Home2 Suites by Hilton /Tru by Hilton Minneapolis
Hawkeye Hotels and JR Hospitality Launch Historic Rehab to Convert Vacant Minneapolis Building to Dual-Branded Hilton Hotels
Scheduled for to be announced – 201 Rooms
The structure, whose construction dates back to 1900, is located at 317 Second Avenue South, alongside the City of Lakes Building and Tritech Center.
The hotels are expected to have an economic impact of over $350 million over the next 20 years.
Previously known as the Western Union Bank Building and the William E. McGee Building, the structure served as the Public Defender's offices for Hennepin County until 2012. Since then, the property has lain vacant.
With a total of 201 rooms, the eight-story dual-branded hotel also will include a complimentary fitness center, business center and free high-speed wireless internet. The Home2 Suites rooms will include fully equipped kitchens.
The architecture firm behind the vision for this rehab is Ramaker & Associates, Inc.