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AEG to add 755 rooms to Marriott complex at L.A. Live
AEG to add 755 rooms to Marriott complex at L.A. Live

Sports and entertainment giant AEG will make a $500-million expansion to its Marriott complex at L.A. Live as the demand for hotel rooms rises in downtown Los Angeles. AEG will add 755 rooms to the popular J.W. Marriott in a new high-rise connected to the existing hotel building by a bridge over Olympic Boulevard, creating the second-largest hotel in California with 1,756 rooms. The new rooms are expected to help fill a hotel shortage created by downtown's recent emergence as a place tourists want to visit and its status as a convention hub. "We have reached critical mass where we are really beginning to become an urban destination like New York, Chicago, San Francisco and...

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