ATLANTA, GA — January 31, 2020 — North Point Hospitality, an Atlanta-based hotel development and management company, recently received the 2019 ALIS Development of the Year Award for Select/Limited Service (includes branded and unbranded – upscale, upper midscale, midscale, and economy chain scales) for the new SpringHill Suites/Residence Inn/AC Hotel by Marriott Nashville Downtown/Convention Center.

The ALIS Development of the Year Award recognizes two newly built, redeveloped, or repositioned (after significant product renovations and/or enhancements) hotels that opened, reopened, or completed their repositioning in the Americas region between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019, including categories for full service and select/limited service hotels. “We are proud to receive this distinguished award from the Americas Lodging Investment Summit,” states President and CEO of North Point Hospitality, S. Jay Patel. “Our vision is to build brand defining hotels in key business markets and leisure destinations. It is an honor to be recognized for our success. We truly value and appreciate our partnership with Marriott Hotel Corporation.” The tri-branded $140 million, 470-room Marriott, located in Nashville’s popular SoBro neighborhood at 410 5th Avenue South, includes a 125-room SpringHill Suites, a 136-room Residence Inn, and 209-room AC Hotel. The three hotels share upgraded amenities not normally found at each specific brand individually. All guests are welcome to experience resort-like amenities on the 6th floor that include a heated pool and hot tub, as well as fire pits, private cabanas with televisions, and KV5, an indoor/outdoor pool side bar featuring small plate offerings. Rtb!, the guest exclusive rooftop bar located on the 21st floor, features sweeping views of downtown Nashville. For special events, the property offers more than 9,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including nearly 4,000 square feet of dedicated meeting space on the 21st floor with floor-to-ceiling windows. Other upgraded amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, complete with multiple Peloton bikes.  

About North Point Hospitality North Point Hospitality is a multi-brand leading hotel development and management company with more than 40 years of award-winning hospitality experience. Based in Atlanta, GA, North Point Hospitality and its affiliate companies have developed 38 hotels from the ground up with a total investment of more than $540 million. The company owns and operates 11 hotels in the southeastern United States. North Point currently has an additional eight hotels either under construction or in active development at a total project cost of more than $420 million. For more information visit