Categories for Hospitality

August 30, 2017

Royal Contract Lighting Illuminates Sagamore Pendry Baltimore

TAUNTON, Massachusetts—August 31, 2017—Royal Contract Lighting announced today that it has created dozens of lighting fixtures to enhance the public spaces of the Sagamore Pendry Baltimore hotel, the second hotel to open under the banner of Montage International‘s new luxury hospitality brand, Pendry. Developed by Montage International in collaboration with the Sagamore Development Company (owned... Read More


June 2, 2016

Urban Cool at Aloft

Royal Contract Lighting is pleased to announce that we have been selected by Starwoods Hotels and Resorts as a preferred vendor for Aloft Hotels. Starwood Hotels & Resorts opened a 158 million dual-branded Aloft and Elementhotel development in Boston’s Seaport district this past spring. The 330-room Aloft and 180-room Element Boston Seaport, designed by locally based Elkus Manfredi Architects, are located directly... Read More


April 18, 2016

Sonesta Bee Cave

Overlooking the rolling terrain of beautiful Texas Hill Country, Royal Sonesta Bee Cave celebrated its grand opening in July 2015. The first grounds-up development for Sonesta in the country, Sonesta Bee Cave is located just 20 minutes from downtown Austin – Texas’ famed “Live Music Capital of the World” – and brings together the unique... Read More


October 12, 2015

Envoy Hotel Featured in Boston Magazine

One of our latest projects, the Envoy Hotel in Boston’s Seaport district was recently featured in Boston Magazine. Royal Contract was commissioned by Group One Partners to manufacture contemporary lighting for all of the hotel’s 136 guestrooms and custom lighting for public spaces. We created innovative fixtures for the hotel’s Outlook Kitchen and Bar, including spectacular oversized illuminated rings... Read More


August 20, 2015

Boston’s “Grand Dame” Park Plaza Receives a $95 Million Makeover

When the Statler Hotel, now the Boston Park Plaza, opened in 1927, it was the largest hotel in New England and the first in the country to offer in-room radios. For decades, the union property was the epicenter of Boston’s Democratic political scene, frequented by presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to John F. Kennedy. Other famous... Read More


April 21, 2015

Marriott Columbia, South Carolina

The Marriott in Columbia, SC is situated in the heart of downtown, just steps from the state capitol building, the Congaree River, the University of South Carolina, and popular shops and tourist attractions. In an effort to reposition itself as the top property in the market, the Columbia Marriott underwent a $12 million renovation to completely transform the... Read More


November 4, 2014

Royal Sonesta Boston

 The Royal Sonesta Boston completed a major renovation in October, which includes a redesign of 200 guest rooms; a brand new lobby featuring a new coffee shop and cocktail lounge; and new waterfront meeting and event space overlooking the Charles River. “We are thrilled to introduce our beautifully reimagined hotel to our business and leisure... Read More


October 1, 2014

Lobby Bar, Caesars Palace

The newest addition to the Caesars Palace bar and lounge scene, Lobby Bar is a premiere cocktail destination. Formerly the Galleria Bar, newly renamed Lobby Bar reopened in the summer of 2014 after a sleek, million dollar renovation and expansion. Allard & Conversano Design of Oakland, CA, were commissioned for the Lobby Bar’s sophisticated redesign. The new space features expansive lounge... Read More


July 28, 2014

Waterstone Resort & Marina

Formerly the Boca Bridge Hotel, the 139 room Waterstone Resort & Marina has completed a renovation of more than $10 million, offering a distinct waterfront experience on the Intracoastal Waterway of the east coast of South Florida. Royal Contract Lighting supplied lighting for all 139 guestrooms, as well as custom fixtures for the lobbies, meeting... Read More


July 3, 2014

GS Associates Tours Taunton Facility

On July 1, 2014, Royal Contract Lighting hosted members of GS Associates of Newburyport at our Taunton, MA facility with a presentation, factory tour and wine tasting. We have collaborated with GS Associates on several recent hospitality projects in Boston, including Mandarin Oriental restaurant, the Westin Hotel at the Convention Center and the Langham Hotel.... Read More