joined: Mon Oct 07, 2002 12:49 pm
Location: Quality Hill
Contact:

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby KCPowercat » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:25 pm

Oh no. Not the "Live!" Thing.

User avatar
KCPowercat
Power & Light
Power & Light
Posts: 27638
Joined: Mon Oct 07, 2002 12:49 pm
Location: Quality Hill
Contact:

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby KCPowercat » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:28 pm

This just downgraded the Loews thing like 20%

User avatar
GRID
City Center Square
City Center Square
Posts: 14056
Joined: Mon Sep 15, 2003 12:20 pm
Contact:

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby GRID » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:42 pm

I thought Live! was a Cordish thing. Seems cheesy to me. And the developers of a 300 million dollar hotel don't realize what state they are building it in or that downtown KC is on the Missouri side? I will never understand that. KCK will be pleased they are getting a Lowes, but those foot bridges to the convention center will be super long.
Last edited by GRID on Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:44 pm, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
KCPowercat
Power & Light
Power & Light
Posts: 27638
Joined: Mon Oct 07, 2002 12:49 pm
Location: Quality Hill
Contact:

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby KCPowercat » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:44 pm

Cordish is obviously involved by this news....they also did a Loews live in Dallas ....

User avatar
GRID
City Center Square
City Center Square
Posts: 14056
Joined: Mon Sep 15, 2003 12:20 pm
Contact:

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby GRID » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:46 pm

KCPowercat wrote:Cordish is obviously involved by this news....they also did a Loews live in Dallas ....


This "could" be bad news for Four Light (hotel portion) or it could be good news if Cordish wants to own the entire south side of the skyline.

User avatar
grovester
Hotel President
Hotel President
Posts: 3463
Joined: Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:30 pm
Location: KC Metro

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby grovester » Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:23 pm

They fixed the state. Loews is lurking.

User avatar
KCPowercat
Power & Light
Power & Light
Posts: 27638
Joined: Mon Oct 07, 2002 12:49 pm
Location: Quality Hill
Contact:

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby KCPowercat » Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:24 pm

If so....

TAKE THE DUMB LIVE! THING OFF YOUR HOTEL

WoodDraw
Colonnade
Colonnade
Posts: 902
Joined: Tue Jan 27, 2004 8:53 pm

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby WoodDraw » Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:08 pm

KCPowercat wrote:Cordish is obviously involved by this news....they also did a Loews live in Dallas ....


Does it mean or bring anything or is it just cobranding?

JBmidtown
Western Auto Lofts
Western Auto Lofts
Posts: 621
Joined: Thu Jan 29, 2015 11:31 am

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby JBmidtown » Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:57 pm

grovester wrote:They fixed the state. Loews is lurking.


How long until StrangerThings starts posting in here? Taking bets now.

pash
Bryant Building
Bryant Building
Posts: 3801
Joined: Sun Feb 20, 2011 2:47 am

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby pash » Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:26 pm

.
Last edited by pash on Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:03 am, edited 1 time in total.

User avatar
FangKC
City Center Square
City Center Square
Posts: 12162
Joined: Sat Jul 26, 2003 10:02 pm
Location: Old Northeast -- Indian Mound

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby FangKC » Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:59 pm

If they want to really take advantage of the economies of scale, they should piggy-back on the glass purchases for those ghost cities that China keeps building. :D

User avatar
Highlander
Mark Twain Tower
Mark Twain Tower
Posts: 8826
Joined: Mon Jun 28, 2004 1:40 pm
Location: Houston

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby Highlander » Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:58 pm

pash wrote:If we're making wagers, what are the odds they're using the same shitty glass in this thing as One Light, Two Light, Three Light, and Four Light for "economies of scale"?


The hotel as pictured does not look all that different from the One light. Shade and type of glass looks very similar.


https://www.loewshotels.com/live-by-loews-kansas-city

hartliss
Western Auto Lofts
Western Auto Lofts
Posts: 517
Joined: Fri Nov 08, 2002 4:05 pm
Location: Brookside

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby hartliss » Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:05 pm

Here is the Arlington press release which calls out Cordish among other players in the development deal: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases ... 51450.html

I do find it odd that there wasn't any mention of cordish in the KC hotel but rather the Rag'ers on this site piecing together the mystery

pash
Bryant Building
Bryant Building
Posts: 3801
Joined: Sun Feb 20, 2011 2:47 am

Re: OFFICIAL - Loews Convention Hotel (formerly Hyatt)

Postby pash » Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:22 pm

.
Last edited by pash on Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:13 am, edited 1 time in total.


Return to “Downtown”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 7 guests