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R.D. Olson Development Honored With Marriott's Partnership Circle Award

Newport Beach, California-Based Developer Lauded for Commitment to Excellence Within Marriott International Brand

/ -- NEWPORT BEACH, CA and KISSIMMEE, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 01/12/16 -- R.D. Olson Development, a Newport Beach, California-based firm engaged in the development and repositioning of commercial properties nationwide, received the prestigious Partnership Circle Award from Marriott International at its 2015 Connect Conference in Kissimmee, Florida. The award recognizes organizations for their support of Marriott hotel brands and dedication to embodying the spirit of the company's philosophy of providing outstanding customer service.

"It is truly an honor to have a partner like Marriott International recognize our work and commitment to creating high-quality properties," said Bob Olson, founder and CEO of R.D. Olson Development. "This award is a testament not only to our great partnership with Marriott, but also to the great work of our entire team, at every phase of the development process."

The recognition extends the award-winning relationship that Olson and his company have enjoyed with Marriott. In May 2014, R.D. Olson Development was honored as Developer of the Year, recognizing the company for outstanding accomplishments in the development of hotel projects in high-barrier markets. The firm also received with Marriott's Icon Award for excellence in architecture and construction.

"The entire Marriott team places great value on our relationship with R.D. Olson Development," said Liam Brown, president, Select Service & Extended Stay Lodging, Owner & Franchise Services for Marriott International. "The Partnership Circle is our most prestigious award, and winning this award is a reflection of our appreciation that Bob Olson and his team truly embody the spirit of Marriott International, in the quality of R.D. Olson Development's sizable portfolio and development pipeline."

R.D. Olson Development has recently completed several Marriott brand hotels including Courtyard by Marriott hotels in Irvine, Oceanside and Goleta, California, and Maui, Hawaii; Residence Inn by Marriott in San Juan Capistrano, California; and Residence Inn by Marriott and Fairfield Inn & Suites hotels in Tustin, California.

The company is scheduled to complete the 144-room Residence Inn by Marriott in
Old Town Pasadena, California in spring of 2016, and the 200-room Residence Inn by Marriott in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii in spring of 2016. R.D. Olson Development, in a
co-development with Pacific Hospitality Group, is scheduled to complete
Paséa Hotel & Spa, a 250-room upscale boutique hotel in Huntington Beach, California, at the master-planned Pacific City project in 2016.

R.D. Olson Development plans to break ground on several hospitality projects throughout California and Hawaii in Q1 2016, including the 271-room Irvine Spectrum Marriott in Irvine, California; the 204-room Residence Inn by Marriott Silicon Valley in San Carlos, California; and the 118-room Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Barbara/Goleta in Goleta, California. The company plans to break ground on the 130-room Lido House Hotel resort in Newport Beach, California in spring 2016.

About R.D. Olson Development
Based in Newport Beach, Calif., R.D.Olson Development is engaged in the development and repositioning of commercial properties nationwide. A specialist in developing hospitality properties, the firm also develops office, retail, multifamily and recreational projects. Robert Olson founded R.D. Olson Development in 1997 following nearly 20 years as founder and CEO of R.D. Olson Construction. The firm's portfolio of developments may be viewed at

For more information, follow the company on Facebook ( and Instagram (rdo_development).

Megan Whalen

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