Awards

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Development & Design

  • Atlanta Hospitality Alliance: Outstanding vision, dedication, and commitment to excellence – David D. Marvin, 2016
  • American Institute of Architects: Exemplary leadership is increasing the value of architecture and design in Atlanta – David D. Marvin, 2015
  • AAA Four Diamond Rating – Hyatt Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina, 2015
  • Invest Atlanta: Downtown Facade Improvement Program Grant – Glenn Hotel, 2014
  • Invest Atlanta: Downtown Facade Improvement Program Grant – STATS, 2014
  • Central Atlanta Progress: Design Excellence Award – 30 Tables, 2009
  • Hilton: Multi-brand Developer of the Year Award, 2008
  • Atlanta Regional Commission and Livable Communities Coalition: Exceptional Merit Award for Urban Revitalization – Park Pavilion, 2007
  • Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation: Excellence in Rehabilitation – Glenn Hotel, 2007
  • Atlanta Regional Commission and Livable Communities Coalition: Exceptional Merit Award for Historic Preservation – Glenn Hotel, 2006
  • ULI Atlanta District Council: Excellence in Development, 2006
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle: Deal of the Year, Best of Atlanta Real Estate – Rehab & Renovation of Glenn Hotel, 2005
  • ULI Atlanta District Council: Small-Scale Project of the Year Award – Legacy at Centennial Olympic Park, 2002
  • Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association: SMC Professionalism Awards, Best Sales Center – Centennial Park West Condominiums, 1999
  • MIT Center for Real Estate Primary Award: Spaulding Award – David D. Marvin, 1999
  • City of Atlanta: Urban Enterprise Zone Designation – Luckie Marietta District, 1997

Restaurants & Event Spaces

  • Big South Beer Competition and Festival: Gold Medal (Belgian Ale), Best in Show & Grand Champion for Shoot McGavin Witbier; Gold Medal (Lager) for 300 Pislner – STATS Brewpub, 2019
  • Food & Wine: America's Best Beer Gardens - Der Biergarten, 2013-2019
  • Eater Atlanta: Atlanta’s Top Rooftop Patios - SkyLounge, 2019
  • Foursquare City Guide: 15 Best Places with a Rooftop in Atlanta - SkyLounge, 2019
  • Big South Beer Competition and Festival: Silver Medal for Shoot McGavin Witbier – STATS Brewpub, 2018
  • Modern Luxury Weddings: Annual Diamond Award for Best Wedding Reception Venue – Ventanas, 2018
  • U.S. News & World Report: 50 Top Rooftop Bars Around the World - SkyLounge, 2018
  • Eater Atlanta: Atlanta's 16 Hottest Rooftop Patios - SkyLounge, 2018
  • TimeOut Atlanta: 11 Best Rooftop Bars in Atlanta - SkyLounge, 2018
  • Thrillist: Atlanta's Best Sports Bars - STATS Brewpub, 2018
  • Eater Atlanta: Best Sports Bars to Watch College Football - STATS Brewpub, 2018
  • Modern Luxury Weddings: Top 10 Catering Expert – Legacy Catering & Events, 2017
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Best Pizza in Atlanta – Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria, 2017
  • Thrillist: The Best Pizza Spots in Atlanta - Max's Coal Oven Pizzeria, 2017
  • Where Traveler: 12 Best Sports Bars in America – STATS, 2017
  • Zagat: 14 Must-Visit Rooftops in Atlanta – SkyLounge, 2017
  • Thrillist: Best Rooftop Bars in Atlanta – SkyLounge and Der Biergarten, 2017
  • TripAdvisor: Award for Superior Service – SkyLounge, Glenn’s Kitchen, Twin Smokers BBQ, Der Biergarten, and Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria, 2017
  • Thrillist: 10 Best Rooftops to Drink in the ATL - Der Biergarten 2014-2017
  • Jezebel: Atlanta’s Top 100 Hottest Restaurants: Der Biergarten, 2016
  • Zagat: 9 Totally Insane-Looking Dishes and Drinks in Atlanta - Dinosaur Beef Rib, Twin Smokers BBQ, 2016
  • Thrillist: 21 Best Rooftop Bars in America - SkyLounge, 2016
  • Thrillist: Best Restaurants in Downtown Atlanta - Max's Coal Oven Pizzeria & Twin Smokers BBQ, 2016
  • Jezebel: Atlanta's Top 100 Hottest Restaurants - STATS, 2015
  • Thrillist: Atlanta’s Best Sports Bars – STATS, 2015
  • Zagat: 12 Best New Atlanta Restaurants – Twin Smokers BBQ, 2015
  • Thrillist: ATL's 26 Best Outdoor Drinking Spots - SkyLounge, 2015
  • Vinepair: 15 Beer Garden in America You Have to Visit Before You Die - Der Biergarten, 2015
  • TimeOut New York: 22 Best Beer Gardens in America - Der Biergarten, 2015
  • Visit South: Atlanta’s Best Rooftop Bars – Der Biergarten, 2015
  • Zagat: Atlanta’s 11 Hottest Rooftop Restaurants & Bars – SkyLounge, 2015
  • USA Today: Best Beer Gardens – Der Biergarten, 2014
  • Thrillist: Best Beer Bars in Atlanta - Der Biergarten, 2014
  • Huffington Post: 21 Best Beer Gardens in the Country - Der Biergarten, 2014
  • Business Insider: Best Beer Gardens in the US - Der Biergarten, 2014
  • Atlanta Magazine: Atlanta's Best Bars - SkyLounge, 2014
  • Creative Loafing: Best of ATL 2014 - SkyLounge, 2014
  • Jezebel: Best of Atlanta - Best Sports Bar - STATS, 2013-2014
  • Forbes Travel Guide: Five Rooftop Bars to Visit in Atlanta - SkyLounge, 2013
  • Forbes Travel Guide: Best Sports Bar for March Madness - STATS, 2012
  • The Post Game: America's Best Sports Bars - STATS, 2012
  • Thrillist: Top 5 Sports Bars in Atlanta - STATS, 2012
  • USA Today: 10 Great Places to Forge Fun – STATS, 2009

Hotels

  • Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association: Spirit of Hospitality Award – Delma Condon, Sheraton Madison, 2018
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Outstanding Community Service – Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown, 2018
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Outstanding Special Event – Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown, 2018
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Spirit of Hospitality Award – Santresia Coggins, Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park, 2018
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Spirit of Hospitality Award – William Moore, DoubleTree Atlanta Northlake, 2018
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Emerging Hospitality Leader – Colin James-Sarner, Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park, 2018
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Outstanding Support Department Employee – Eduardo Byers, Glenn Hotel, 2018
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Outstanding Roomkeeper – Derrick Joseph, Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park, 2018
  • Hilton: Embassy Suites Connie Pride of Excellence Award – Embassy Suites Chattanooga-Hamilton Place, 2018
  • Hilton: Director of Sales Merit Award Winner – Ashley Hollis, Embassy Suites Chattanooga-Hamilton Place, 2018
  • Hilton: Embassy Suites Connie Pride of Excellence Award – Embassy Suites Chattanooga-Hamilton Place, 2017
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Outstanding Community Service – Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown, 2017
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Volunteer of the Year Award – Frank Phair, Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park, 2017
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Outstanding Support Department Employee – Theodore Lucas, The American Hotel, 2017
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Outstanding Support Department Employee – Bell Foster, DoubleTree Atlanta Northlake, 2017
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Outstanding Administrative Employee – Angela Holcomb, Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park, 2017
  • TripAdvisor: Award for Superior Service – Embassy Suites Chattanooga, Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown, Embassy Suites Centennial Olympic Park, Glenn Hotel, 2017
  • TimeOut: 15 Best Hotels in Atlanta – Glenn Hotel, 2017
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Outstanding General Manager – Frank Phair, Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park, 2016
  • Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association: Outstanding Good Earthkeeping – Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park, 2016
  • Hilton: General Manager of the Year Merit Award – Frank Phair, Embassy Suites Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park, 2016
  • Hilton: QA Best of Best – Embassy Suites Chattanooga-Hamilton Place, 2016
  • Greater Chattanooga Hospitality Association Awards: Lodging Employee of the Year: Charlotte Appleberry, Housekeeping Inspector, Embassy Suites Chattanooga-Hamilton Place, 2016
  • Atlanta Hospitality Alliance: Outstanding vision, dedication, and commitment to excellence – David D. Marvin, 2016
  • Hilton: General Manager of the Year Merit Award – Paul Mezick, Embassy Suites by Hilton Chattanooga-Hamilton Place, 2015
  • Hilton: TQS Award – Embassy Suites Chattanooga-Hamilton Place, 2015
  • Greater Chattanooga Hospitality Association Awards: Lodging GM of the Year – Paul Mezick, Embassy Suites Chattanooga-Hamilton Place, 2015
  • Hilton: Embassy Suites Hotel of the Year – Embassy Suites Chattanooga-Hamilton Place, 2014
  • Hilton: Embassy Suites Total Quality Score award – Embassy Suites Chattanooga Hamilton Place, 2014
  • Hilton: CEO Light & Warmth Award – Dale Gustafson, Director of Sales, Embassy Suites Centennial Olympic Park, 2014
  • USA TODAY: Atlanta’s Top 10 Hotels near the Georgia Dome – Glenn Hotel and Embassy Suites Centennial Olympic Park, 2014
  • Hilton: Highest Embassy Suites year over year revenue growth – Embassy Suites at Centennial Olympic Park, 2006
  • Hilton: Highest Embassy Suites Operating Margin – Embassy Suites at Centennial Olympic Park, 2002

Economic Impact

  • Kwanza Hall Award: Exemplary leadership is increasing the value of architecture and design in Atlanta – David D. Marvin, 2015
  • Central Atlanta Progress: Economic Impact Award – Legacy, 2012
  • Georgia Governor: Tourism Champion Partnership Award – Luckie Marietta District, 2011
  • Atlanta Regional Commission and Livable Communities Coalition: Exceptional Merit Award for Urban Revitalization – Park Pavilion, 2007
  • City of Atlanta: Tax Allocation District Grant – Park Pavilion, 2005
  • City of Atlanta: Tax Allocation District Grant – 300 Marietta Street (Restaurant Row), 2005
  • City of Atlanta: Tax Allocation District Grant – The Glenn Hotel, 2005

Historic Preservation & Sustainability

  • Atlanta Regional Commission and Livable Communities Coalition: Exceptional Merit Award for Urban Revitalization – Park Pavilion, 2007
  • Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation: Excellence in Rehabilitation – Glenn Hotel, 2007
  • Atlanta Regional Commission and Livable Communities Coalition: Exceptional Merit Award for Historic Preservation – Glenn Hotel, 2006
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle: Deal of the Year, Best of Atlanta Real Estate – Rehab & Renovation of Glenn Hotel, 2005