New Boutique Hotel Opens in Downtown El Dorado
The Haywood is developed by NMTP in conjunction with a group of local El Dorado investors. The $15.0 million project is the latest addition to the Tapestry Collection by Hilton.
The Haywood is a modern take on southern life and an ode to the culture, people and stories of South Arkansas.
“The Haywood is critical to the success of MAD,” said Madison Murphy, Chairman of the Board of Murphy USA. “It’s something special that will reflect the spirit of our dynamic city, and also fills the huge need we have for accommodations for our weekday business travelers.
“The hotel creates a cultural breezeway through this great community,” said Ray Nolan, Senior VP of Development with NMTP and the development team lead. “We’re fortunate to be a part of the inspiring work El Dorado has done with MAD.”
The Haywood will include The Well, a sophisticated bar with small tapas–style plates, cocktails, wine and craft beer. The Well will feature a welcoming space accented by dark, warm wood paneling and a wood-coffered ceiling. Connected to the bar is the hotel den, a comfortable, spacious room with a wood burning fireplace, sofas and lounge chairs where guests can relax and take in the open lobby view.
In addition, custom art from Arkansas artists will be featured throughout the hotel. Outside, just off the den, there will be an outdoor courtyard with a pool, as well as a porch along South Washington Avenue that overlooks MAD. Here, guests can enjoy a drink from The Well before catching a concert at the MAD amphitheater.
“What’s exciting about The Haywood is that it’s not just for out-of-towners,” said Greg Marquart, General Manager of The Haywood. “Locals can meet friends at The Well after work, or book it for special events.”
Architecture and interior design for The Haywood were provided by AMR Architects and Shelby Cotton, and the general contractor was Clark Contractors. Construction financing was provided by Bancorp South. The hotel will be managed by Beechwood-Pinnacle Hospitality. Greg Marquart will be the hotel’s General Manager.
For more information, please contact: Ray Nolan Newmark Moses Tucker Partners firstname.lastname@example.org 501-376-6555 About Newmark Moses Tucker Partners Newmark Moses Tucker Partners is a full-service commercial real estate operation, offering services including, but not limited to, tenant representation, landlord representation, real estate and economic consulting services, investment sales and capital markets, property and facilities management.
Newmark Moses Tucker Partners offers a full spectrum of commercial real estate services for clients throughout Arkansas. The firm’s headquarters is in downtown Little Rock, with offices in Bentonville. Newmark Moses Tucker Partners is the second largest commercial brokerage and management firm in the state, with 8.2 million square feet of commercial space under management in Arkansas and approximately 100 employees among two offices. For more information visit www.newmarkmtp.com.
About AMR Architects AMR Architects, Inc. was founded in 1982 with a central purpose in mind: To create buildings that enhance environment and work for owners and occupants, while providing joy in their everyday use. In the time since, our work has proven that creative, innovative architecture can accomplish these ends. AMR has received numerous design awards in over three decades of work.
While AMR works in multiple areas, its focus over the last 34 years has been on college campuses and urban centers. It has worked for three decades to revitalize the River Market District in Downtown Little Rock, and for two decades, has planned and executed a master plan for Arkansas Tech that helped their campus double in size.
About Beechwood Hospitality Beechwood Hospitality began in Little Rock in 1939 and has been developing and managing its own hotels since 1958. Operating under the Hilton, Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), Marriott, Ramada, Choice and various independent brands, Beechwood also provides third-party management for private companies, public companies, The Resolution Trust, Bankruptcy Courts, banks and individuals. Beechwood has earned numerous Franchisor awards over the years, including Hotel of the Year – the most prestigious award as chosen by hotel guests – for three consecutive years. About Clark Contractors Clark Contractors is a full-service general contractor headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas. Since its founding in 2009, it has grown to annual revenues of $150 million with offices in Little Rock, Bentonville and Dallas. Its hospitality experience is particularly impressive, having amassed a portfolio that includes almost 60 hotels in over 14 states. To date, Clark has built almost 9 million square feet and 11 million hotel rooms.