The NoMad District of the Big Apple is about to get even more bright, sparkly, and shiny than it already is.

Yes, that’s right, a brand-new Ritz Carlton Hotel set to open in the New York City’s historic and storied NoMad neighborhood – and it’s going to cost just about half a billion dollars to build.

Marriot International announced this week that along with help from luxury hospitality development firm Flag Luxury Group, a new Ritz-Carlton property development project located at 28th Street and Broadway – near the Ace Hotel New York and the NoMad Hotel – has been put into the works. It is expected to begin inviting in guests by 2021. The Virgin Hotel coming later next year in 2019 also sits within just a few blocks.


The newest project includes both hotel accommodations and branded residence towers that will be carefully constructed by award-winning Uruguayan architect Rafael Vinoly and creatively decorated by highly-praised interior design firm Yabu Pushelberg.

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Sitting quietly in the heart and soul of Manhattan's quickest-growing epicenter of technology and creative companies, the more than luxury-style hotel will feature a fine dining restaurant, 250 hotel rooms and 16 branded residences, a spa and fitness center, and a rooftop bar among other awesome amenities.

The tower, standing proudly “alongside world-class retail, dining and nightlife venues,” will soar over half a thousand feet high, easily offering hotel guests and residents alike with exquisite and extraordinary views of the Empire State Building and downtown Manhattan. On the spot access to the rich and historic neighborhood nearby, one that has long been “recognized for its architecture, central location and dynamic culinary scene,” will also be available for all.

And as if that wasn’t enough, there will also be not one but two ballrooms available for both corporate and social gatherings as well as a gargantuan public garden space with open terraces that will feature many trees, greenery, and unique elements of the nature in the northern Madison Square Park region of New York City.

“The hotel and residences tower will have an ideal location and sophisticated design, complemented by the celebrated Ritz-Carlton service,” said Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, President of Flag Luxury Group.

Construction is already underway. The NoMad’s about to get Ritz-y.

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