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Hamister Hospitality Group, LLC Purchases
the MainStay Suites Knoxville Airport 
Williamsville, N.Y. – Hamister Hospitality Group, LLC announces the purchase of the MainStay Suites Knoxville Airport located at 361 Fountain View Circle in Alcoa, Tennessee. The hotel is located adjacent to the McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville, Tennessee and has a total of 80 suites.

“We are very excited to add the MainStay Suites to our growing portfolio of Hotels,” said Mark E. Hamister, Managing Member of Hamister Hospitality Group, LLC.  The MainStay Suites will serve business travelers and families alike with a broad  range of services to make them feel at home while in Knoxville or visiting the Great Smoky Mountain National Park nearby.  “This is our third (3) hotel operation in Tennessee, joining the Fairfield Inn and Suites and Sleep Inn and Suites, both in Smyrna, Tennessee.”

Hamister Hospitality Group, LLC’s acquisition and development strategy currently is focused on limited-service hotels, which cater to business travelers and families in the eastern half of the United States.

The Hamister Group, Inc. will be the manager of the property.  Hamister is the majority shareholder/managing member of each of the companies.  However, the companies are not otherwise related. 

About The Hamister Group, Inc.
The Hamister Group, Inc., a 600-person company with headquarters in Williamsville, N.Y., was established in 1977.  The Hamister Group, Inc. manages related companies that fall into several separate business segments under The Hamister Group corporate identity: Heather Heights Group, Inc. (a group of assisted living facilities), Hamister Hospitality Group, LLC (the hotel group), Health Services of Northern New York, Inc. (the home health care group) and Hamister Development Company, Inc. (the development arm of the company).  The Hamister Group provides a variety of services, including financial leadership, accounting, quality control and auditing functions, sales and marketing, and operational leadership, among others.


MainStay Suites

Mark E. Hamister
The Hamister Group, Inc.
Phone: (716) 839-4000

Also See: The Knoxville Area Has 14 Hotel Projects in the Planning Stages; City Occupancy Rate in 2004 was 57.2% / March 2005
Executive Hotel Management Rebrands the 197-room Radisson Knoxville to Crowne Plaza; Plans a $1.5 million Renovation / June 2005

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