New Courtyard by Marriott Begins Construction in Maui

Great news for Maui's tourism scene: R.D. Olson Construction started building the four-story, 138-room Courtyard by Marriott Maui hotel.

The 80,000 square-foot hotel will remain under the ownership of its developer, R.D. Olson Development, and it will be managed by Marriott International. Construction project cost for the Courtyard by Marriott Maui will be $16.5 million, and the expected completion date is set for spring 2011.

Courtyard by Marriott Maui is located at the intersection of Haleakala Highway and Keolani Place on 3.5 acres of prime real estate neighboring Kahului airport and Maui’s business, commercial and governmental hub.

The hotel will house 49 studio king and 79 studio double queen guest rooms, six suites, and four extended stay suites. Johnson Braund Design Group of Seattle, Wash., is providing the architectural and interior design services.

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