Nobu Hospitality Group to Develop 155-room Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Chicago, to Open Early 2016
Acclaimed lifestyle group Nobu Hospitality LLC is proud to announce plans for the development of the luxury boutique Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Chicago with a leading U.S. real estate development firm. The Nobu Hotel and Restaurant will be located in the vibrant area of the West Loop on the corner of Randolph and Preoria Streets and is planned to open early 2016.
Academy award-winning actor Robert De Niro and Hollywood producer Meir Teper, the boutique Nobu Hotel will feature 155 luxury rooms, the Nobu Restaurant and a special indoor and outdoor bar. A lounge and venue on the rooftop will deliver a fusion of laid- back luxury, high-energy nightlife and exclusive guest room retreats.
"Chicago's tourism industry continues to see record growth because renowned venueslike Nobu are investing in expanding options for Chicagoans and tourists," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. "This hotel and restaurant builds on the city's great hospitality and culinary offerings to further cement Chicago's role as a world-class city."
"The City of Chicago is an extremely important destination for Nobu Hospitality and ourshareholders Chef Nobu, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper. As one of the key global cities of the world, Chicago is already a magnet for business and leisure travellers offering unique venues for dining, entertainment and enjoyment, and we look forward to embracing the values, the traditions and desires of the people of Chicago," said Trevor Horwell, Chief Executive of Nobu Hospitality. "We also look forward to be working with the City of Chicago to deliver a unique and special destination for Chicago which reflects our overall growth strategy of expanding with other properties to 24-hour gateway cities, both in the U.S. and internationally."
The Nobu Hotel Chicago will join the rapidly expanding collection of Nobu Hotels whichincludes the highly successful Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace Las Vegas which was named as one of the Hottest New Hotels of 2013 by CNN. The Nobu Hotel collection includes other properties in development comprising the Nobu Hotel Eden Roc Miami Beach, the Nobu Hotel City of Dreams Manila, and the Nobu Hotel Riyadh amongst others in development. Nobu was recently named as the one of the world's top 25 innovative luxury brands by Robb Report.
Shawn Sullivan, Partner and Studio Leader at the Rockwell Group, has been selected asthe designer for the project to showcase a design reflecting the needs for all stakeholders and using the core DNA of the Nobu brand infused with an indigenous flair. The Rockwell Group has been the designer of many Nobu projects on a global scale over the last two decades.
About Nobu Hospitality
Recently named one of luxury's 25 Most Innovative Brands by Robb Report, Nobu Hospitality is ranked among an elite selection of global luxury hospitality brands. The natural growth of the Nobu luxury brand built on service, image and hospitality, offers the complete spectrum of hotel and restaurant management for unique projects around the world. With operations spanning five continents, the Nobu brand thrives in the world's capitals as the destination lifestyle experience.
The first Nobu Hotel opened in 2013 as a boutique hotel within Caesars Palace Las Vegas and was subsequently named one of the Hottest New Hotels of 2013 by CNN Travel and Top North America Hotel Opening in 2013 by Luxury Travel Advisor. Nobu Hotel Manila is the first Nobu Hotel in Asia and first opened its doors at City of Dreams Manila in December 2014. It will be followed by Nobu Hotels in Riyadh, Chicago, London Shoreditch, Eden Roc Miami Beach, Bahrain, Los Cabos amongst other global locations. Nobu is strategically focused on further expanding its global portfolio of Nobu Hotels through a solid development pipeline. www.NobuHospitality.com