Owner’s Representative administering all professionals and general construction from conceptual design to final Certificate of Occupancy. Aloft Harlem is a new construction, mixed-use 12-story residential and hotel building. The hotel, which will be operated by the Starwood Group of Hotels, will feature a modern, loft-inspired design geared toward tech-savvy consumers.
Ground-up construction of a 12-story, 137,000 SF mixed-use building with a below-grade parking garage in a densely populated, urban neighborhood. The Hotel will occupy the first six floors and will contain 124 hotel rooms. BCS is responsible for administering all furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E), as well as signature Aloft Hotel custom amenities. High tech features will include the installation of self check-in kiosks, an LED display screen in the lobby, free wireless access throughout the hotel, and a “plug & play” connectivity station in each room linking personal electronics to an LCD TV. The remaining floors, 7 through 12, will be occupied by 45 residential units. The condominium portion of the building will have a separate lobby and a dedicated express elevator to the seventh floor. The building is con-structed with two set-backs creating five private terraces. The interiors of the condo units will feature high-end luxury finishes such as fully tiled marble bathrooms and kitchens with designer cabinets, marble counters, custom glass tile backsplashes, and stainless steel Energy Star appliances.
Four months pre-development followed by 18 months construction.
H. Thomas O’Hara, Architect, PLLC