The sprawling campus of Infopark will soon have a star-rated international business class hotel in its premises with state-of-the-art recreational facilities for the benefit of business travelers and top-level executives from India and abroad. A lease agreement for the same was inked between Infopark and Brigade Group here on Wednesday for developing the hotel in 97 cents of land inside the park. The lease agreement was initialled by Mr. Hrishikesh Nair, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Infopark, and Mr. Vineet Varma, Executive Director (Hospitality Division) of Brigade Group. “Through a published tender, Infopark has leased 97 cents of land to Brigade for 90 years. They will come up with a world class hotel in the park. The IT companies operating in the park could be benefitted from the project as the hotel will offer services to the clients and other top executives who are visiting the IT units from abroad,” said Mr. Nair. Mr. Varma said it would be a landmark project. “We will zero in on an international hotel brand for the project, which is to be developed by meeting the timeline specified in the lease agreement,” he added. The hotel will boast all the facilities of a star hotel. It will have banquet services, business meeting halls and other recreation facilities. The project will help the business travellers to Kochi like in other metros of India. “Over 130 companies are operating in the park and the hotel will cater to the needs of the clients and top-level executives of these companies. We see this opportunity as a long-term investment to grow our businesses here over the next few decades. We are happy to be associated with Infopark in this project,” said Mr. Varma. Mr. Lalu Issac, Manager (Projects), Brigade Kochi; Ms. Smitha Pavan, Manager (Legal) Brigade Group, and Mr. Sreejith Chandran, Senior Manager (Business Development), Infopark were present on the occasion.