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We have years of experience working with Hilton, Marriott, IHG, Hyatt and Choice hotel brands including new construction, re-flagging, renovations, and upgrades. Our knowledgeable team brings the following strengths to every project:


Due Diligence: Conducting thorough assessments and feasibility studies specific to mid-rise hospitality projects, considering site suitability, regulatory compliance, and constraints.


Design Proficiency: Demonstrated ability to create functional and appealing designs tailored for mid-rise hospitality structures, considering the needs of branded hotels, boutique hotels, and other prototypical or semi-custom accommodation models.


Understanding of Zoning and Regulations: In-depth knowledge of local zoning laws, building codes, and regulations for mid-rise hospitality developments, ensuring compliance and feasibility.


Space Planning: Expertise in effective space utilization.


Sustainability: Experience in integrating sustainable practices and eco-friendly designs into every project, considering energy efficiency, materials, and environmental impact. Proficiency in incorporating solar energy systems and designing infrastructure to support electric vehicle charging stations, aligning seamlessly with stringent zoning regulations and standards.


Construction Knowledge: Understanding construction techniques and materials suitable for mid-rise hospitality projects, emphasizing durability and compliance with zoning and brand requirements. Proficiency in modular construction methods, Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) techniques, and 5-over-1 podium construction.


Construction Administration: Providing comprehensive construction administration services, ensuring compliance with design specifications and zoning regulations.


Technology Proficiency: Familiarity with design software, BIM, and other technological tools, facilitating planning, visualization, and compliance. Proficiency in leveraging Autodesk Build for efficient planning, seamless collaboration, and streamlined project management.

Our Services Include:

Pre-Design Services

  • Master Planning
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Conditions Assessment
  • Concept Design
  • Programming & Needs Assessment
  • Site Analysis
  • Site Planning
  • Building & Zoning Analysis
  • Project Evaluation
  • Sustainability Approach
  • Urban Planning & Design
  • Entitlements Package

Planning, Design & Construction

  • Full Architectural Design Services
  • Construction Documentation & Specifications
  • Permitting
  • Franchise Submittal
  • LEED Certification
  • Project Management
  • Construction Administration


When a hotel undergoes a conversion or rebranding to another flag, it involves several design considerations to align the existing building with the new brand’s image, identity, and standards. DesignCell offers a range of services tailored to meet the specific needs of hotel owners including:

  • Brand Standards Compliance
  • Façade Changes
  • Building Code Compliance
  • Technology upgrades
  • Accessibility and Safety Compliance

Property Improvement Plans (PIP):

Property Improvement Plan (PIP) renovation typically involves specific upgrades or improvements required by a hotel brand or ownership group to meet brand standards or enhance the property’s competitiveness. DesignCell provides various services customized to meet the specific needs of hotel owners, such as:

  • Assessment and Documentation
  • Compliance with Brand Standards
  • Design and Planning
  • Guest Room Upgrades
  • Accessibility and Safety Compliance
  • Revit Model
  • Exterior Remodel / Refresh


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