Denver could get luxury Trump hotel, report says

Trump Hotels CEO Eric Danziger said Tuesday the company is considering opening a luxury property in Denver, Bloomberg reports.

staff photo
https://www.dahlstroms.com

Trump Tower in Las Vegas. (Håkan Dahlström/Flickr)

A Trump tower could be in the cards for Denver after the head of Trump Hotels apparently signaled this week plans for a presence in every major metro in the U.S.

Trump Hotels CEO Eric Danziger said Tuesday the company is considering opening luxury properties in Denver, Dallas and Seattle. Altogether, Trump Hotels is looking to triple the number of properties in its portfolio, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

“There are 26 major metropolitan areas in the U.S., and we’re in five,” Danziger is quoted saying. “I don’t see any reason that we couldn’t be in all of them eventually.”

Denverite reached out to Trump Hotels to confirm Bloomberg’s report and find out if and when Denver might see the company come to the city. This article will be updated should we receive a response.

The expansion announcement comes on the heels of Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States and raises questions for some about how the business mogul is separating his holdings from his office.

Trump’s children, Donald Jr. and Eric became “fully in charge” of the Trump Organization ahead of him taking office, White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Monday.

Denver’s come close to getting a Trump property before.

Back in 2006, Trump had a $1 billion bid to redevelop Union Station shot down. He also presented a plan to construct the tallest building in the city before the Great Recession put a damper on development, Westword reported last summer.

Subscribe to Denverite’s newsletter here. Business & data reporter Adrian D. Garcia can be reached via email at agarcia@denverite.com or twitter.com/adriandgarcia.

Hi! You’re like us!

Looks like you’re the type of person who reads to the ends of articles! Well, true believer, you might really like our morning newsletter. It’s quick, free and gets you up to speed on the important and delightful things happening right here in Denver.

Thanks for reading another Denverite story

Does Denverite help you feel more connected to what’s up in your area? Do you want to be a part of it?

Member donations are critical to our continued existence and growth.

You’re our superpower

Denverite supporters have made the decision to financially support local journalism that matters to you. Ready to tell your networks why? Sharing our “About” page with your own personal comments could really help us out.

You’re our superpower

Denverite members have made the decision to financially support local journalism that matters to you. Ready to tell your networks why? Sharing our “About” page with your own personal comments could really help us out.