Business Development Featured Travel, Shopping & Leisure Fara Illich August 19, 2010

hyatt_phoenixThe Hyatt Regency Phoenix has recently completed an extensive renovation including upgrades to all guestrooms and a new lobby.  As reported by, the $15 million renovation also involved improvements to the fitness center, meeting space and the hotel’s iconic rooftop restaurant the Compass Arizona Grill. The Hyatt is located across from the West Entrance to the Phoenix Convention Center at 2nd Street & Adams.  For more information please visit Hyatt Regency Phoenix Hotel Completes $15 Million Renovation or take the time to stroll over and see the fantastic new Gensler-designed lobby.  It’s quite a sight.
HTC-prerenovationContinuing their long tradition of charitable giving to the state of Arizona and Downtown Phoenix interests, the Virgina G. Piper Charitable Trust recently awarded the Arizona Theatre Company and Actors Theatre of Phoenix a $150,000 grant.  The Arizona Theatre Company in Phoenix is based at the Herberger Theater Center between 2nd and 3rdStreets on Monroe.  The Herberger is currently undergoing an extensive renovation in celebration of its 20th birthday in October.  For more information on the Piper Grant please visit ATC and Actors Theatre of Phoenix Awarded $150,000. The Arizona Republic recently published a “Viewpoint” highlighting the influence of the Herberger Theater Center on the region over the past 20 years. Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard is quoted as saying “All that came later to enliven and refresh Downtown Phoenix – theaters, museums, sports arenas, bars, restaurants, galleries – sprang from the inspiration and example of the Herberger Theater.”  To read the entire story, please visit:  Herberger Theater Influence Spreads Throughout Region.