A hotel is ready to begin construction as a piece of a downtown Raleigh North Carolina project. Plans have been filed with the City of Raleigh for the construction of a 138-room hotel at 415 S. Blount St. The hotel developer, Summit Hospitality, is working with Williams Realty & Building Company to bring a hotel and apartment project to the site. The hotel will be a Marriott-branded TownePlace Suites. Plans show one 7-story building totaling 85,000 square feet and featuring 138 guest rooms. The hotel site is currently used as a parking lot. The hotel would include a lobby bar, expanded fitness facilities and integrated outdoor terraces. The apartment portion of the development, situated at 414 S. Person St., is already under construction and is being marketed as The Acorn on Person Street. The building will also rise 7 stories and total 92,000 square feet. Approved plans show 4 stories of residential units 107 in total above 3 stories of shared structured parking. Cline Design Associates is the project Architect.