Edgewater Hotel news


Seattle (January 4, 2010) — The Edgewater Hotel is pleased to announce the addition of Dave Cocks to its senior management team as Managing Director.

Cocks comes to The Edgewater from Gemstone Hotels & Resorts in Park City, Utah, where he was the Vice President of Operations. During his tenure there Cocks was responsible for overseeing 14 luxury properties with revenues exceeding $90 million annually. He brings nearly 30 years of experience managing hotels and resorts across the North America, including properties in Anchorage, Boston, Redondo Beach, and Toronto. Cocks will be responsible for overseeing The Edgewater’s executive teams in addition to daily operations of the historic hotel.

Previous to his work at Gemstone Hotels & Resorts, Cocks was the Executive Vice President of Operations for Noble House Hotels & Resorts and managed operations for all of the company’s hotels, including The Edgewater. A native of San Diego, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dave back to the Noble House family, said Jake Donoghue, CEO of Noble House Hotels & Resorts. “Dave brings a wealth of hospitality experience and a unique knowledge of The Edgewater in particular.”

“I’m thrilled to once again be a part of team at The Edgewater,” said Cocks. “I have such fond memories of this hotel and Seattle as well; it’s great to be back.”

Christina Starr, FRAUSE
(206) 352-6402 / cstarr@frause.com

About The Edgewater Hotel
Named to AAA’s prestigious Four Diamond list since 2006 and to Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious Gold List in 2008, The Edgewater Hotel overlooks Elliott Bay with spectacular views of the Olympic Mountains. The property features 223 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites and features award-winning dining at its signature restaurant, Six Seven. Perched atop Pier 67, the Edgewater is located within blocks of downtown Seattle, Pike Place Market, the trendy Belltown neighborhood and the Olympic Sculpture Park. For reservations and more information, call (206) 728-7000 or visit www.edgewaterhotel.com.