PHOENIX, Jan. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- North Phoenix got a fresh addition to its hotel portfolio last week with the opening of the Radisson Hotel Phoenix North. The newly-flagged Radisson® boasts a modern design scheme, fresh amenities and the Yes I Can!SM service philosophy the brand is known for after partners R.A. Rauch & Associates, Brixton Capital and Dan Norville applied their industry expertise to transforming a once-struggling property.
"Radisson Hotel Phoenix North is a testament to a strong partnership between the hotel's owners," said Robert Rauch, President and Founder of R.A. Rauch & Associates. "The combination of financial, construction and management know-how will serve the hotel and area well and we look forward to serving as a hub for business and leisure travelers alike."
The 284-room hotel closed for a five-month, $8 million renovation helmed by Norville, a construction industry expert; capital partners Brixton Capital, who specialize in commercial real estate transactions; and management firm R.A. Rauch & Associates, who will bring their management expertise into all aspects of guest relations and hotel operations.
The modern and contemporary hotel design, executed by Greenwood & Black; has a chic and energetic look across the property. Featuring shades of blue and yellow with red accents throughout, the color scheme adds a punch of vibrancy that speaks to the Phoenix landscape. Guestrooms sport new carpet, fully remodeled bathrooms and fresh soft goods and mattresses; while a renovated lobby features new flooring, wallpaper, paint, bold regional artwork, enhanced seating and lounge area and a sundries shop. Recreation-minded travelers can get moving in a new fitness room with Life Fitness equipment, individual TVs with complimentary earbuds and free weights. The remodel also includes a resurfaced pool, whirlpool and lounge deck; as well as over 14,000 square feet of meeting space updated with state-of-the-art sound systems and AV equipment to serve Phoenix's many businesses and corporate travelers. Brixton Pub, offering classic pub fare and comfort food with a European flair, will keep guests satisfied around the clock. The hotel offers guests complimentary access to Wi-Fi, complimentary parking as well as a free shuttle.
The Radisson Phoenix North is located at 10220 N. Metro Pkwy E. and is adjacent to the Metro Center Mall. It provides access to the Black Canyon Conference Center, downtown Phoenix and Sky Harbor International Airport. To learn more about the hotel, visit www.radisson.com/phoenixaz-north. For more information on R.A Rauch & Associates' service philosophy and capabilities, visit RARHospitality.com.
About R.A. Rauch & Associates
R.A. Rauch & Associates is a full-spectrum hotel and hospitality management and consulting firm based in San Diego, Calif. Celebrating twenty-five years of experience delivering expert services and oversight to hoteliers, developers and hospitality finance professionals, R.A. Rauch & Associates is one of the industry's most trusted and respected names. Founded by Bob Rauch, the "Hotel Guru," the firm partners with upscale boutique, branded and independent hotels including The Keating Hotel, El Cordova Hotel and The Lafayette Hotel. For more information, visit RARHospitality.com.
About Brixton Capital
Brixton Capital is the private investment vehicle of BruttenGlobal, an international family office which owns and manages a diverse array of holdings valued in excess of $2.5 billion across a variety of industries, including real estate, banking, professional sports, aviation, media and consumer products. Brixton Capital focuses on sourcing investment opportunities that offer attractive risk-adjusted returns across a variety of asset classes. Its investment profile includes direct opportunistic and value-add real estate acquisitions, performing and non-performing loans, recapitalizations, opportunistic lending and structured finance transactions. For more information, visit BrixtonCapital.com.
Radisson® has become one of the best-recognized hotel brands, offering an upscale hotel experience for business and leisure guests. The World of Radisson features solutions that are empathetic to the challenges of modern travel, including the 100% Guest Satisfaction Guarantee. Radisson has 150 hotels operating in major urban and suburban settings, leisure destinations, airports, and business districts throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Caribbean. Every staff member has a passion for Yes I Can!SM hospitality, the signature service philosophy of Radisson, to ensure the total wellbeing and satisfaction of each guest.
Radisson is part of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group portfolio which also includes Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson Red, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. For reservations and more information visit, www.radisson.com or the brand's newsroom.
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