ATLANTA—Noble Investment Group announced the acquisition of the Q Hotel located in the historic Westport District of Kansas City, Mo. The 123-room hotel will undergo a comprehensive renovation and conversion to become one of the first AC Hotels by Marriott properties located in the United States.
AC Hotels by Marriott is an urban lifestyle hotel brand that currently has 79 properties in Spain, Italy, Portugal, and France.
“Marriott is a long-standing brand partner of Noble and we are excited to help launch the AC by Marriott brand in the United States,” said Noble chief executive officer, Mit Shah.
The hotel will feature European-inspired design, local influenced museum-quality artifacts, and technology enabled functional spaces to satisfy the needs of today’s traveler.
“Noble’s acquisition and subsequent ability to reposition this asset to Marriott’s AC Hotels by Marriott, their latest offering in the lifestyle brand category, will enable us deliver a product that is designed and caters to the next generation traveler already prevalent and supportive of the existing retail, restaurant and nightlife businesses in Westport. Our ability to deliver a product targeted to Westport and its surrounding businesses will allow us to maximize operating performance and add substantial value to this investment,” said Noble principal, Ben Brunt.