LAS VEGAS, Jan. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SECO Development, Inc., the developer behind the progressive mixed-use projects in Seattle, Renton, Bellevue and Mercer Island in Washington, has joined with MulvannyG2 Architecture, ranked among the nation's top 50 architectural firms, Sellen Construction, the largest locally owned commercial construction company in the northwest, and General Partner Seattle Family Regional Center, to design and build the Hotel at Southport, a 4-star 350-room luxury hotel serving the needs of America's fastest growing city. The 12-story Hotel at Southport is located minutes from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport serving 34.7 million visitors to Seattle each year.
The Hotel at Southport offers 4-star accommodations, business and convention services, and is within minutes of shopping, restaurants, outdoor and water activities. "Luxury hotel accommodations are a matter of location, design, view, access, amenities and market need," said Michael Christ, owner, SECO Development. The quality of life and lack of state income tax has attracted global leaders in technology, aerospace and luxury retail. Google, Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks, Nintendo, and the Seattle Seahawks Training Center, are less than 15 minutes from The Hotel at Southport. "Seattle rivals the top U.S. destinations in quality of life, culture and investment opportunities. We expect an unprecedented response from leisure and business travelers to Seattle," said Christ.
The Hotel at Southport sits on 5.5 acres of the 17.5 acre Southport Project on Lake Washington, and is the third of four phases. The already developed 383-luxury residential units, and 17,581 square-feet of commercial space is 95% occupied. The Hotel at Southport will offer a 40,000 square-foot conference center, VIP lounge and gourmet restaurant, retail, 20,000 square-feet of waterfront courtyards and plazas, and four roof-top terraces. An EB-5 partially funded project, the Hotel at Southport is on line for LEED designation in building design and construction by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).