WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Officials at Starwood Hotels & Resorts,
based here, said the company will spend upward of $20 million to
renovate several of its properties in northern and central New
A rundown of the work projects follows:At the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel in East Rutherford, $3
million is being spent to renovate the property and reposition it
as the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel and Conference Center.
Renovations, which are slated to be finished by mid-February,
include converting the executive office and banquet room space to a
conference center, with nine meeting rooms offering more than 4,300
square feet of space.
The new facility will have the seal of approval from the
International Association of Conference Centers. When the work is
completed, the property will offer more than 26,000 square feet of
meeting and banquet space.
The renovation project also will include redesigning the lobby
as well as the Terrace restaurant and providing space that can be
used for private parties.A $5 million face-lift has begun at the Sheraton Edison Hotel
and is scheduled to be completed in April.
The program includes completely overhauling the property's 274
guest rooms, corridors, banquet and meeting rooms and other public
A 3,000-square-foot junior ballroom will be added to the hotel,
and the existing 8,000 square feet of meeting space will be
upgraded.At the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel, $11 million will be spent on
upgrading public areas and guest rooms.
Renovations also will include the construction of a
5,000-square-foot ballroom and the conversion of 20 guest rooms to
small meeting or break-out rooms.
When work is done, the hotel will offer 370 guest rooms and a
second concierge floor.
The property also launched a kosher sales division and opened a
Glatt kosher kitchen. The new sales division will create and market
special events such as bar and bat mitzvahs, weddings and programs
for holidays such as Rosh Hashana and Passover.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Bound Brook, N.J., residents victimized by
Hurricane Floyd in September will receive help from three New
Jersey Starwood Hotels & Resorts properties.
The Sheraton Meadowlands, the Sheraton Parsippany and the
Sheraton Edison have launched Turning the Tide -- Sheraton Aids
The properties will donate household items and furnishings that
are being replaced during work projects at the hotels.