b'6 Calgary Stampede 2022 Report to the CommunitySupporting a World-Class Convention Centre with a World-Class Hotel In partnership with the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) theinterior connection into the BMO Centre. Matthews Southwest Calgary Stampede announced a joint partnership for the development ofHospitality has partnered with award-winning hospitality design a new convention centre hotel that will complement the dramaticarchitectural firm Nunzio Marc DeSantis Architects to design the hotel.expansion of the BMO Centre in early December. Moving forward on the approximately $80 million development, the team The partnership, with full-service private real estate developmentwill advance the project into the design, financing and permitting phases. company Matthews Southwest Hospitality (MSWH), will create the As part of that process, a hotel brand flag will be selected. Construction first hotel at Stampede Park and will connect an expected 220+ roomson the hotel is anticipated to begin in 2024.directly to Western Canadas largest convention venue. Matthews Southwest Hospitality brings deep experience in hotel development befitting the world-class convention venue it will sit adjacent to. The hotel site, a 31,000 sq. ft. parcel on the southwest intersection of Stampede Trail and 12 Avenue SE, is in a prime location in The Culture + Entertainment District, at the north entrance to Stampede Park and just steps away from the expanded BMO Centre, the Saddledome, Cowboys Casino and dozens of restaurants and retailers. The BMO Centre Convention Hotel will also front the redeveloped Stampede Trail, which, when completed in 2024, will serve as a vibrant retail and commercial corridor, a multi-modal connector and, for special events,a pedestrian-only space.The hotel is being planned as a 4-4.5 diamond boutique lifestyle hotel with a minimum of 220 rooms, four food and beverage offerings and expanded amenities including a fitness centre and 11,000 sq. ft. of meeting space to support the needs of convention goers and visitors alike. The prime site also allows for the hotel to be developed with directMap of hotel site.31,000 SQ. FT.Parcel size of the new hotel siteMike Garcia, Matthews Southwest Hospitality; Kate Thompson, CMLC and Joel Cowley, Calgary Stampede, standing on the future hotel site.'