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McKibbon Hospitality to manage Hyatt House in Chicago's Fulton Market District

McKibbon Hospitality to manage Hyatt House in Chicago's Fulton Market District

Tampa, Florida-based McKibbon Hospitality has been awarded the management contract for the Hyatt House Chicago Fulton Market District. The hotel is being developed by Sterling Bay and is owned by an affiliate of Wheelock Street Capital and Sterling Bay. The hotel will be McKibbon Hospitality’s first management property in the growing Fulton Market District of Chicago.

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Residence Inn by Marriott opens in downtown St. Paul

Residence Inn by Marriott opens in downtown St. Paul

The 100-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in St. Paul, Minnesota, opened earlier this month. Located at 200 Grand Ave., the all-suite Residence Inn St. Paul Downtown will operate as a Marriott franchise, developed by Kaeding Development, LLC, owned by St. Paul Hotel Ventures, LLC and managed by Compass45 Hospitality, LLC of Bloomington, Minnesota.

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Steve Martens develops another hotel in Kansas

Steve Martens develops another hotel in Kansas

The Best Western Plus West Lawrence opened Oct. 19 at 6101 Rock Chalk Drive in Lawrence, Kansas. The first property developed at Lawrence’s mixed-use site The Mercato, the 112-room hotel features upgraded guest amenities, a full-service lobby bar with big screen TVs and an indoor saltwater pool, fitness center, grilling patio and fire pits in the outdoor courtyard.

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Red Roof expands The Red Collection with Springfield hotel

Red Roof expands The Red Collection with Springfield hotel

State House Inn, the second property and first franchised property in The Red Collection, Red Roof’s first soft-brand, has opened in Illinois’ capital city, Springfield. Located in the heart of downtown, the property features 125 guest rooms and has undergone a full renovation. The property is owned by Vendian Capital Management and managed by Packard Hospitality Management.

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Aries Capital and Four Corners Advisors form strategic alliance

Neil Freeman, chairman and chief executive officer of Aries Capital, LLC, and Michael Shindler, president and chief executive officer of Four Corners Advisors, Inc., announced that the two Chicago-based firms have formed a strategic alliance to provide an end-to-end hotel advisory, transaction and financing platform for hotel developers and investors across the United States, Caribbean and other international markets.