SAVANNAH, GA. – (July 12, 2022) – North Point Hospitality, an Atlanta-based hotel development and management company, has broken ground on its newest hotel, AC Hotel by Marriott Savannah Historic District/Riverfront. The 170-unit hotel will be located on the east end of River Street overlooking the Savannah River.

“We are proud to work with Marriott International to bring this lifestyle brand to the Savannah Riverfront,” said S. Jay Patel, President, and CEO of North Point Hospitality. “With more than 20 years of development and operating experience in Savannah, we are confident the AC Hotels brand will add to the rich hotel landscape in the market.” AC Hotel by Marriott Savannah Historic District/Riverfront will feature a rooftop bar and dining experience with panoramic views of the Savannah River and will be open to the public. The ground floor offers MOOD, a market and café space serving specialty coffee, wine and upscale provisions. The amenities throughout the property include over 4,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, valet parking and large fitness center. “We are excited North Point Hospitality has chosen to bring the AC Hotels brand to Savannah’s historic district,” said Noah Silverman, Global Development Officer, US & Canada for Marriott International. “The groundbreaking event last week is representative of the continued relationship between Marriott International and North Point Hospitality in bringing lifestyle brands to dynamic markets.” Approximately 250 individuals will be engaged by the general contractor and its subcontractors during peak construction activity. Once stabilized, the hotel will employ more than 100 full-time team members and support staff. The hotel is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2024. Pre-sale and online reservations will be available in late 2023. The AC Hotel along with a 316-space parking structure is Phase 2 of the company’s planned development, River Street East. River Street East is a mixed-use campus including four hotels with 630 rooms, multiple retail spaces and riverfront dining options with captivating views of the Savannah River, all wholly owned and operated by North Point Hospitality at a total build out cost exceeding $350 million.

AC Hotel & Parking Structure at a Glance Total Development Cost: $105 million Total Number of Guest Rooms: 170 Total Number of Parking Spaces: 316 Estimated Opening Date: Q1 2024 Total Meeting Space Square Footage: 4,238 Meeting space location: Ground floor Ownership/Management Group: North Point Hospitality Architect: Gunn Meyerhoff Shay Architects / Lindsay Pope Brayfield Interior Designer: Design Continuum Inc General Contractor: Balfour Beatty

ABOUT NORTH POINT HOSPITALITY Based in Atlanta, GA, North Point Hospitality is an award-winning hotel development and operations company. North Point and its affiliate companies have developed 29 hotels from the ground up with a total investment over $540 million. The company currently owns and operates 8 hotels in the southeast, including 7 Hilton and Marriott brands. An additional 6 hotels are either under construction or in active development at a total project development cost of over $360 million. For more information, visit

About AC Hotels by Marriott® AC Hotels includes over 205 hotels in 29 countries and territories. At AC Hotels, every moment has been designed, refined, crafted, and considered to create a seamless guest experience. Each AC Hotel features purposefully designed signature spaces that strike the perfect balance of form and function. Most notably, the AC Lounge® invites guests and locals alike to collaborate during the day, or to enjoy signature cocktails and tapas in the evening. The AC Kitchen offers a European-inspired breakfast each morning. All AC guest rooms, and public spaces evoke a particular sophistication, featuring sleek furnishings, curated artwork, and intuitive technology. The brand is dedicated to the details that matter most to guests during their travels with a mission to deliver The Perfectly Precise Hotel™ experience. For more information, visit and follow along on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. AC Hotels is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy®, the global travel program from Marriott International. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences on Marriott Bonvoy Moments, and unparalleled benefits including free nights and Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or for more information about the program, visit