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Ceremony Speakers (left to right)  Rick Stoudt, President, High Construction company Laurel Rolle, Regional Director Operations, High Hotels Russ Urban, President, High Hotels Dave Mendis, Development Marriott International Stephanie Reese, VP Sales & Marketing, High Hotels Mike Shirk, CEO, the High Companies Charlie Dent, US Congressman (PA-15) Tony Iannelli, President & CEO Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Michael Stershic, President Discover Lehigh Valley Jason Space, Integrity Bank

Offering spacious studio suites, the hotel is scheduled to open in the Stabler Corporate Center in late-summer 2017.

LANCASTER, PA. (July 2016) -  Lancaster, Pa.-based High Hotels Ltd. and local officials joined together with honored guests to break ground for a SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel slated to open late summer of 2017 in the Lehigh Valley.  The ceremony included remarks from United States Congressman Charlie Dent (PA-15), Russ Urban, president High Hotels, Rick Stoudt, president High Construction company, Laurel Rolle, regional operations High Hotels, Michael Stershic, president Discover Lehigh Valley, Tony Iannelli, president GLVCC and Ken Capone, franchise operations Marriott International.   

The 135 all-suite hotel, for which High Hotels will serve as owner and operator, is the latest addition to Stabler Corporate Center located just off Route 309 and I-78 in Center Valley, PA. The architect for the project is Greenfield Architects Ltd and the general contractor is the High Construction company, both are affiliates of High Real Estate Group based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The $20-million dollar project will provide approximately 40 full- and part-time jobs. 

The SpringHill Suites will offer spacious studio suites featuring dedicated work spaces each with a full-sized desk, separate soft seating area with a comfortable trundle-style sleeper sofa, flat screen LCD TV, luxurious bedding, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and business center will help keep guests connected throughout their stay.

Other features include a complimentary breakfast buffet, indoor pool, outdoor patio and fire pit, guest lounge offering evening lite fare and beverages, meeting facility, and 24-hour fitness center.  A 24-hour convenience market will serve guests who want a quick on-the-go snack. SpringHill Suites participates in the award-winning Marriott Rewards® frequent travel program. 

“We are thrilled to be developing a new Marriott hotel in the thriving Lehigh Valley region” stated Russ Urban, president High Hotels Ltd. “Particularly in Stabler where we are neighbors to numerous corporations, the Promenade Shops and restaurants and of course the Lehigh University campus. A new SpringHill Suites will be ideal for the business and leisure travelers to the area.”

The SpringHill Suites by Marriott provides guests convenient access to I-78, Routes 309, 22, 378 as well as the Northeast extension of the PA Turnpike (I-476) as well as quick access to the Stylish Promenade Shops including an upscale array of dining options.  Also located nearby are Lehigh University, Dorney Park and Lehigh Valley Hospital.

This project marks High Hotels’ sixth Marriott brand hotel development including a SpringHill Suites under construction in Mt Laurel, NJ.  The company also developed and operates the highly rated SpringHill Suites in Ewing, N.J., a TownePlace Suites in Mechanicsburg, Pa, as well as two award-winning Courtyard by Marriott hotels in Lancaster, Pa., and Middletown, N.Y., and the company plans to announce the development of several new projects in the upcoming year.  For more information or reservations, contact High Hotels directly at 717-293-4446 or visit

About High Hotels Ltd.

High Hotels Ltd., an affiliate of High Real Estate Group LLC, develops, acquires, owns, and operates award-winning select-service and extended-stay hotels in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. The company’s properties are franchised through Hilton Hotels Corporation and Marriott International, Inc., and currently serve York, Lancaster (2), Harrisburg (3), Reading, and Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; Middletown, N.Y. (2); Annapolis and Lexington Park, Md.; and Ewing, N.J. The organization is recognized as a leader and has received many awards for excellent customer service. For more information about High Hotels, Ltd., call 717-293-4446 or visit and

Contact: Stephanie Reese / 717-598-9945

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