Makers Alley | Wilmington, DE

Makers Alley Wilmington DE


City living and the inevitable quest for hidden places and found spaces - these are the inspirations for Makers Alley. The new bar and restaurant is a joint for bites, sips and outdoor vibes, discovered off the beaten path in downtown Wilmington, DE. Time slips away here, inside the day-lit vintage workshop bar and outside next to a classic Airstream trailer turned food truck. CRE is thrilled to help others discover Makers Alley.

Learn more about the vision behind the space from Town Square Delaware.

The Beatrice | Providence, RI


The Beatrice is a 47-room boutique hotel that offers a glimpse of history in the rehabilitated 1887 Exchange Bank Building in Downtown Providence, Rhode Island. The lobby is set in an atrium space formed by the connection to adjacent office building and highlights Providence’s historic beauty while introducing modern design elements. A street-level restaurant engages the lobby and activates the arrival experience. The guestrooms comfortable tailored quarters overlook the city’s Financial District. CRE is the third-party procurement partner for this project.

DoubleTree by Hilton | New York City, NY



Set in the Stone Street Historic District of lower Manhattan, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel New York City Financial District is a beautiful downtown hotel with magnificent views of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Ellis Island. Brand new guest rooms feature warm mahogany tones and rich colors. They are tastefully appointed with custom wall coverings, distinct furnishings and baths enhanced with contemporary features. CRE is proud to offer FF&E procurement services for these newly updated guest rooms.

Virgin Hotels | New Orleans, LA


In Progress

Virgin Hotels New Orleans is situated in the city’s Warehouse District. The new-build hotel will feature 225 chambers, the brand’s flagship space, Commons Club, a rooftop pool and lounge, gym, and dedicated meeting and event spaces. The hotel’s design concept is to create a unique and immersive experience for guests, mirroring the history, food and music in New Orleans. Virgin Hotels New Orleans is expected to open in 2020.

Continue reading about the project on our blog

Virgin Hotels | Nashville, TN

Virgin Hotel Nashville Procurement

In progress

The new 260-key Virgin Hotel in Nashville, Sir Richard Branson's Miami-based Virgin Hotels lifestyle hotel brand, at the corner of Division Street and 17th Avenue South on Music Row will feature multiple restaurants and drinking outlets, the Virgin Hotels brand's flagship space known as The Commons Club, a rooftop lounge with an infinity pool, a gym and 10,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The hotel is scheduled to open in Summer 2019.

Homewood Suites | Wilmington, DE

Homewood Suites Wilmington DE

In Progress

Expected completion of the Homewood Suites by Hilton Hotel is late Summer 2019. Known for their upscale atmosphere and spacious one & two-bedroom suites with a full kitchens & fridge, Homewood Suites Wilmington will offer free, hot breakfast daily, along with complimentary evening socials.

The latest advancement on the thriving Christiana Riverfront, Homewood Suites Wilmington will take advantage of the convenient location near the new bridge under construction to connect the Riverfront with the Southbridge neighborhood. 
The hotel’s prime location directly on the Christina Riverwalk, offers guests close proximity to numerous restaurants, The Chase Center, businesses, an IMAX movie theatre and the downtown city business district.  The first-floor common level will feature amenities including a pantry gift shop, fitness center and meeting room.

DoubleTree by Hilton | Wilmington, DE


In Progress

Adjacent to Concord Mall in suburban Wilmington, just five miles north of downtown, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington offers 244 modern rooms and suites, each featuring a comfortable king- or two queen-sized beds, 42-inch flat-screen television, refrigerator, a large work desk and ergonomic chair and complimentary WiFi. Just four miles north of the intersection of Interstate 95 and Route 202, the hotel is easily accessed from Philadelphia International Airport and a convenient to the picturesque Brandywine Valley.

For meetings and special events, the DoubleTree Wilmington hotel boasts 11,000 sq. ft. of dedicated space. The Concord Ballroom can accommodate up to 360 guests while smaller rooms, such as the Canterbury Ballroom, can be utilized for small meetings, conference breakout rooms, or intimate social events.  

Sheraton | Raleigh, NC


In Progress 

Located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, within walking distance to over 40 restaurants, nightlife, the State Capitol, museums, Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and shopping. 353 luxurious rooms, 18,000 sq. ft. of recently revitalized meeting and banquet space, full service restaurant, bar and room service, indoor pool, workout facility and Jacuzzi. Experienced catering staff, specializing in weddings and conferences.

Recent renovations have turned this upscale hotel from fine to fabulous. The Sheraton Raleigh is just a short walk away from the Raleigh Convention Center, so guests can spend less time en route and more time getting business done.

Crown Plaza | King of Prussia, PA

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In Progress

The Crowne Plaza Hotel Philadelphia – King of Prussia is the premier hotel in the King of Prussia area. Just 18 miles west of Philadelphia this hotel offers 226 beautifully appointed guest rooms featuring the Crowne Plaza Sleep Advantage bed and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. The Crowne Plaza Valley Forge boasts 23,000 sq. ft. of function space including two elegant ballrooms and a total of 18 meeting rooms, comprising the International Association of Conference Center approved Liberty Conference Center which features a 132-seat amphitheater, in-house audio/visual expertise and ample breakout rooms.

The Westin | National Harbor, MD

The Westin Washington National Harbor MD

Completed project

Located in National Harbor on the Potomac River, this 195-room hotel offers panoramic views of the Nation’s Capital and a number of restorative comforts to achieve well-being. With a heated indoor pool and whirlpool, a 24-hour fitness studio, “Heavenly” beds and bathrooms, this hotel fosters balance and harmony with the world around. The Westin also has 1,860 sq. feet of functional meeting space ideal for business meetings and social events. CRE will provide procurement services for the guestrooms and common areas refresh at The Westin. Read more about the renovation on Business Traveller.

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DE.CO Food Hall | Wilmington, DE


Completed project

DE.CO is a new 12,000 square-foot food hall coming to Wilmington in Spring of 2019. DE.CO will offer 250 guests a thoughtful selection of cuisines from the mid-Atlantic and around the world through eight innovative kitchens and a central atrium bar. DE.CO will serve as the first chef-driven food hall in the state of Delaware. DE.CO is located at 10th and Orange Streets within the historic Dupont Building, home to the Hotel du Pont.

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ARC THE.HOTEL | Washington, D.C.



ARC THE.HOTEL, formerly George Washington University Inn, D.C.’s newest boutique hotel destination, seamlessly bridges timeless tradition and modern luxuries, standing as a neighborhood pillar deeply rooted in community. With spacious guest rooms that offer functionality and comfort, ARC embraces the latest technology and illustrates a renewed vision of artful service. CRE is happy to be the procurement partner for the transformation of this beloved hotel.

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The Concord | Wilmington, DE

The Concord Wilmington, DE

Completed Project

The former office park known as Concord Plaza has been reimagined to introduce a true walkable lifestyle to suburban Wilmington, Delaware by adding new shops and apartments along Silverside Road. The new community will feature unparalleled amenities for residents, including a two-story fitness center, expansive outdoor courtyard with a pool, dog washing station, spa treatment room, clubhouse, and media lounge.The apartments at The Concord will also be within walking distance to new retail, including two new restaurant concepts by renowned Platinum Dining Group, and existing onsite office services, such as doctor’s offices and daycare center.

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The National | Philadelphia, PA

The National Old City

Completed Project

The National combines the historic charm and classic finishes abundant in Old City Philadelphia with modern amenities and luxurious interiors. Studio, one bedroom and two bedroom apartment homes at The National feature exceptional finishes as well as dramatic views of both Center City and the Delaware River.

CRE happily handled the FF&E procurement for The National’s impressive amenity spaces, including a two-story club house, outdoor courtyard, and rooftop deck.

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Hotel du Pont | Wilmington, DE

Historic Hotel DUPONT


Nestled in the heart of Wilmington, Delaware and the picturesque Brandywine Valley, this twelve-story, 217-room hotel was commissioned by DuPont Company president Pierre S. du Pont and debuted in 1913. After opening, the hotel instantly earned international fame, rivaling the finest hotels in New York City and became the social epicenter for the Wilmington elite. The hotel remains committed to retaining the warmth and splendor that have made it so highly regarded for over a century, while anticipating the sophisticated expectations of today’s modern traveler.

Sheraton DFW |Irving, TX

Sheraton DFW

Completed Project 

The Sheraton DFW Airport hotel is located in the heart of the multi-faceted DFW submarket, and benefits from robust corporate, event, and travel infrastructure including the nation’s third busiest airport and nearly 30 million square feet of nearby office space with numerous Fortune 500 headquarters. With a local development pipeline comprising billions of dollars with new entertainment and residential projects, the DFW area is one of the most dynamic submarkets in the Dallas Metroplex and one of the most heavily trafficked business travel corridors in the entire country.