The 63,596 SF TownePlace Suites by Marriott is a four-story hotel located in Sarasota, FL. This building by Continental Properties Company, Inc. consists of lobby, amenity, and hotel suites at the ground floor and three levels of hotel suites above with 117 units in total. The foundation system is constructed of post-tensioned slab on grade. The structural system of the building is type VA wood construction with load bearing stud walls and open web floor and roof trusses.
The ground floor lobby and amenity space has transfer framing in the floor system above to continue the structural load path from the bearing and shear walls in the second-floor suites down to the foundation. This transfer framing is a mixture of wood and steel framing under bearing walls, and steel moment frames under the shear walls.
Location: Sarasota, FL
Square Footage: 63,596
Number of Floors: 4
Type III, IV, & V Wood Frame Design