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Starwood Hotels and Resorts opens ecology-conscious Element brand hotel in New Jersey

25 August 2014

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) said it has announced the opening of Element Harrison – Newark, the brand´s second hotel in New Jersey.

Featuring 138 stylish, sustainable rooms and a light-filled atmosphere designed to fuel a life in balance and on the move, the new Element will quickly emerge as the social hub of Harrison´s burgeoning urban lifestyle scene where business and leisure travelers, professional sports fans and locals will intersect in a fun, stimulating setting. The hotel is owned by Harrison Hotel 1, an entity of Ironstate Holdings, LLC and The Pegasus Group, and managed by Crescent Hotels and Resorts.

Element is the first major hotel brand to mandate that all properties pursue the US Green Building Council´s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for high-performance buildings. It´s recognized as an industry leader in the eco-space, and offers travelers a fresh, reimagined interpretation of the extended stay hotel experience. To date, there are Element hotels in 11 markets in North America with new domestic and international hotels in development. Visit

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with nearly 1,200 properties in 100 countries, and 181,400 employees at its owned and managed properties. For more information, visit

Ironstate Holdings, LLC (and Ironstate Development company) is one of the largest privately held real estate development companies in the Northeast. Its website is at

Crescent Hotels and Resorts is a nationally recognized, top-ten independent third-party operator of hotels and resorts. For more information, visit


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