Trump Vancouver looks to add luxurious touch to city
Holborn Group and TA Global announced that they have signed new business partnerships for Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver on Feb 19, securing the management of the development’s restaurant and nightclub, as well as a fitness club that will be situated adjacent to Trump Vancouver.
Mott 32, Drai’s and Equinox will offer residents and guests dining, entertainment and fitness.
Mott 32 was created by Malcolm Wood and Xuan Mu, owners of Maximal Concepts restaurant group. Mott 32 will offer modern Chinese cuisine in Vancouver, a first for North America, with an emphasis on farm-to-table cooking.
The restaurant won Hong Kong Tatler’s Best New Restaurant 2014/ 15 and the 2014 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors World Interior of the Year.
Embracing flavors and ingredients from Asia and the world, Mott 32’s cuisine is principally Cantonese with signature Sichuan and Beijing dishes including Peking duck.
The restaurant is named for 32 Mott Street, New York City’s first Chinese convenience store which opened in 1891.
As with Drai’s Beach Club & Nightclub and Drai’s Afterhours in Las Vegas, the operation hopes to help re-invigorate Vancouver’s nightlife scene with the Trump Vancouver’s dayclub-nightclub. Under the guidance of entrepreneur Victor Drai, the club’s LED lighting systems and modern technology will create a multi-sensory experience.
Fitness service Equinox will open adjacent to Trump Vancouver. The facility will offer a full range of yoga, cycling, Pilates, boxing and signature programming such as Barre Burn, MetCon3, Shockwave, Elimin8tor and Precision Running. Equinox’s fitness floor will offer cardio, strength and stretch areas where members can work out on their own or with one of Equinox’s personal trainers.
“As a local developer, we
are thrilled to bring these renowned brands to Vancouver for the first time,” said Joo Kim Tiah, CEO and president of Holborn Group, the developer of Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver. “Mott 32, Drai’s and Equinox share our vision to provide those living in this world-class city with the highest level of service.”
“Offering residents and guests access to first-class dining and entertainment puts Trump Vancouver at the forefront of luxury in Vancouver,” added Donald Trump, executive vice-president of the Trump Organization. “Alongside Trump Spa by Ivanka, London Air Services and Rolls-Royce, we are proud to add Mott 32 and Drai’s to our roster of unparalleled amenities.”
In addition to Mott 32 and Drai’s, with full access to Equinox, the $360 million Arthur Ericksondesigned hotel and residence will feature 147 guest rooms and 15,000 square feet of meeting and event space. Above the hotel will be 217 luxury residences with views of the North Shore.
Joo Kim Tiah, CEO of Holborn, the developer of Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver, speaks at a ceremony announcing the partnerships between Holborn and TA Global.