News for the Hospitality Executive
Commonwealth Hotels Opens New Hyatt
Summerfield Suites Denver Airport
COVINGTON, Ky., May 11, 2010 - Commonwealth Hotels, LLC today announced the opening of the new Hyatt Summerfield Suites Denver Airport. The 123-room Hyatt Summerfield Suites Denver Airport is located at 18741 East 71st Avenue. It is the newest hotel in the Denver Airport market and closest to the airport.
The hotel was developed and is owned by a subsidy of Corporex Companies, Inc. Corporex is a master developer based in Covington, Kentucky and does business nationally. The hotel is operated by Commonwealth Hotels, LLC a nationally recognized operator of fine hotels. "The addition of a new hotel property is always in and of itself noteworthy, but when it is brand-new construction, it's even more exciting," said Dan Fay, President of Commonwealth Hotels.
The hotel is located off the Tower road exit and the closest hotel to the Denver Airport. Also nearby are Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Gateway Park, Buckley Air force Base, Northfield Stapleton, and numerous restaurants, shopping and many other attractions and destinations.
Hyatt Summerfield Suites is the reinvention of the all-suite hotel with new design and amenities more in step with today's travelers. You will find high speed internet, complimentary full breakfast, evening social, plus the convenience of a full kitchen and the comfort of the Hyatt Grand Bedô, as well as the 24-hour on-site Guest Market and complimentary grocery shopping service. And with Hyatt Gold Passport®, every stay can be more rewarding.
Complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel guarantees guests will remain as connected and productive while traveling at home or in the office.
About Commonwealth Hotels
Commonwealth Hotels, Inc. was founded in 1986 when hotel veteran, Dan Fay, teamed with construction and development veteran, Bill Butler of Corporex to form the company. Like many hotel executives, Dan has worked in the hospitality industry much of his life, beginning as a part-time employee in high school and then supported himself during his college years working at Stouffer's until his graduation from The Ohio State University in 1971. After graduation, he entered a management training program with Stouffer's Hotels, and within a few years joined the hotel division of a mid-west restaurant company, which owned two hotels and several specialty restaurants. Dan feels that his early food background has served him well in his business career because it takes a very hands-on, detailed oriented individual to be successful in the food business. After ten years, he felt the urge to form a hotel management company of his own, and started the process by putting an existing franchised hotel under contract to purchase.
In the process of forming an equity partnership to complete the acquisition of a local hotel, Dan approached Bill Butler and the two agreed to form a partnership. The result of that initiative was the development and construction of the Hilton at the Greater Cincinnati Airport, and the formation of Commonwealth Hotels. Mr. Butler brings much to the table through his in depth background in construction, development, and finance. Mr. Butler's company, Corporex Companies, is one of the nation's premier developers, investment builder, and owner of Class "A" office space, industrial parks, and sports country clubs. Through this partnership, Dan and Bill have built a company of high quality assets, which lead their markets in their respective segments. They have become skilled at segmenting the market as a number of their projects have been built in the same marketplaces, but sell to different customers.
As the company has grown, Commonwealth Hotels have taken on outside management contracts, delivering the same success for venture partners and third party owners as they have realized for themselves. The fact that Mr. Fay and Mr. Butler are owners as well as investors, business people and operators have been the keys to their success.
Commonwealth Hotels currently manages over 3,300 rooms with more hotels under development or construction.
Additional corporate information may be found on Commonwealth Hotels' internet site, which may be accessed at
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