Work starts on JW Marriott Hotel & Residences

Phase II of The One Transworks Square project, the JW Marriott Hotel & Residences launched in February. The tower will consist of the hotel and luxury residences in two levels.

Phase Two of The One Transworks Square project, the 70 storey JW Marriott Hotel & Residences was launched on 22 February. The lower levels of the tower (L14-26) will hold the Hotel with 256 hotel rooms, while the upper levels (L27-70) will house 206 luxury residences.

JW Marriott, part of Marriott International, has over 80 properties across 30 countries. Their brand positioning is approachable luxury and simple elegance. The interior design of the tower takes inspiration from Sri Lankan design elements, including the colour sapphire and reflects JW Marriott’s brand values: Authentic, Crafted, and Intuitive.

Speaking at the press conference launching the tower, Mr. Jaideep Wahi, Chief Marketing Officer of The One Transworks Square stated that the investor appetite remained strong with a mixture of local and foreigner buyers expressing interest.

China Construction Design International (CCDI), a subsidiary of CSCE Corporation headquartered in Shanghai, is the principal design consultant. Cheng Chung Design (CCD), have partnered as the Interior Design Consultant for both Towers One and Two and are working on the residences. Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) Hong Kong, is contracted as the Interior Design company for Tower Two and the hotel.

The first tower, launched in 2018, is the Ritz-Carlton Tower which will hold the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and the Ritz-Carlton Residences, managed by Marriott International. Marriott International’s first property in Sri Lanka was the Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa.

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