Project included land acquisition, entitlement and land use proceedings, with presentations made to municipality and state officials for entitlements and support of project. The Civil, Architectural, and General Contracting Team was assembled and retained following interviews of recommended local contractors. Budget development and project cash flow forecasting was completed, and actual cost analysis performed monthly. A groundbreaking ceremony was arranged and held on site with the Mayor, local city council members, executives from Marriott, and local news media also in attendance. Management of the project included review & approval of architectural drawings, plus facilitation of Marriott franchise approval of design, weekly on-site OAC meetings, monthly coordination with the lender for funds draw on the loan, Pay App reviews, as well as hiring the General Manager and initial key staff members. Prior to opening, on-site staff training by Marriott was planned and coordinated.