Edition Hotel at 20 Times Square

Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group provided mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection services for a new, mixed-use building at 20 Times Square.


  • Size: 378,000 square feet
  • Client: Marriott International, Inc., Ian Schrager and the Witkoff Group, Winthrop Realty Trust, New Valley LLC and Maefield Development
  • Architect: PBDW Architects
  • Completion Date: 2018

This 42-story mixed-use tower encompasses 370,000 square feet of space. The project includes 27 floors of hotel guestrooms (500 rooms), 30,000 square feet of entertainment space and approximately 80,000 square feet of retail space. Mechanical systems include a four-pipe fan-coil unit for the hotel, a chilled-water air conditioning unit for the entertainment spaces, and valved and capped condenser water outlets for the retail space. Electrical services include new power and lighting for the building and the large new exterior LED billboard, as well as an emergency generator for all life safety loads. Plumbing services include a medium-pressure gas and water service, serving a two-zone system with the upper floors served by a roof tank that will be fed by a pump on the cellar level and the lower floors served by an automatic fire pump. Dry pipe systems serve the loading dock and generator rooms.

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