completion: 1992 facilities: restored ballroom (500 banquet), new ballroom (1500 banquet), breakout rooms, 4 F&B outlets, central production kitchen, 550 guest rooms, 20 retail outlets cmaservice: Architects (Michael’s works at Carruthers & Associates
This project encompassed the complete redevelopment, restoration and integration of the Empress Hotel as the leading four-star hotel, meeting and conference facility on the Pacific Rim. In addition to creation of new stand-alone entry pavilion, fitness facility, lift tower and conference center all areas of the Hotel received a full refurbishment and fire and life safety upgrade. The works included the construction of a 3-level, 350 car parking structure.
The project is ranked as one of the top ten restored hotels in the world by Conde Nast.