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Kinseth Hospitality Companies and Partners Start Construction
on a 97 unit Hampton Inn in Dubuque, Iowa
North Liberty, IA., November 7th, 2005 – Kinseth Hospitality Companies (KHC), an Iowa based hotel development and management company, in partnership with Marty McNamer, of McNamer Construction Systems, and Richard Hartig, of Hartig Drug, has begun construction on a 97-unit Hampton Inn, at the Dodge Street and Wacker Drive intersection in Dubuque, Iowa. The Hampton Inn will be located along the rapidly expanding Dodge Street commercial corridor on the west side of Dubuque.  

The site of the Hampton Inn was formerly occupied by the Best Western Dubuque Inn. The Best Western was purchased by Marty McNamer and Dick Hartig in early 2005, for the purpose of redeveloping the entire five-acre site.  Two retail or restaurant buildings are expected to be developed in the near future at this site in addition to the Hampton Inn.

The three-story, Hampton Inn, will feature approximately 600 square feet of meeting space, an executive boardroom, business center, an indoor swimming pool, fitness area, and high-speed internet connections.  

The Hampton Inn is expected to open for guests during the summer of 2006 and will service the commercial travelers in west Dubuque, and the leisure travel generated by Kennedy Mall, theaters and restaurants in the Dodge Street corridor. 

Project partners participating in the development of the Hampton Inn are Straka Johnson Architects, McNamer Construction Systems the general contractor, and Premier Bank, the lender for the project.  

KHC also owns and operates the Holiday Inn Dubuque, located in downtown Dubuque that caters to group and association meetings, and leisure business emanating from tourist developments located along the Mississippi River

KHC has properties under development in Omaha, Nebraska, and in Chicago, Illinois, at Midway Airport.

KHC is a hospitality management company and ownership organization based in North Liberty, Iowa, with a proven track record of developing and operating award-winning hotels, restaurants and meeting facilities.  A leader in the hospitality field, KHC now owns and/or operates thirty-six hotels and fourteen chain-affiliated restaurants in eight states.  Their extensive background, coupled with a seasoned executive team, fosters a culture that is oriented towards success.  KHC’s ongoing mission is to build value for their guests, associates and investors.


Kelly Michael

Also See: Florissant Hampton Inn Acquired by Kinseth Hospitality Companies and Florissant Hotel Associates, LLC / February 2005
Kinseth Hospitality Companies Opens Three Hotels; the Courtyard by Marriott in Columbia, Missouri, the Country Inn and Suites, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Airport, and the Country Inn and Suites, St. Charles, Missouri / September 2005

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