Hidrock files plans for new 31-story Midtown hotel

Hidrock Properties is planning a new 161-room hotel on a Midtown assemblage it acquired for $47 million, according to property records filed with the city Friday. Financial District-based Hidrock filed plans for a 116,000-square-foot, 31-story hotel at 12 East 48th Street. The family-led development firm, led by CEO Abraham Hidary, acquired the three commercial buildings […]

Gary Barnett to build NYC’s first Hard Rock Hotel: report

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Biloxi, Miss. (credit: Santcomm) (inset: Gary Barnett, credit: STUDIO SCRIVO) Gary Barnett is reportedly bringing the Hard Rock Hotel to New York City. The popular theme restaurant, hotel and casino operator plans to announce its first Northeast hotel next week – a Manhattan location that reportedly will be in partnership with […]