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Premier Hotel Corporation, Gumbo Limbo Management &
Development, and The Generation Companies Named
Suburban Franchise System's Top Franchisees
ATLANTA – June 18, 2004 – Suburban Franchise Systems (SFS), franchisor of Suburban Extended Stay Hotels, awarded Premier Hotel Corporation, Generation Companies, and Gumbo Limbo Management & Development top performance awards at a its franchisee conference. 
  • Premier Hotel Corporation was recognized with the “Top Performer of the Year” award for their Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, St. John’s Bluff in Jacksonville, Fla. 
  • Gumbo Limbo Management & Development took home two awards for their property in Fort Myers, Fla. including the “RevPAR Leader Award” and the “Quality Excellence Award.” 
  • The Generation Companies was awarded the prestigious “Curry-Henderson Memorial Award” for superior quality and service. 
“Top Performer of the Year” is given to the property with the strongest overall occupancy.  Located near the University of Northern Florida, Jacksonville Beach and Jacksonville International Airport, the St. John’s Bluff location held the highest occupancy in 2003. 

The “Quality Excellence Award” is given to the location with the highest overall quality rating.  Over the past 12 months, the Fort Myers property received high marks in all categories and exceeded standards in customer service and cleanliness. 

The Fort Myers property was also 

Suburban Extended Stay Hotel of
Jacksonville - St Johns Bluff
 3162 St. Johns Bluff South
Jacksonville, Florida
honored with the “RevPAR Leader Award,” which recognizes the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel with the highest sustained revenue per available room.  Out of the 65 Suburban Extended Stay Hotels nationwide, the Fort Myers property was the highest revenue grossing location.

The Curry-Henderson Memorial Award, created in honor of Ron Curry and Bill Henderson, recognizes a franchisee that epitomizes the meaning of quality and service within the Suburban system. The Generation Companies have a forty-year family heritage of creating value through their clean, quality hotels and exceptional customer service.  This prestigious award was presented in recognition of The Generation Companies’ Suburban properties achieving above average operating numbers and outstanding quality scores.

“These winners are extremely deserving of these honors,” said Kevin Lewis, president and CEO of SFS.  “As a franchisee-owned company, each franchisee has the opportunity to make Suburban the leader in economy extended stay hotel segment. These three franchisees set an exceptional example for the system, operating their properties at peak performance and providing guests a clean, comfortable and affordable stay.”

About Suburban Franchise Systems, Inc.

Suburban Franchise Systems, Inc. (SFS) is an Atlanta-based, franchisee-owned and operated company that directs the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel brand.  A leader in the economy extended stay lodging segment, Suburban is committed to ensuring the success of each and every location through strategic marketing, operations support and development assistance to the owners and operators of Suburban Extended Stay Hotels.  The company offers an affordable entry point for franchisees who want to invest in the extended stay segment, which consistently outperforms U.S. hotel averages. The chain includes 65 properties throughout the United States. For more information, visit


Suburban Franchise Systems, Inc.


Also See: Premier Hotel Corporation Opens Fourth Suburban Extended Stay Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida / May 2004
Premier Hotel Corporation Recognized with the Top Performer of the Year award for their Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, St. John's Bluff in Jacksonville, Florida / June 2003
Suburban Extended Stay Hotels Presents Curry-Henderson Award to The Generation Companies / April 2003
Craig Chandler Appointed to Head the National Sales Program for Suburban Franchise Systems / January 2004

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