Gatehouse Capital Corp. CEO Marty Collins
Dunhill Partners, Inc. has chosen Gatehouse Capital Corp. to be the developer for the new Virgin Hotels Dallas in the Design District area of Dallas, according to Bill Hutchinson, President of Dunhill Partners.
"Gatehouse Capital has demonstrated it is the premiere lifestyle hotel developer in the country with its development of W Hollywood, W Dallas, W San Diego and W Silicon Valley among many others,” stated Hutchinson. “Gatehouse is an experienced and credible addition to our team. We are glad to have their team’s extensive experience on this project. I have known Marty Collins, founder of Gatehouse, and his wife Josy for a long time. Josy Collins is a long-time and significant tenant in the Design District with Scott + Cooner, which is prominently situated in the Decorative Center.”
The 240-room hotel, expected to open in 2018, will feature luxury suites, restaurants, bars, meeting space, and a rooftop terrace with a pool, spa and gym. The Virgin Hotel will be located at Hi Line and Turtle Creek in the Design District. Construction will start March 2017 and will be the first Virgin Hotels in Texas.
Marty Collins, CEO of Dallas-based Gatehouse Capital commented, “We love the Dallas Design District and have had an office here for five years. I am so happy that Dunhill Partners purchased the Design District and is taking the development to the next level. Virgin Hotels is an iconic brand with a great vision on revolutionizing an industry. The national lifestyle hotel segment is an important development platform within Gatehouse and this project presents an opportunity for us to further showcase our capabilities with a great brand and owner."