• Photo courtesy of the Nines Hotel.

The Nines Hotel

Portland, OR

Project Categories

Housing + hospitality

Business Type

Five-star luxury hotel where 334 guest rooms, meeting rooms, a ballroom, restaurant, and rooftop lounge occupy the top nine floors of a historic downtown building

Size

323,734 square feet

Architect

SERA Architects

Owner

Sage Hospitality

PAE Role

Mechanical engineering

Electrical engineering

Building analysis and modeling

Architectural lighting design

LEED Silver

22

Percent potable water savings

27

Percent over ASHRAE standards

Sustainability

Certifications

  • LEED Silver

Progress Report

Achieved 22% potable water savings
Achieved 27% over ASHRAE standards

Special features

  • Energy-efficient heating and cooling system
  • Large central atrium that gives all of the hotel rooms—even those on the interior—views and natural light
  • Low-flow fixtures and other water-saving features that will save 400,000 gallons of water per year