MADISON, Wis. — Building has started on a new hotel in the fast-rising East Washington Avenue corridor.

Officials took portion in a groundbreaking ceremony Monday for the new 151-home Moxy Lodge in the 800 block of East Washington Avenue.

The lodge will also have a ninth-floor rooftop restaurant overlooking Breese Stevens Industry as well as function place.

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Andrew Inman, the vice president of progress at North Central Group, claimed the Moxy, a Marriott manufacturer, is created for the “fun-seeker,” incorporating its place close to some new Madison venues will make it the “perfect fit” for the corridor.

“The Moxy Resort is a fantastic enhance for all the good issues heading on in the East Washington Avenue corridor, specially the 800 block of East Washington Avenue,” Inman reported. “You’ve obtained The Sylvee, you’ve acquired Breese Stevens Field, you have bought so numerous thrilling points to do suitable right here in this block in addition to every thing else going on in downtown Madison.”

The lodge is set to open up in mid- to late-tumble 2023, Inman claimed.

Operate was at first established to start out in the drop of 2020 forward of a prepared 2021 opening.