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Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, has broken ground on its new Dallas property. Virgin Hotels Dallas is set to open at the end of 2018.
Located in the up-and-coming Design District on Hi Line Dr. and Turtle Creek Blvd., Virgin Hotels Dallas will have more than 200 Chambers, including Grand Chamber Suites, and multiple dining and drinking outlets, including a pool deck and bar, a rooftop lounge, and the brand's flagship space, The Commons Club.
The hotel will be a new build located within the 33 acres that developer Dunhill Partners and its founder, Bill Hutchinson, acquired in 2014. The area also has world-class furniture showrooms, avant-garde art galleries, museums, antique shops and an influx of buzz worthy new restaurants and shops. Dunhill Partners has chosen Gatehouse Capital to develop Virgin Hotels Dallas.
The brand's first hotel, Virgin Hotels Chicago, is now open and accepting reservations at www.virginhotels.com, with Nashville, Palm Springs and New York slated to open next. Virgin Hotels continues to explore properties in cities such as Boston, Los Angeles, Miami, Austin, Seattle, San Francisco, Washington DC, and London; locations where it is pursuing hotel and office conversions and ground-up development.