Approved Hotel Project in Orange Delayed Due to COVID-19
On June 1st the City of Orange Planning Commission approved a one-year extension for the construction of a 306-guestroom, five-story dual-brand Marriott Hotel.
The Planning Commission originally approved the Marriot project on June 4th, 2018 but it has since been delayed due to the economic conditions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. On May 12th, 2020, the Community Development Department received a request for a time extension on the project entitlements due to the difficulty of securing investors and lenders.
DCSG Developments, the applicant, intends to develop the 195,000 SF hotel on a 4.55-acre site located at 3000 West Chapman Avenue in Orange. A Motel 6 and Denny’s Restaurant are currently located on the site, both of which are slated for demolition. The project will consist of a Residence Inn and a Courtyard with amenities such as guest lounges, fitness rooms, meeting rooms, and an outdoor pool and spa.
The project, which is located in the Amended Southwest Redevelopment Project Area, would be designed by Architects Orange. The architectural style will be modern and would incorporate the surrounding area’s architectural features.