ATLANTA, GA — North Point Hospitality Group was recently named Homewood Suites by Hilton Developer of the Year for their Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District/Riverfront development project. North Point Hospitality Group, Inc. is an award-winning hotel development and operations company based in Atlanta, GA.
“We are honored to be recognized as Developer of the Year by the team at Hilton Worldwide for our Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District/Riverfront,” said S. Jay Patel, President and CEO of North Point Hospitality Group. “We always strive to be in the best markets with the best brands at the best locations and feel that the Homewood Suites by Hilton brand compliments the vitality of the Savannah market perfectly.”
Each full service and focused service brand within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio of 12 market leading brands honors a Developer of the Year. Developer of the Year winners are chosen based on the number of deals approved and a combination of new projects and quality of projects that meets or exceeds brand standards.
“We are proud to celebrate the achievements of these valued Hilton Worldwide partners with whom we have developed strong relationships that have allowed us to expand our footprint not only in Americas, but globally,” said Matt Wehling, senior vice president, development – U.S. and Canada, Hilton Worldwide. “The growth and success of our portfolio of brands can be attributed to our dedicated franchisees who share innovative vision and leadership, service-oriented culture, exceptional management skills, and committed values.”
The 162 unit Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District / Riverfront is the first hotel located in the company’s newest development, River Street East. River Street East is a phased mixed-use riverfront development in Savannah’s famed Historic District including multiple hotels, retail space, riverfront dining with captivating views of the Savannah River, 360 linear feet of floating dock, and a 500 space parking structure, all wholly owned and operated by North Point Hospitality at a total build out cost in excess of $170,000,000. The company also has plans for five additional hotels all located within Savannah’s Historic District.
About North Point Hospitality Based in Atlanta, GA, North Point Hospitality Group is an award-winning hotel development and operations company. North Point and its affiliate companies have developed 35 hotels from the ground up with a total investment over $400 million. Currently the company owns and operates five Hilton branded hotels in the Southeast with another three hotels under construction and seven hotels in active development.
About Hilton Worldwide
Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 96 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,440 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 730,000 rooms in 97 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors®. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to benefits including free standard Wi-Fi, as well as digital amenities that are available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app, where HHonors members can check-in, choose their room, and access their room using a Digital Key. Visit news.hiltonworldwide.com for more information and connect with Hilton Worldwide at www.facebook.com/hiltonworldwide, www.twitter.com/hiltonworldwide, www.youtube.com/hiltonworldwide, www.flickr.com/hiltonworldwide, and www.linkedin.com/company/hilton.