Marriott Vacations Worldwide Breaks Ground on New Corporate Headquarters in Orlando, Fla.
ORLANDO, Fla. – August 10, 2021 – Today, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: VAC) broke ground at the location of their new global corporate headquarters. Marriott Vacations Worldwide was joined by Central Florida leaders from other organizations playing a part in the continued development of Southwest Orange County, including Orlando-based Unicorp National Developments, Inc., Apopka-based Finfrock, and JLL. The event was held at the proposed new City Center at O-Town West, fronting Interstate 4 and Daryl Carter Parkway. The project is being developed by Unicorp with Finfrock as the contractor, and JLL represented both Marriott Vacations Worldwide and Unicorp in the leasing agreement for the building.
“Breaking ground here today represents our continued commitment to being a leader in the Central Florida business community,” said Stephen P. Weisz, chief executive officer of Marriott Vacations Worldwide. “We are excited to provide our world-class associates with an innovative and modern office space with up-to-date technology, while putting them in the heart of an exciting new mixed-use development with stores, restaurants and entertainment.”
“O-Town West continues to boom and Unicorp is excited to be breaking ground on Marriott Vacations Worldwide’s global headquarters. It is going to be one of the most special corporate headquarters on the East Coast incorporating many green initiatives combined with futuristic technology. We appreciate our relationship with the MVW team and look forward to having our corporate headquarters side by side with them at The City Center at O-Town West in the very near future,” said Unicorp president Charles “Chuck” Whittall.
The new headquarters will be a nearly 300,000 square foot, nine story, state-of-the-art building with the capacity to hold 1,500 associates. Projected move-in date for the new headquarters is Spring or Summer of 2023.
About Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is a leading global vacation company that offers vacation ownership, exchange, rental and resort and property management, along with related businesses, products and services. The company has nearly 120 resorts and approximately 700,000 Owners and Members in a diverse portfolio that includes seven vacation ownership brands. It also includes exchange networks and membership programs comprised of nearly 3,200 resorts in over 90 nations, as well as management of more than 160 other resorts and lodging properties. As a leader and innovator in the vacation industry, the Company upholds the highest standards of excellence in serving its customers, investors and associates while maintaining exclusive, long-term relationships with Marriott International, Inc. and Hyatt Hotels Corporation for the development, sales and marketing of vacation ownership products and services. For more information, please visit marriottvacationsworldwide.com.