Transformation of Hartness Estate into Hotel Hartness
Pat and Mary Lou Hartness are excited about what’s about to happen to their home. But they aren’t sure they can stand to watch.
They gathered under a temporary canopy on their front lawn recently to unveil plans for what happens next to the house and rolling hills where they raised a family. Already underway is the 700-residence Hartness traditional neighborhood development nearby.
The next time workers take shovels and hammers to the property, they will start by causing…
Hartness Family Legacy
From Pepsi to packaging and property, the Hartness Family legacy grows to include a four-start, boutique hotel.
Lux Legacy – Albert Mertz – Hotel Hartness
Albert Mertz has overseen lavish hotels in the most glamorous cities and locales in the world. Now he’s excited to be in Greenville taking the helm of a family legacy project – Hotel A new level of luxury is coming to Greenville with the opening of the Hotel Hartness on the city’s east side. The hotel’s General Manager Albert Mertz has worked with global brands such as Ritz-Carlton and Mandarin Oriental. As an experienced hotelier, he has a distinguished thirty-year history in all aspects of hotel management. TOWN magazine asked Mertz to showcase the vision for this new bespoke resort which will include places to drink, dine, spa, and stay.
Best Small Cities in the U.S. 2022 – Greenville SC
Condé Nast Traveler again lists Greenville as one of America’s best small cities, according to the venerable travel magazine’s 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards.