Starwood has opened its first hotel in Colorado
and fifth Element hotel globally, the Element Denver Park Meadows.
Later this week, Starwood will further expand the Element portfolio, with the brand’s sixth hotel, the Element Dallas Fort
Worth Airport North.
Owned by Medical Hospitality Group and managed
by InterMountain Management, LLC, Element Denver Park Meadows is
currently in pursuit of LEED certification. It is the second
Element project between the ownership group, development team, and
InterMountain Management, following the opening of Element Houston
Vintage Park in Texas this spring.
“We celebrate the
successful, strategic growth of the Element brand with the opening
of our fifth and sixth hotels, all in one week,” said Paul Sacco,
Senior Vice President of Development for North America, Starwood
Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. “We are also delighted to expand
our relationship with Medical Hospitality Group and InterMountain
Management, who have demonstrated their growing commitment and
support of our Element brand.”
Launched by Starwood in 2008, Element is one of the first major hotel brands to mandate that all its
properties pursue the US Green Building Council’s (USGBC)
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
The Element brand’s green features are
designed to be as aesthetically appealing as they are
eco-friendly, so guests never compromise on style and comfort.
Eco-friendly materials are used whenever possible and natural
light is maximized throughout the hotels. To reduce waste, guest
room bathrooms are equipped with amenity dispensers, kitchens are
supplied with silverware and glassware instead of plastic utensils
and paper cups, and filtered drinking water is available rather
than plastic water bottles. Recycling bins are available in guest rooms and public areas.
Element hotels conserve water and energy
with low-flow faucets and fixtures, compact fluorescent light
bulbs, and energy-efficient appliances. Even the ubiquitous “Do
Not Disturb” sign has been replaced with an
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