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Remodeling At Grand Hyatt Of Buckhead Benefits Atlanta Habitat For Humanity Restore


Grand Hyatt Contributes to Community With Renovation


As an added benefit from the recent full guest room renovation at Grand Hyatt Atlanta, the hotel is supporting Atlanta’s Habitat for Humanity ReStore by generously donating all the furniture and fixtures from their 20th floor guest rooms. In addition Grand Hyatt Atlanta has donated the furniture from the premier 2,500-sq. ft. Presidential Suite. The Atlanta Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a discount home improvement store where all proceeds support Atlanta Habitat’s mission of building affordable, green, quality houses for working families.



Grand Hyatt Atlanta’s donation included over 60 pieces of artwork, 50 chairs, 33 night stands, 33 lamps, 33 televisions, 27 beds, 20 desks and many other items such as shower curtains, fixtures and additional lighting.  ”We are very grateful for the partnership and our opportunity to contribute to such a great cause,“ said Ruth Benjamin, general manager, Grand Hyatt Atlanta. “We are also thrilled to be offering such a fantastic new product to our guests coming in from around the world.”
Customers of the ReStore are now able to purchase high quality items at a great price for a great cause while eliminating items from going to the landfill. To support Grand Hyatt Atlanta’s ongoing environmental initiatives, 29,400 linear yards of wall vinyl and 29,586 square yards of carpet and padding from the hotel have also been recycled.

“ReStore customers purchase quality items at a great price for a great cause, noted Larrie Del Martin, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity president and CEO. “Through donations like this, we’ve saved thousands of tons of materials from landfills, and our customers are continually amazed at the quality of our merchandise. We are grateful to the Grand Hyatt of Buckhead and look forward to working with them in the future.”

About Grand Hyatt Atlanta
Situated in the heart of Buckhead, Atlanta’s most prestigious and fashionable neighborhood, this 439-room luxury hotel features a total of 30,000 sq. ft. of function space, including 17 meeting rooms and three outdoor terraces. Grand Hyatt Atlanta has just finished an $11.8 million guestroom renovation of each of the 439 guest rooms and suites. With the dramatic renovation, the hotel’s guest rooms, which are the largest in the Buckhead area, are transformed into chic and modern accommodations, appealing to convention, leisure and business travelers alike. Renovation technology upgrades such as fiber optic/Cat 6.5 Mbps bandwidth high speed Internet, new state-of-the-art room key system and full HD capabilities lead the way in innovation. The addition of iPod docking stations, Hyatt’s Grand Bed and 37” LCD televisions are also just a few of the new features that will be offered in every room. For more information, visit www.grandhyattatlanta.com or telephone (404) 237-1234.

About Atlanta Habitat for Humanity ReStore
The Atlanta Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a discount home improvement store operated by Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. The ReStore sells new and some gently used appliances, home furnishings and improvement items and much more at up to 75% off retail prices. All proceeds benefit Atlanta Habitat for Humanity’s mission – building affordable, green, quality homes for working families and to provide support services that promote successful home purchases and ownership. The Atlanta Habitat ReStore is located at 519 Memorial Drive in Atlanta. Visit www.atlantarestore.org to sign up for on-line email, for directions, store hours, donation policies, sales specials and more or call (404) 525-2114.
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