The 2,000-room resort outranks D.C. hotels as the area’s most popular meeting destination.
Millennials don’t want traditional advertising, Marriott said: They want to be informed and entertained.
The $114.6 million project, due for 2017, is part of a broader growth effort for world’s largest credit union.
As of February, nine months after the hotel’s opening, Marriott said it had retained 77% of its employees.
Look for 5,000 square feet of museum-like displays, piles of raw lumber and large pieces of artwork on the walls.
AC Hotels, a line of boutique properties, will make its local debut in National Harbor this month.
Caudalie, the French skincare company, will open its first area boutique and spa later this month.
Bluemercury, which started with one local store in 1999, has become a $100 million-a-year empire.
The Bethesda-based company plans to sell 1.9 million shares for more than $70 million.
District-based &pizza last week received $10 million in venture capital funding to fuel its rapid expansion.