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Development Update: Week of April 19, 2021

April 23rd, 2021

DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: Marriott International Headquarters & Marriott Hotel Week of April 19, 2021 Earlier this month, the hoist for the Marriott Hotel that has been in place throughout most of the initial phase of construction finally came down. Along the office building’s façade, the glass curtain wall is nearly complete, with only miscellaneous trim and […]

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Protecting the Earth, Now More Than Ever

April 22nd, 2021

News from Marriott International From the CEO’s blog: Protecting the Earth, Now More Than Ever On April 22, Earth Day, CEO of Marriott International Anthony Capuano shared examples of how the company’s hotels invested in meaningful projects throughout the last year that can be scaled and replicated to help protect the world’s natural resources. “As we […]

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Marriott International Ranked as One of America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes

April 20th, 2021

News from Marriott International Marriott International Makes Forbes’ List of America’s Best Employers for Diversity by forbes The Forbes Best Employers for Diversity were chosen based on an independent survey of over 50,000 employees working for companies employing at least 1,000 people in their U.S. operations. Respondents were asked questions regarding the topics of age, […]

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Marriott International Ranked Among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

April 12th, 2021

News from Marriott International Marriott International Among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For The 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list honors the most heroic companies supporting their people and communities in the U.S. during this historically challenging year. Great Place to Work® surveyed over half a million employees on issues including how […]

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Development Update: Week of March 29, 2021

March 30th, 2021

DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: Marriott International Headquarters & Marriott Hotel Week of March  29, 2021 This week, a hoist that has been in place throughout the initial phase of construction of the new Marriott Hotel is finally coming down. Meanwhile, work is beginning on the plaza between the office and hotel buildings. Early next month, Marriott’s general […]

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Development Update: Week of March 15, 2021

March 15th, 2021

DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: Marriott International Headquarters & Marriott Hotel Week of March 15, 2021 On March 22, hardscape work is expected to begin along the Norfolk and Woodmont Avenues near the entrance of Tastee Diner. As the work proceeds, the development team is coordinating with the restaurants and Bethesda Place to ensure access is maintained throughout […]

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Announcing a $20 Million Endowment at Howard University to Establish the Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership

February 24th, 2021

Marriott International to create the Arne M. Sorenson Hospitality Fund to support the design of a world-class hospitality program and curriculum. Today, the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, together with Howard University, announced the establishment of the Marriott-Sorenson Center for Hospitality Leadership in honor of Marriott International’s beloved president and CEO, Arne Sorenson, […]

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Development Update: Week of February 22, 2021

February 22nd, 2021

DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: Marriott International Headquarters & Marriott Hotel Week of February 22, 2021 Inside the buildings, the buildout continues with the installation of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work ongoing, along with the installation of seventeen elevators inside the office building, and another five inside the hotel building. On the exterior façade, installation of the curtain […]

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Development Update: Week of February 8, 2021

February 8th, 2021

DEVELOPMENT UPDATE: Marriott International Headquarters & Marriott Hotel Week of February 8, 2021 On the exterior façade, installation of the curtain wall continues and is now reaching the northside roof. The entire glass curtain wall will be completed in spring. At the base of the building along Wisconsin Avenue, the lobby’s glass wall is underway, […]

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From Knife Skills to Life Skills

February 2nd, 2021

For years, Marriott International has supported DC Central Kitchen and its Culinary Job Training program, which trains adults facing high barriers to employment in culinary arts and work readiness skills. Meet Trenisha, a graduate of the program who was recently interviewed by the DC Patch. Since the interview, Trenisha has secured a new managerial position […]

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