Andre Balazs

Hotelier + Developer
Born Jan 31, 1957
Age 59
Hometown Budapest
Nationality Hungarian
Alma Mater Cornell University
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Build Average

Andre Balázs is an American hotelier and residential developer. He created the Standard Hotels line of hotels and operates many hotels and residences in New York and other U.S. cities.


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    Wall Street Journal - Oct 29, 2015
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    Huffington Post - Oct 02, 2013
  • André Balazs Sells Majority Stake In Standard Hotel Brand - Sep 04, 2013


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1957 Birth Born on January 31, 1957.


1990 33 Years Old 1 More Event
He subsequently became a developer and hotelier with the acquisition of Chateau Marmont Hotel in 1990. … Read More


1998 41 Years Old In 1998, Balazs expanded his hotel collection when he purchased and restored The Mercer hotel in downtown New York. … Read More
2002 45 Years Old The Standard, Downtown LA is the second of Balazs’ Standard collection, which opened in 2002. … Read More
2006 49 Years Old Opened in 2006, The Standard Spa, Miami Beach is a holistic and hydrotherapy spa hotel inspired by global bathing cultures, self-teaching, community and healing. … Read More


2007 50 Years Old In 2007, Balazs began a collaboration with Wölffer Estate Vineyard on Long Island to create his own vintage of rosé. … Read More
2008 51 Years Old The fourth and largest Standard hotel (337 rooms, 18 floors), opened in 2008 and is located in Manhattan’s thriving Meatpacking District. … Read More
2011 54 Years Old Formerly The Cooper Square Hotel, The Standard, East Village is André Balazs' 5th Standard Hotel, acquired in November 2011. … Read More