|North Liberty, IA, September 9, 2004
- Kinseth Hospitality Companies, an Iowa-based hotel management company,
and Little Dixie Construction, a real estate development and construction
company located in Columbia, are announcing the construction of a Courtyard
Hotel and Conference Center and Bennigan's Grill and Tavern. The
site of the new complex will be within the LeMone Industrial Park. "We're
excited to join Little Dixie Construction in the development of this new
full-service hotel, conference center and restaurant," said Bruce Kinseth,
Senior Vice President. "As a brand extension of Marriott International,
we share in their belief that our associates are our greatest assets.
Marriott's strong corporate culture and inspiring core values are keys
to guest satisfaction."
The Courtyard will have 134 guest rooms and 9
suites. The hotel's amenities will include the Market, a 24-hour
food and beverage area, business library, wireless internet accessibility
throughout the complex, indoor pool and whirlpool, lounge with big-screen
TV, and guest laundry. The conference center boasts over 6,000 square feet
of tastefully decorated meeting and banquet space for up to 500 people
The 210-seat Bennigan's Grill and Tavern, a casual dining restaurant will
provide a "cozy and comfortable" atmosphere complete with polished brass
and an eclectic collection of artifacts.
A ceremonial ground breaking has been scheduled
for September 16, 2004 with opening planned for Spring 2005.