MINNEAPOLIS – January 12, 2009 – Torgerson Properties announced today
the opening of two upscale, extended stay Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels
in the Minneapolis metro area. The largest hotel operator in the
state, Torgerson Properties has grown to a total of 28 hotels with the
additional locations in St. Louis Park and New Brighton, Minn.
“Although we are opening in challenging economic times, we are confident
in the long term strength of the markets of St. Louis Park and New Brighton.
These hotels are well positioned with upscale, extended stay amenities
and the strength of a Hilton brand,” said Mitch Peterson, president of
The Homewood Suites Minneapolis/St. Paul- New Brighton, www.homewoodnb.com,
located at County Road 96 and 35W, has 124 suites and is close to numerous
corporations in the northern suburbs. The 125 suite Homewood Suites
Minneapolis / St. Louis Park at West End, www.homewoodslp.com, is located
in the vibrant and growing Shops at West End development at the intersection
of 394 and 100.
Homewood Suites hotels offer guests spacious studio, one- and/or two-bedroom
suites, featuring a fully-equipped kitchen, dinner table, easy chair, large
living area and a separate bedroom and bathroom. Both hotels include
a centrally located “Lodge” for guests to socialize, relax and enjoy the
daily complimentary Suite Start hot breakfast and the complimentary Welcome
Home reception featuring a light meal and beverages Monday-Thursday evening.
Homewood Suites by Hilton®
Minneapolis - St. Louis Park at West End
5305 Wayzata Boulevard
Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
Guests in New Brighton and St. Louis Park will enjoy the spacious, expanded
onsite exercise center, 24-hour on-site convenience store, a complimentary
grocery shopping services, indoor swimming pool, meeting space, 24-hour
business center and complimentary wired and wireless high speed internet.
“We are thrilled to partner once again with one of the Hilton family
of hotel brands, Homewood Suites,” said Peterson. “With amenities
that appeal to guests staying a few nights or many, Homewood Suites provides
an attractive choice for our guests.”
Torgerson Properties was honored by Hilton in 2008 with the Homewood
Suites Outstanding Achievement Award for the development of these two hotels
through a challenging development landscape.
About Torgerson Properties
Torgerson Properties, owns and operates hotels and restaurants throughout
greater Minnesota and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, as well
as Naples, Florida. Founded in 1929, Torgerson Properties portfolio
includes hotel properties under the Marriott, Hilton, Intercontinental,
Cendant and Carlson brands and restaurants under the Green Mill and Perkins
brands as well as independent restaurant concepts. Torgerson Properties
has been recognized with numerous industry awards for outstanding facilities,
staff and guest service. For more information, visit www.torgersonproperties.com.