Zachry Hospitality Breaks Ground on New Embassy Suites by Hilton
Posted: Jan 23, 2017
SAN ANTONIO – January 23, 2017 – Zachry Hospitality officially breaks ground on its newest hotel today, laying the ground work for a stable future and continued growth. Once complete, Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Landmark Centre will include 203 all-suite guest rooms, 7,800 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and other amenities located at 5615 Landmark Parkway, nestled in the southeast corner of I-10 and Loop 1604.
“The Zachry family of companies has a long history with San Antonio. This is where we were founded in 1924 and today we are building upon that foundation,” said Robert Thrailkill, vice-president of Zachry Hospitality. “This expansion will not only provide additional guest rooms in the area, but it will also allow us to grow our hospitality portfolio, creating new jobs and expanding our dedication to the city’s growth."
The new hotel will benefit the growing corporate campuses nearby including: Valero Energy, NuStar, Security Service Federal Credit Union, Medtronic and USAA while leveraging its' proximity to The Shops at La Cantera, The Rim, Six Flags Fiesta Texas and University of Texas San Antonio.
"My grandfather had the initial vision of building high-quality hotels centered on the premise of unmatched guest service. We are proud to be expanding on this tradition,” said David Zachry, President and Chief Executive Officer of Zachry Corporation and third-generation Zachry in the company.
Zachry Construction Corporation, general contractor and a subsidiary of Zachry Corporation, will begin construction immediately with a the grand opening scheduled for July 2018. Zachry Hospitality plans to hire an initial 85 employees to work on the property.
About Zachry Hospitality
Zachry Hospitality, based in San Antonio, TX, is an independent-ownership and management company committed to service excellence, and the advancement of hotel operations and asset development. As a subsidiary of Zachry Corporation, a third generation, privately-owned company, it owns and manages three hotels in the San Antonio area: Hilton Palacio del Rio, Embassy Suites by Hilton San Antonio Airport and Staybridge Suites San Antonio Downtown Convention Center. For more information on Zachry Hospitality and its portfolio, please visit www.zachryhospitality.com.
About Embassy Suites Hotels
Embassy Suites Hotels, one of Hilton Worldwide’s ten market-leading brands and one of Parents magazine’s 10 Best Hotel Chains for Families of 2012, gives guests more during every stay. The full service, upscale brand offers spacious two-room suites, free cooked-to-order breakfast and nightly Complimentary Evening Receptions with appetizers and beverages. Both leisure and business travelers looking for an approachable, upscale experience feel right at home in the brand’s inviting atrium environment. Embassy Suites Hotels has more than 210 properties across the Americas and nearly 30 more in the pipeline. For more information, visit embassysuites.com, and connect with Embassy Suites at embassysuitesmediacenter.com, facebook.com/embassysuiteshotels and twitter.com/EmbassySuites.
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