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Sandestin Investments Plans Summer 2020 Opening of Hotel Effie Sandestin

Hotel Effie Sandestin | August 5, 2019

MIRAMAR BEACH, FL -- August 5, 2019 -- Ushering in a new era in aspirational vacationing to Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast, Sandestin Investments, LLC announces the name and launch of its exquisite family-owned hotel, set to debut in early summer of 2020. Hotel Effie Sandestin is now accepting leisure and group reservations. The hotel features 250 guest rooms with multiple room types, a delectable three-meal restaurant, craft cocktail lobby bar, and in-room dining all curated by celebrity Chef Hugh Acheson. It also boasts a luxury spa, state-of-the-art fitness center, the only rooftop pool on Florida’s Emerald Coast and 20,000 sq....

Sandestin Investments Breaks Ground on The Sandestin Hotel

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort | September 17, 2018

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla., Sept. 17, 2018 -- On Friday, September 14th, Sandestin Investments, LLC celebrated the beginning of construction for the new 250-room full-service hotel, The Sandestin Hotel, will be located adjacent to the Baytowne Conference Center at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Completion of the hotel is slated for April 2020. "Today marks the beginning of a great addition to Sandestin," stated Sara Becnel, Vice President of Development for Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. "We are excited to expand our hospitality offering with the new hotel as well as provide a fresh new guest experience not currently availab...

The Davis Companies With Spot On Ventures and Highgate Open 117-Room Studio Allston in Boston, Massachusetts

The Davis Companies | June 18, 2018

BOSTON -- Studio Allston, now open, is a 117-room hotel that embodies a spirit of adventure and creativity, and promises to deliver a hotel experience unlike any other in Boston. What makes Studio Allston different is a thematic reliance on art in the lobby, in the bar, in meeting rooms, suites, and in every one of the guest rooms. Most of the displays are works created by local artists and will be refreshed regularly in a first-floor gallery. Twelve contemporary artists were selected to create murals in each guest room. Wallpaper in standard guest rooms features individual designs and five of the Hotel's ten guest suites were designed ...

Sandestin Investments Taps Highgate to Manage New Sandestin Hotel and Conference Center

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort | May 18, 2018

MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla., May 18, 2018 -- Sandestin Investments, LLC has announced Highgate, a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company whose growing portfolio includes more than 100 properties worldwide, will manage the newly developed Sandestin Hotel and Conference Center. "Highgate was selected for their breadth of experience operating hotels across the U.S. and abroad," stated Sara Becnel, Executive Director, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. "We know their expertise will allow the Sandestin Hotel and Conference Center to realize its highest potential and value while providing our guests with a trul...

Highgate Welcomes Cheryl Williams as Regional Vice President of Sales and Marketing in Hawaii

Highgate | April 11, 2018

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (April 11, 2018) — Highgate, a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company, has appointed Cheryl Williams as regional vice president of sales and marketing in Hawaii. Williams will oversee Highgate's expanding portfolio of Hawaii properties. "Cheryl is known for her strategic focus, customer relationships and creative thinking, which have led to market-leading results in her previous leadership roles," said Steve Barick, chief operating officer of Highgate. "We look forward to her leadership in our six Hawaii properties, including the newly launched 'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach." 

Highgate Appoints Kelly Sanders as Vice President of Operations

Highgate | February 26, 2018

NEW YORK, NEW YORK (February 26, 2018) — Highgate, a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company, has appointed Kelly Sanders as Vice President of Operations, Hawaii. In this role, Sanders will oversee the management of Highgate's expanding portfolio of properties in Hawaii — currently comprised of six assets in Honolulu, including the newly-launched 'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach. "We are excited to have Kelly join the Highgate team. His background, achievements in hospitality and passion for guest experience will further the success of our Hawaii portfolio," said Steve Barick, Chief Operating Officer...

Meridian Group Completes $37 Million Transformation of Maryland’s Iconic Hyatt Regency Bethesda

Hyatt Regency Bethesda | February 16, 2018

Bethesda, MD (February 16, 2018) - Hyatt Regency Bethesda, a prominent landmark in the heart of downtown Bethesda for more than 30 years, announced today the completion of a comprehensive, $37 million renovation. The hotel's 390 guest rooms, façade, lobby, meeting and event spaces underwent an extensive transformation, along with the addition of The Rooftop Downtown Bethesda, a stunning rooftop event space crowning the hotel. In late spring of 2018, the hotel will host an official celebration of the reinvigorated property and introduce new retail offerings including one of the tristate area's largest Starbucks at 2,600 square fee...

Highgate Appoints Brent McNally General Manager for The Gates Hotel South

Highgate | January 5, 2018

Miami Beach, Fla. (January 5, 2018) – The Gates Hotel South Beach – a DoubleTree by Hilton announces the appointment of Brent McNally as General Manager. In this role, McNally will be responsible for driving overall operations and guest satisfaction of the lifestyle hotel's 235-rooms, signature restaurant Agaveros Cantina, and 3,000-sq-ft of meeting space. "We're thrilled to have Brent McNally join the Highgate team," said Jeff Toscano, SVP of Lifestyle Hotels at Highgate. "With his extensive background in lifestyle hospitality and guest experience, we look forward to Brent furthering the success The Gates South Beach alread...

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