Hawkeye Hotels Breaks Ground on Three New Midwest Hotel Projects
March 30, 2017 9:08am
CORALVILLE, IA – Today, one of the fastest growing privately held development firms in the country, Hawkeye Hotels, announced it has broken ground on three new properties in the last two weeks.
“These three properties help drive the spring phase of our 2017 growth strategy,” said Ravi Patel, President of Hawkeye Hotels. “Each of these properties is located in high-demand markets that we expect to continue to flourish in coming years. We look forward to more opportunities to serve the states of Iowa, Minnesota and Ohio.”
The properties include: a Fairfield Inn & Suites (Grove City, OH), a Holiday Inn Express (Marshalltown, IA) and a Home2Suites by Hilton (Eagan, MN). With these developments, Hawkeye Hotels will have three hotels in the Columbus metro region by the end of 2017 and an expected half dozen projects underway in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul region.
“The company has been eager to expand our reach in midwestern states like Minnesota and Ohio,” said Raj Patel, Chief Development Officer of Hawkeye Hotels. “Our research shows that these areas are high-performance regions with much potential for growth, and we hope to support the local communities in their economic expansion.”
The new Fairfield Inn & Suites in Grove City lies in Franklin County, which recently became Ohio's most populous county. Ohio recently was ranked second for economic development and Columbus was ranked eighth in major metro areas in Site Selection magazine's Governor's Cup competition.
The Home2Suites by Hilton is located in the fast-growing suburb of Eagan, MN, which recently issued $89 million in permits for health care, retail, corporate office and other commercial spaces. Eagan, which lies just south of the Twin Cities, also will host the Minnesota Vikings’ new headquarters and indoor practice facility, the first phase of an overall 200-acre development.
The Holiday Inn Express in Marshalltown arrives when the central Iowa town’s economy is in an upswing. Alliant Energy Generating Station, the largest economic development project in Marshalltown’s history, recently came to a close, but what lingers is the economic impact of the facility: $47.3 million invested in the area by contractors and workers to date.
All three hotels offer guests a business center, fitness room, pool and free high-speed wireless internet access in each room.
Tags: hawkeye hotels,
Founded in 1982 with one roadside hotel in Mena, Arkansas, Hawkeye Hotels has become one of the fastest-growing family-owned hospitality companies in the U.S. Today, Hawkeye Hotels owns and operates over 50 hotels across the country and employs over 1,000 employees across its portfolio of hotels and corporate offices. Hawkeye Hotels maintains lasting affiliations with leading brands, including Hilton, Marriott and InterContinental.
Contact: Allison Ordman
Sam Moon Group Begins Construction of Hyatt House in North Houston’s Metropark Square
IHG Partners With Linzhu Australia for voco Sydney Central Set for 2020 Opening
How Modular Construction Is Changing Commercial Real Estate
Hard Rock International Partners With ASG for €200 Million New Hotel in Barcelona
IIG Partners With Good Shepherd Hospitality for New Boutique Hotel in Downtown Clemson, South Carolina
Concord Hospitality Taps Thom Stewart as Director of Sales and Marketing at The Ben, Opening in West Palm Beach
Birchington to Break Ground on 247-Room Holiday Inn Express in Washington, DC’s Mount Vernon Triangle Neighborhood
Radisson Hotel Group Partners With Allianz Real Estate for New Radisson Collection Hotel in Milan, Italy
Braemar Group Selects Hotel Equities to Operate Six Hotels Located in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Alberta
Mic Drop: Next REVERB by Hard Rock to Be Located in Sonoma Wine Country
Deutsche Hospitality Partners With ICD to Develop Jaz in the City Hotel in the Deira Quarter of Dubai
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe to Develop Luxury 400-Room Hotel at Muckleshoot Casino
Charleston's Wild Dunes Resort Plans New 153-Room Hotel Expansion to Open in Early 2021
Margaritaville Beach Resort at The Pointe Bahamas Celebrates Topping Off
Hyatt Signs With wasl Asset Management Group for Development of Andaz Dubai The Palm
Red Roof® Unveils Evolution of Extended Stay Brand HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof®
IHG Signs With City Motors Group for New-Build Holiday Inn Slated for 2023 Opening in Kuala Lumpur
17th Annual Southern Lodging Summit Conference Scheduled for August 27th & 28th in Memphis, Tenn.
Choice Hotels Signs Franchise Agreements With Organizations Led By African-American Women to Develop Six Hotels Across US and Caribbean
Marriott Plans World’s Tallest Modular Hotel Set to Rise in New York City This Fall
Please login or register to post a comment.