Widewaters Construction, Inc. Announces the Hiring of Valerie Thodde, Project Manager

Ms. Thodde will be a Project Manager working on several different West Coast Projects for Widewaters, as well as a future hotel renovation in Vail, Colorado.

Ms. Thodde has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering, with a Minor in Business Administration from Florida International University and holds a Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law, both in Miami, Florida. She is also LEED trained.

Widewaters Construction, Inc. Announces the Hiring of Zachary D. Nelson, Assistant Project Manager

Mr. Nelson will be the Assistant Project Manager working at the future Aloft Hotel in Hillsboro, Oregon.

He has several years experience in residential and commercial construction – including permitting, bidding, scheduling, procuring materials, subcontractor supervision and enforcement of OSHA regulations. Mr. Nelson has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from The University of Oregon and is OSHA 30 Certified.

Widewaters Construction, Inc. Kicks Off New Hotel, CURIO – A Collection By Hilton, In Portland, Oregon


Curio was created for travelers who seek local discovery and authentic experiences. Each Curio will be part of the fabric of its city, true locals, each embodying the spirit of its home.

The 172’ tall, 16-story building located in downtown Portland will have 300 guest rooms. Ground floor uses include a bar/restaurant with outdoor dining and a café/market serving breakfast items. The second floor has conference and meeting room spaces with an outdoor terrace. The top floor has a rooftop restaurant and lounge, as well as outdoor terrace areas.

This is Hilton’s 11th brand, and it is starting Curio with five hotels. Locations include Las Vegas, NV, Houston, TX, Rapid City, SD, Chapel Hill, NC and Portland, OR. Every hotel will be independent and different from the next, while still providing guests with the opportunity to earn HHonors Loyalty Points as the common thread.

About Hilton Worldwide:

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of 11 world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,100 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 685,000 rooms in 92 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®.

Widewaters Construction, Inc. Announces the Hiring of Andre J. Douglas, Project Manager

Mr. Douglas will be the Project Manager of the future Home2Suites by Hilton in Eugene, Oregon. He has 20+ years of experience as a Project Manager in construction with extensive ground-up, high-rise building experience. He has most recently worked on projects in Saudi Arabia and Angola. Mr. Douglas is originally from the Eugene area and studied Architecture at the University of Oregon.

Widewaters Construction Breaks Ground On New ALOFT HOTEL in Hillsboro, Oregon


Widewaters Construction, Inc. has announced the groundbreaking of a 136-room Aloft Hotel. This six-story Starwood property will be located at 1705 NW Amberglen Parkway in Hillsboro. With urban-inspired design, tech-forward sensibility and a go-with-the-flow attitude, Aloft is giving the next generation of travelers the jet-setting style they demand and vibrant social scene they crave.
When completed, guestrooms will feature high ceilings, plush platform beds, fast and free WiFi, oversized LCD TVs, signature coffee, custom Aloft amenities by Bliss™ Spa , walk-in showers with rainfall showerheads and more.

Aloft is Different. By Design.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1,270 properties in some 100 countries and over 180,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences under the renowned brands St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, Element®, and the recently introduced Tribute Portfolio™. The company also boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®). Visit www.starwoodhotels.com for more information and stay connected @starwoodbuzz on Twitter and Instagram and facebook.com/Starwood.

Widewaters Construction, Inc. Announces the Hiring of Douglas A. Sabari, Project Manager

Mr. Sabari will be the Project Manager working at the future Aloft Hotel in Hillsboro, Oregon. He has 22 years of commercial construction experience with a significant background in high-rise construction. He has most recently worked on projects in Hawaii. Mr. Sabari has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Belhaven College, is certified by the Project Management Institute and is OSHA 30 certified.


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