Clay Terrace Proposing Tempo by Hilton Hotel

Hotel will be first of its brand in the state of Indiana

By: Christine Foulke Marketing Director

CARMEL, IN (July 21, 2022) – Clay Terrace, Indiana’s premier shopping destination, has submitted a proposal to the Carmel Planning Commission to build a Tempo by Hilton hotel, developed by Equicor Hotel Group, LLC. The proposed five-story hotel – the first Tempo by Hilton in Indiana – will feature 150 rooms designed for the “modern achiever” with all the benefits and efficiencies of a limited service hotel paired with inspired lifestyle amenities. Managed by Vince Dora of Dora Hospitality, LLC, the Tempo by Hilton project is the first of several redevelopment projects planned at Clay Terrace over the coming months.

“Clay Terrace is home to an upscale mix of retailers, restaurants, service providers, and corporate offices,” said Jennifer (Jones) Hillman, general manager, Clay Terrace. “With the potential addition of Tempo by Hilton, Clay Terrace continues to cultivate its best-in-class tenants and provide top-notch experiences to the Carmel community.”

“We are very excited about this new development at Clay Terrace,” said Chris White, partner for Equicor Hotel Group, LLC. “We are pleased to offer this unique hotel option for both leisure and corporate guests looking for a location in Carmel nestled close to premier restaurants, brand-name retailers, and local boutiques.”

The hotel will open in spring 2024 and be located in the proposed Clay Terrace redevelopment area behind Kona Grill.

About Tempo by Hilton

Tempo by Hilton is a stylish and contemporary lifestyle hotel brand dedicated to exceeding the expectations of the ambitious, modern traveler and offering accommodations thoughtfully designed to help guests relax and recharge, including an open lobby concept with dedicated spaces to relax, work and dine, as well as premium culinary options, such as the brand’s signature coffee fuel bar, a casual breakfast cafe and an inviting bar experience.  Tempo by Hilton amenities include well-being offerings, state-of-the-art fitness facilities and programs, flexible meeting and working spaces and more. Learn more about Tempo by Hilton at

About Clay Terrace Clay Terrace is Carmel, Indiana’s premier open air shopping destination and Indiana’s first outdoor lifestyle center. The area of Carmel, Indiana is a quickly growing and affluent suburb north of Indianapolis, well known for its safety, livability, job growth, family friendliness, and environmental initiatives. The center is home to more than 70 national retailers and locally owned boutiques, as well as dining, specialty grocery, entertainment destinations and office space. A dynamic offering of reasons to visit Clay Terrace keeps guests engaged and returning often. Clay Terrace is open seven days a week; Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday noon – 6 p.m. For more information, please call (317) 818-0725 or visit Like us on Facebook and