January 13, 1989 |
DOUBLETREE Glassboro, Gloucester County 609-881-2282 The peach and apple orchard that once was Rowan's Farm is well on its way to becoming Doubletree, 150 single-family houses in Glassboro. Rowan still has land and fruit-bearing trees nearby. From April to October, his farmstand is open on the field across the road from the Doubletree development. For fallow times, Super Fresh and Acme sell produce only a few blocks away on Route 47. Doubletree houses, ranging from $119,900 to $155,150, come in 51 exterior colors.
January 1, 2016
Pennsylvania's delegation at the Democratic National Convention will stay at the Double Tree Hilton downtown this summer, while New Jersey's bunks at the Renaissance Philadelphia Airport. Hawaii and Idaho will have to travel a little farther from the Double Tree Hilton in Valley Forge. American Samoa, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands will stay at the Courtyard Lansdale - 42 miles from the Wells Fargo Center. Area hotels will house about 6,000 delegates over the course of the convention, which runs from July 25-28.
August 9, 1987 |
When officials of Together Inc., Glassboro's only counseling and referral service, saw its new children's shelter being built on Greentree Road in June, they thought a dozen youngsters would be moving in by July. But because of delays, said Susan Sasser, executive director of the shelter, it probably won't open until next month. The delays stem from the state's rejection of plans for a sewer system submitted by Site Development Inc. of Marlton, the developers of The Center at Doubletree.
January 17, 1993 |
Townhomes at Doubletree, Glassboro, Gloucester County DeMaio Builders Inc. is offering deals to home buyers who are in the market for them. You can pick the package that is perfect for you at the builder's two-story condominium homes at the Townhomes at Doubletree, in Glassboro. The standard homes, priced at $83,900 (interior unit) and $94,900 (end unit), include a full basement, gas heat and central air conditioning, and a bathroom with a tub and a stall shower, a double vanity and a ceramic-tile floor.
January 3, 1986 |
A shopping center and 570 housing units will be built at Delsea Drive and Heston Road in Glassboro, Site Development Inc. said yesterday. Construction on DoubleTree, a 200-acre planned-unit development, will begin this spring, according to John P. Silvestri, president of the Marlton-based real estate development firm. The $75 million project will be built on land that is operated by Rowand Farms, which cultivates fruit trees, said Silvestri. It is across from the College Town Shopping Center.
September 9, 1993 |
Negotiations to let Hershey Entertainment & Resort Co. escape from its lease on the Philadelphia Hilton Hotel are moving ahead, thanks in part to Herco's determination to file for bankruptcy for all of its operations, if necessary, to speed the process, hotel-industry sources say. Herco, which has a dozen profitable properties in Hershey, Pa., has indicated that it would "consider all options" to get out of its lease on the hotel, spokesman Jay...
November 10, 1993 |
The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority gave unanimous approval yesterday for its representatives to begin negotiations with the developers of a $520 million project expected to return Atlantic City's "Queen of Resorts" to her former grandeur. The Maryland-based Rouse Co., known nationally for projects such as the Gallery Market East in Philadelphia and the Inner Harbor in Baltimore, will work with the Doubletree Hotels Corp. and Caesars Boardwalk Regency Corp. on the city's ambitious "Gateway Project.
January 11, 2016
Q: I booked a room at the DoubleTree hotel in Vancouver, Wash. through Hotwire for our children's and grandchildren's stay over Thanksgiving. We received a confirmation of the reservation for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights for a total of $272. We had no further communication with Hotwire. When our children arrived at 10 p.m. with their kids - 7-month-old twins and a 2-year-old - they were told Hotwire had canceled the reservation. I didn't get any message or email from Hotwire saying it was canceling my reservation.
October 29, 1993 |
The $520 million "Gateway Corridor," expected to be the centerpiece of the city's plan to move from gambling mecca to family resort, will be built by the Maryland-based Rouse Co. The company has developed the Gallery Market East in Philadelphia, Inner Harbor in Baltimore and Riverwalk in New Orleans. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority hired Rouse to work with Doubletree Hotels Corp. and Caesars Boardwalk Regency Corp. on the project, which is expected to provide 1,000 permanent jobs and 5,600 construction jobs, according to Nick Amato, executive director of the development authority.
August 15, 2016
Name: Room Mate Hotels, room-matehotels.com What it does: A hotel group launched by three friends who were looking for hotels they actually wanted to stay in. It began in Madrid and has expanded to 23 hotels in 12 cities in Europe, the United States, Mexico, and Turkey. More hotels are planned in 2017 for Rotterdam, Netherlands, and Barcelona, Spain, among other destinations. What's hot: Each property in the hotel group has its own name and distinctive decor. That personal approach extends to hotel guests, whom the staff is encouraged to treat as friends, buddies, or roommates.