The hotel on our Roosevelt Island campus will be a boutique Graduate brand hotel, the Associated Press reports.
The Graduate Roosevelt Island hotel is expected to open in 2019. The boutique Graduate brand has hotels in locations where there's a strong identification with a university, and the Roosevelt Island site will be located at the gateway to the Cornell Tech complex, which is being built by Cornell University. The first phase of Cornell Tech is scheduled to open in September.
The Graduate Roosevelt Island hotel will be a new build with 196 rooms and will offer unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline. There are no other hotels on the island.
Read the full article on the Associated Press.