Release Date: January 24,2020

Press Release: Ribbon Cutting for The Hive

Wilmington, NC- Wilmington Downtown, Inc. (WDI) will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Hive, a boutique apart-hotel located at 505 N. 2nd Street.  The event will be held on Tuesday, January 28, at 4:00 p.m. and will feature Mayor Bill Saffo and other dignitaries. 


The Hive is a boutique hotel that is owned and operated by Robert Rosenberg and Kaylie O’Connor.  The hotel has 14 apartment-style suites featuring luxury linens, original art and furniture, full-size kitchens, separate living areas, spacious bathrooms, laptop-friendly workspaces and complimentary in-suite snacks, coffee, tea and other beverages.  The property can accommodate tourists, business travelers, group rentals or suite blocks, for example for a wedding, and extended stays.


About The Hive

The Hive is an apart-hotel with a unique approach to the hospitality industry utilizing technology to provide easy, 24/7 self-check-in and personalized service throughout a guest’s stay. Located in a quiet yet convenient part of downtown, The Hive also offers off-street parking, as well as pet-friendly and ADA-accessible units. 


About Wilmington Downtown Incorporated

WDI's mission is to promote the economic growth and development of Downtown Wilmington.



Ed Wolverton, WDI President & CEO 



Robert Rosenberg, Co-owner

The Hive