Historic Luhrs constructing remodeled right into a Moxy by Marriott Resort
The Moxy Phoenix Downtown Resort introduced its opening immediately within the historic Luhrs Constructing.
PEG Firms [PEG], a vertically built-in industrial actual property funding firm targeted on opportunistic and value-added alternatives, and Dallas-based A.G. Hill Companions bought the historic Luhrs constructing on the finish of 2019. Since that point, the group labored to renovate and convert the constructing’s inside whereas preserving the outside facade. Positioned on the nook of Central Avenue and Jefferson Road, the brand new lodge opened its doorways on December 21 underneath the administration of PEG Hospitality Group, PEG’s in-house hospitality administration division.
The Moxy Phoenix Downtown is the place we hope to see the neighborhood interact with our eccentric communal areas. Downtown Phoenix is ripe for one thing completely different, and our objective is to create a vacation spot spot for our weekend warriors.
The primary flooring features as an inviting foyer, bar and sport room whereas flooring two by means of 9 home the lodge rooms. The state-of-the-art health heart is positioned within the basement, and the highest flooring continues to operate as a regulation workplace.
“The Luhrs Constructing stands in a Certified Alternative Zone [QOZ] which underscores PEG’s values of reimagining communities,” mentioned Joe Madera, Regional Director of Operations at PEG Hospitality Group. “As one of many oldest buildings in Downtown Phoenix, this constructing embodies the youthful nature of Moxy whereas honoring the historical past of Downtown by changing into an eclectic epicenter.”
Along with 164 rooms, baggage lockers, a luxurious health club and a enterprise heart, friends and passersby have entry to the brilliant and open “Plug and Meet” gathering areas with fashionable ergonomic seating and 55-inch televisions for presentation projection. All visitor rooms are geared up with 55-inch flat-screen televisions, built-in USB ports and complimentary Wi-Fi. The foyer additionally boasts a state-of-the-art video wall and 24/7 meals and beverage, providing a wide array of snacks and drinks. Different lodge facilities embrace an a la carte meals and beverage menu and a complimentary welcome cocktail for each visitor upon check-in. The bar options wines by the glass, native brews and specialty cocktails such because the “Highball 101” which is made with a particular machine that may’t be present in some other lodge or bar within the Valley. Friends can anticipate unique spirits, like Japanese whiskey, but in addition cocktails with a extra native style, made with agave or prickly pear.
Ideally positioned for handy transportation alternatives, the brand new lodge additionally boasts fast entry to the Valley Metro mild rail which may have a cease positioned on Jefferson St., permitting fast entry to different elements of Downtown. Different close by points of interest embrace quite a few bars and eating places, in addition to CityScape, Arise Dwell, Copper Blues, The Phoenix Artwork Museum, Heritage District, The Van Buren, Chase Area and the Footprint Middle.
“The Moxy Phoenix Downtown is the place we hope to see the neighborhood interact with our eccentric communal areas,” mentioned Madera. “Downtown Phoenix is ripe for one thing completely different, and our objective is to create a vacation spot spot for our weekend warriors.”
Jake Bodell, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP of FFKR Architects is the principal architect on the challenge, whereas Chris Shook from Flick-Mars is the inside designer.
The Moxy Phoenix Downtown is positioned at 116 South Central Ave. in Downtown Phoenix.