Gordon Ramsay plans to open two more restaurants in London this year, one of them with the sportsman David Beckham. This is a good time to consider his impact on gastronomy rather than his pantomime role as an angry TV chef.
Ian Schrager , the New York developer who pioneered the boutique hotel concept, has bid on three sites in Manhattan as he starts a company focused on both luxury properties and trendy, less-expensive ones.
Ian Schrager, who pioneered the boutique-hotel concept, is partnering with developer Durst Fetner Residential LLC on a $400 million Public-branded property in Manhattan, with plans to open in about three years.
Marriott International Inc., the largest publicly traded U.S. hotel chain, reached a preliminary agreement to sell three properties under construction in London, south Florida and Manhattan for about $800 million.
Ian Schrager , the developer credited with inventing the boutique-hotel concept, considered buying Manhattan’s landmark Hotel Chelsea and decided against an offer after viewing the 127-year-old property last month.
Ian Schrager said domestic and international buyers are driving unprecedented demand for luxury property in the Miami area, where two penthouses at one of his developments are under contract for a record $34 million.