Hyatt to manage Wall Street development

The Hakimian Group has announced details of 75 Wall Street luxury residences which will work alongside a 250-Suite Hotel to be managed by Global Hyatt under its new ‘Andaz’ brand.Soaring 42 stories above Lower Manhattan, 75 Wall Street is the modern-day gateway to New York’s famed financial district. When the transformation of this rose-colored brick tower from office building to condominium residences and a luxury hotel is completed in 2008, the former downtown headquarters of JPMorgan Chase will be the largest residential and multi-use project south of Canal Street.

75 Wall Street defines world-class luxury living w ith an abundance of amenities and a full-service lifestyle. 350 luxury condominiums comprise the upper 24 floors while 250 hotel suites in the lower portion of the building will be managed by Hyatt Corp. under its newly launched luxury lifestyle brand, Andaz. The word Andaz means personal style. This new luxury hotel brand expresses individual style and personal independence in an environment of casual elegance. It offers local personality, innovative design and a relaxed atmosphere, plus unpretentious, responsive, personalized service.

The award-winning architectural design firm The Rockwell Group, has been engaged to reconfigure the interiors and public spaces for both the residences and hotel including the grand lobby designed as a three-story, light-filled atrium with separate entrances for hotel guests and condominium residents.