SCG America and F&T Group announced that Renaissance Hotels has been selected as the brand flag for the 208-key hotel within Tangram, their 1.2-million-square-foot, mixed-use development in Flushing, Queens.
Currently under construction and scheduled to open in early 2020, the nine-story Renaissance New York Flushing Hotel at Tangram will be located minutes from LaGuardia and John F Kennedy International airports in a neighborhood that is the first stop for many international travelers who are visiting the United States
“Our goal from day one was to build the best hotel for the world-class destination we are creating at Tangram. Renaissance Hotels is an impressive global lifestyle brand and could not have been a better fit for us,” stated Winfred Zhang, president and CEO of SCG America.
“We are excited to work with Renaissance Hotels to bring their premium hospitality platform to Flushing, further distinguishing the area as a New York City destination.”
Inspired by the traditional Chinese dissection puzzle consisting of flat pieces called tans, Tangram has been designed in the vein of Asian cities like Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo to be a year-round lifestyle destination.
The project includes 275,000 s/f of retail, themed restaurants, and a 24,000 s/f food hall and beer garden. Entertainment options include a 4DX movie theater from Regal Cinemas. the development will contain 324 luxury residences across two towers and a 12-story commercial tower with 48 office condominium units.
The Renaissance New York Flushing Hotel at Tangram will be the brand’s first hotel in Queens and one of the few 4-star hotels in the borough.
With architecture by Margulies Hoelzli Architecture and interiors by Wilson Associates, the Renaissance New York Flushing Hotel at Tangram will have a porte-cochere on 37th Avenue where guests are whisked up to a top floor lobby spanning the entire floor and enveloped in panoramic views of Flushing Bay and the Manhattan skyline.
There will a signature restaurant, two bars, a club lounge and 3,500 s/f outdoor terrace. In addition to a 60-foot indoor pool, a vitality pool, and a fitness center with saunas, steam showers and a salt room, hotel guests will have direct access to the retail mall from the hotel.
“We are thrilled to bring our Renaissance brand to the Tangram development, which is creating a new, vibrant and walkable destination in Queens,” said Noah Silverman, Chief Development Officer, North America, Full-Service Hotels at Marriott International. “The hotel will set a new standard for lodging, dining and socializing for residents, neighbors and both business and leisure travelers.”