The Marriott Marquis Houston Celebrates Grand Opening!

The Marriott Marquis opened for business Monday, December 26th in downtown Houston! WELBRO Building Corporation and Balfour Beatty, our joint venture partner, are thrilled for the debut of this new hotel and convention center. The 1000 room hotel with 29 floors will be the second hotel to serve the George R. Brown Convention Center / Convention Center District. The hotel attaches to the convention center via a skybridge. Features of the Marriott Marquis include 10,000 square feet of meeting space and a 40,000 square foot ballroom. The amenity deck, on the roof of the ballroom, features a lazy river in the shape of Texas. The ground floor of the hotel will include multiple shops, restaurants and bars facing Discovery Green and the surrounding area. The hotel is getting ready for its first big role as the host hotel for Super Bowl LI events.