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Delray Newspaper – Food Hall headed to downtown Delray Beach

Foodies will soon be able to sample items from 35 different food stalls in the Delray Beach Market. Developers Menin Development and the construction team officially broke ground on the new food hall project on Nov. 14. Slated to open spring 2021, the four-story, 150,000-square-foot building is located at 33 SE 3rd Ave. It will also feature a 220 car, four-level parking garage and multiple outdoor spaces at ground and mezzanine levels. “Downtown Delray certainly offers no shortage of dining experiences, but Delray Beach Market brings a culinary diversity on a large scale at one central hub,” Menin CEO Craig Menin said. “It gives the community a gathering spot to connect, exchange ideas and break bread. With the incredible food concepts coming to Delray Beach Market, we’re really upping the ante in terms of the dining scene in South Florida.” The building was designed by Principal Architect Jose Andrew Gonzalez…

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December 2, 2019|General

The Coastal Star – Business Spotlight: Ground broken for new hotel in Pineapple Grove

By Christine Davis Delray Beach-based Menin Development landed a $72 million loan to finance construction of the Ray, a 141-room hotel planned in the Pineapple Grove Arts District at 201 NE Second Ave., according to a June 6 Commercial Observer report. Madison Realty Capital provided the 24-month construction loan with extension options. The Ray will have a rooftop pool and bar, event space and two restaurants. Menin Development purchased the site for $26.6 million in 2016. Ground was broken on June 12. Construction will begin later this summer and is expected to be completed May 2021. Ground will be broken for Delray Beach Market, 33 SE Third Ave., another Menin Development project, later this summer. Touted as “Florida’s largest food hall,” with 60,000 square feet housing 35 curated vendors, the market is set for a grand opening in fall 2020. https://thecoastalstar.com/profiles/blogs/business-spotlight-ground-broken-for-new-hotel-in-pineapple-grove

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July 8, 2019|General

Delray Newspaper – Construction On The Ray Hotel Underway In Pineapple Grove

Folks visiting Delray’s Pineapple Grove Arts District will soon have a new place to stay. The Ray, a 141-room hotel, is under construction. Delray Beach-based Menin Development broke ground on the new hotel last month. “We are glad to get to this point,” Craig Menin said, adding the project has been in the works for the past three years. City officials joined the Menin team and Moss Construction employees, who will be in charge of construction for the ground breaking. “We are very excited,” Mayor Shelly Petrolia said. When it opens, the hotel will be part of the Curio Collection by Hilton. It will feature a new architectural style for the city billed as “Tropical Modernism.” Elements include living walls, rooftop garden, courtyards, large-scale sculptures and art installations. There will be a 20,000-square-foot rooftop pool deck with lounge areas and cabanas. There will be rooftop yoga, fitness and massage areas…

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July 2, 2019|General

ABC WPBF 25 – The Ray Groundbreaking

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June 20, 2019|General

CBS 12 News – The Ray Groundbreaking

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June 20, 2019|General

CBS12 – Environmentally friendly hotel to open in 2021

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — An environmentally friendly hotel is set to open in Palm Beach County. Developers broke ground on the ray hotel this morning in Delray Beach. The hotel will feature tropical modernism architecture, meaning living walls, rooftop gardens and large scale sculptures. Guests will be able to enjoy a rooftop pool deck and a private event space which will be a floating glass cube. The hotel is expected to welcome its first guests in may of 2021. https://cbs12.com/news/local/environmentally-friendly-hotel-to-open-in-2021

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June 18, 2019|General

SFBJ – Hotel to break ground in Delray Beach’s Pineapple Grove Arts District

By Matthew Arrojas and Brian Bandell The 141-room Ray hotel in the Pineapple Grove Arts District is set to welcome guests starting in May 2021. At 201 NE 2nd Ave. in Delray Beach, the Ray will be operated by Hilton (NYSE: HLT) under its Curio brand and is being developed by Delray Beach-based Menin Development. The hotel features living walls outside and multiple rooftop gardens, and will also have two floors, underground parking, a glass cube event space with a capacity for 300 people and a 20,000-square-foot rooftop pool deck. NE 2nd Ave Delray 1 LLC, an affiliate of Madison Realty Capital in New York, assumed the $18.2 million mortgage originally granted on the property in 2016 and boosted it to $67 million. The borrower is Grove Rosebud Two LLC, an affiliate of Menin Development. It covers the 1.9-acre site at 233-279 NE 2nd Ave., in the Pineapple Grove neighborhood….

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June 18, 2019|General

The Palm Beach Post – Take a look at new Delray hotel project, the Ray

The project’s developer, Developer Menin, said the Ray’s design is “Tropical Modernism.” The project comes amid a spike in hotel construction with an emphasis on themed and boutique developments. Menin Development broke ground on a new hotel in Delray Beach Wednesday morning. The hotel, the Ray, is expected to be completed in May 2021. The project comes amid a spike in hotel and lodging construction in Palm Beach County, with an emphasis on themed and boutique developments. The 141-room Ray falls in line with that trend. Developer Menin said it is being design is “Tropical Modernism” and features “oversized” rooms and a 20,000 square foot rooftop pool deck. The project also includes a private event space for up to 300 hosted in a “floating” glass cube, large-scale sculptures and art installations plus two floors of underground parking. The Ray’s dining amenities will also include a restaurant by Japanese chef signature…

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June 18, 2019|General