Construction milestone brings Edmonton one floor closer to newest luxury hotel and residences

Edmonton, AB (May 8, 2018) – Today, ICE District Properties Joint Venture hosted media and VIP’s to the highest vantage point in the city, and currently, the highest tower in Edmonton, as they celebrated the topping off of JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District -The Legends Private Residences located on the corner of 102 Street and 104 Avenue in Edmonton. This much anticipated milestone marks the completion of the structural phase of the building, bringing Edmonton’s newest four-star hotel and private residential luxury suites one floor closer to reality.

Once complete, JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District will be only the third JW Marriott in Canada. The building will be 56 storeys in height – the first 22 storeys as hotel space with The Legends Private Residences above the hotel.

“To be topping off the first luxury hotel alongside The Legends Private Residences in ICE District demonstrates the transformation that is occurring in our downtown core,” said Glen Scott, president of Katz Group Real Estate. “We are excited to bring you even closer to sports, entertainment, shopping and living all in one remarkable location.”

Slated to open in Q1 2019, JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District will feature 346 rooms and approximately 22,000 sq. ft. of meeting and conference space, a 10,500 sq. ft. ballroom, spa, swimming pool, and multiple restaurants operated by nationally-recognized Oliver and Bonacini Restaurants.

JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District will also be home to a 20,000 sq. ft. high performance fitness centre offering the latest technology and training philosophies, featuring unparalleled amenities and first-class personal service. This full-service facility will offer limited memberships.

Situated above JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District will be The Legends Private Residences – 262 sophisticated and functional condominium units that will occupy floors 23 through 54 of the tower, offering panoramic city views. The Legends Private Residences will feature a direct, inside connection to Edmonton’s enclosed pedway system which will grant access to Rogers Place, the LRT, and major office buildings in Edmonton’s downtown core. Residents will enjoy exclusive social and amenity spaces both indoors and outdoors, including a fully-wired boardroom that can be converted to a private dining room, party lounge with retractable glass walls (allowing owners and their guests to flow from inside to out), ample seating, large-screen TV’s, a wet bar and billiards lounge.

“JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District is the perfect addition to the upscale downtown area that ICE District has become. The hotel will appeal to both visitors looking for a superior experience but will also bring to the city business guests for conferences and conventions,” said Martin Stitt, Area Vice President, Western Canada, Marriott Hotels Canada.

The Legends’ residents will also get to enjoy many of the luxury services offered by JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District, including privileged access to sumptuous restaurant dining options, the ability to rejuvenate in a stunning indoor swimming pool and the fully equipped fitness centre, or enjoy a pampering spa, all directly connected to their residences.

Set to open from Q2 2019 to Q4 2019 and currently just over 90 per cent sold, exceptional suites are still available for purchase at The Legends Private Residences including a few Pinnacle and Penthouse Collection suites showcasing upgraded premium features and finishes in each individual residence.

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About ICE District
ICE District will be the largest mixed-use sports and entertainment district in Canada and is already projecting an energy and feeling unlike anything Edmonton has seen before. ICE District is already delivering a new era of entertainment in the form of epic concerts, heart-stopping NHL and WHL hockey and world-class gaming and will soon feature blockbuster movies, boutique shopping, trendy dining and more. A humming public plaza with year-round programming will host events from festivals to public skating. All of this, just steps from sophisticated residences and premium office space. Rogers Place was developed by the Oilers Entertainment Group and the City of Edmonton. ICE District Properties, a mixed-use development surrounding Rogers Place and Ford Hall, is being developed through a joint venture between Katz Group and ONE Properties (formerly WAM Development Group).


About Marriott International
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is global leading lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 6,500 properties in 30 leading hotel brands spanning 127 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts all around the world. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at, and for the latest company news, visit In addition, connect with us on Facebook and @MarriottIntl on Twitter and Instagram.


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