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From Left to Right: JP Ford, SVP, Director of Global Business Development for Lodging Econometrics, S. Jay Patel, President & CEO, North Point Hospitality and Whip Triplett, Executive Vice President, North Point Hospitality.

North Point Hospitality Tri-Brand Marriott Nashville Downtown Named Development of the Year by ALIS

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ATLANTA, GA — January 31, 2020 — North Point Hospitality, an Atlanta-based hotel development and management company, recently received the 2019 ALIS Development of the Year Award for Select/Limited Service (includes branded and unbranded – upscale, upper midscale, midscale, and economy chain scales) for the new SpringHill Suites/Residence Inn/AC Hotel by Marriott Nashville Downtown/Convention Center.

The ALIS Development of the Year Award recognizes two newly built, redeveloped, or repositioned (after significant product renovations and/or enhancements) hotels that opened, reopened, or completed their repositioning in the Americas region between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019, including categories for full service and select/limited service hotels.

“We are proud to receive this distinguished award from the Americas Lodging Investment Summit,” states President and CEO of North Point Hospitality, S. Jay Patel. “Our vision is to build brand defining hotels in key business markets and leisure destinations. It is an honor to be recognized for our success. We truly value and appreciate our partnership with Marriott Hotel Corporation.”

The tri-branded $140 million, 470-room Marriott, located in Nashville’s popular SoBro neighborhood at 410 5th Avenue South, includes a 125-room SpringHill Suites, a 136-room Residence Inn, and 209-room AC Hotel. The three hotels share upgraded amenities not normally found at each specific brand individually. All guests are welcome to experience resort-like amenities on the 6th floor that include a heated pool and hot tub, as well as fire pits, private cabanas with televisions, and KV5, an indoor/outdoor pool side bar featuring small plate offerings. Rtb!, the guest exclusive rooftop bar located on the 21st floor, features sweeping views of downtown Nashville. For special events, the property offers more than 9,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including nearly 4,000 square feet of dedicated meeting space on the 21st floor with floor-to-ceiling windows. Other upgraded amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, complete with multiple Peloton bikes.

 

About North Point Hospitality

North Point Hospitality is a multi-brand leading hotel development and management company with more than 40 years of award-winning hospitality experience. Based in Atlanta, GA, North Point Hospitality and its affiliate companies have developed 38 hotels from the ground up with a total investment of more than $540 million. The company owns and operates 11 hotels in the southeastern United States. North Point currently has an additional eight hotels either under construction or in active development at a total project cost of more than $420 million.

For more information visit www.NorthPointHospitality.com.

North Point Hospitality Announces 2019 Executive of the Year and Hotel of the Year

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ATLANTA, GA — January 31, 2020 —  North Point Hospitality, an award-winning Atlanta based hotel development and management company, is pleased to announce Bryan Cornelius as their 2019 Executive of the Year. Bryan joined North Point Hospitality in January 2002 and currently serves as the General Manager of the Homewood Suites Savannah Historic District/Riverfront. Bryan joined North Point Hospitality shortly after graduating high school and has built his career in the Savannah hospitality industry, including assuming his first general manager role at the age of 24.

“We like to promote our leaders from within the company. It has been my pleasure to watch Bryan grow from housekeeping and front desk to general manager,” says Whip M. Triplett, Executive Vice President of North Point Hospitality. “His exceptional level of service, work ethic, and his ability to motivate and inspire his team is truly something to be admired.”

In addition to announcing the 2019 North Point Hospitality Executive of the Year, the company is pleased to recognize the Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District as the 2019 North Point Hospitality Hotel of Year. This award is given every two years to the hotel that exceeds expectations and outperforms its goals. The Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District is led by general manager Jake Warner.

“Jake was instrumental in the success of the $7 million renovation of the Hilton Garden Inn in 2018,” states Triplett. “Since joining North Point in 2009, he has risen the ranks to be an extraordinary leader and team player. Jake and his team are well deserving of this award.”

North Point Hospitality continues to be a development and management company committed to success and growth in brand defining hotels in key business markets and leisure destinations. North Point Hospitality will add the Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Midtown to their portfolio of hotels with an opening slated for mid-February.

 

About North Point Hospitality

North Point Hospitality is a multi-brand leading hotel development and management company with more than 40 years of award-winning hospitality experience. Based in Atlanta, GA, North Point Hospitality and its affiliate companies have developed 38 hotels from the ground up with a total investment of more than $540 million. The company owns and operates 11 hotels in the southeastern United States. North Point currently has an additional eight hotels either under construction or in active development at a total project cost of more than $420 million.

For more information visit www.NorthPointHospitality.com.

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Hotel in Midtown Atlanta

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Hotel Celebrates Topping Out in Midtown Atlanta, GA

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ATLANTA, GA — May 10, 2019 — North Point Hospitality, an award-winning Atlanta based hotel development and operations company, celebrated the topping out of its Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Atlanta Midtown today.

The 186-room hotel, located at 1231 West Peachtree Street, sits in the epicenter of the bustling midtown area on the corner of West Peachtree & 15th streets across from the Arts Center MARTA Station. The hotel is conveniently located near the Museum of Design Atlanta, SCAD Atlanta and the Woodruff Arts Center, home of the Atlanta Symphony, the High Art Museum and the Alliance Theatre. It is expected to open in early 2020.

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With North Point Hospitality, Marriott Opens First Triple-Brand Hotel Combining AC Hotels, Residence Inn and SpringHill Suites in Downtown Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — February 27, 2019 — Marriott International today announced the opening of its first newly built property that combines three brands under one roof in vibrant Nashville, across from Music City Convention Center. Developed by North Point Hospitality, the 21-story, $140 million property features three Marriott brands – design-forward AC Hotels, extended stay Residence Inn and stylishly spacious SpringHill Suites – offering business and leisure travelers distinct experiences and amenities under one roof.

“Music City is the perfect place for Marriott to make history with its first newly built, triple-brand property,” says Eric Jacobs, Marriott International, Chief Development Officer, Select and Extended Stay Brands. “Bringing these three differentiated brands together will help travelers find the perfect accommodation – whether they are in Nashville to explore the city’s famed honky tonks and exploding restaurant scene, complete a work assignment, attend a convention, or perhaps even accommodate a large group with different needs, such as a family reunion.”

The property, located across from the city’s convention center, also underscores Marriott’s growing number of multi-brand properties that can cater to several customer segments at one convenient location. The company now has 98 properties with two brands, with 144 more under development worldwide.

“We are incredibly proud to debut Marriott International’s first newly built triple-brand property created from the ground up in the heart of exciting downtown Nashville,” said S. Jay Patel, President and CEO of North Point Hospitality. “By combining AC Hotels, Residence Inn and SpringHill Suites, we’re delivering a hotel with enhanced guest experiences and elevated amenities across the three brands.”
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Meetings and Conventions: Nashville to Get Country’s First Tri-Branded Marriott Hotel

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Ever since the May 2013 opening of Music City Center, Nashville has become a hotbed of ambitious hotel development that shows no signs of slowing. Every hotel brand, it seems, has put this long-time bastion of country music on its “must plant a flag” list, and that has caused the city’s downtown skyline to change dramatically.

Adding frenzy to the development scene was the news this past May that the National Football League had selected Nashville as host city for the 2019 National Football League Draft, a multi-day media spectacle that is expected to draw 20,000 fans and a combined 45.4 million television and online viewers across four networks.

According to Music City, the city’s destination marketing arm, 18 new hotels have opened in the last two years alone, adding 2,691 rooms to the city’s inventory; and another 10 properties, representing 1,504 additional rooms, are in the pipeline.

While glittering new additions like the 533-room JW Marriott Nashville, which opened in July, and the 350-room W Nashville, scheduled to debut in 2020, might have stolen the development spotlight, that’s about to change. Why? Because, the city is about to get a tri-branded Marriott hotel, the first in the country.
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Business Traveler USA: Marriott Tri-Brand Plans January Opening in Nashville

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The country’s first tri-brand Marriott hotel will open in January 2019 in downtown Nashville. The 470-room property will be home to a SpringHill Suites, a Residence Inn and an AC Hotel. It will have two separate lobbies, one for AC Hotels guests and a shared lobby for SpringHill Suites and Residence Inn customers. Guests of the three brands will share amenities, including six food and beverage outlets, a private outdoor rooftop pool and whirlpools, fire pits and cabanas and a resort-style indoor/outdoor pool bar.

They will also share more than 9,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a 21st-floor ballroom featuring 16-foot floor-to-ceiling windows and sweeping views of Nashville.

The property will feature five different meeting rooms as well as an outdoor terrace and a 3,200-square-foot pre-function area. The spaces offer diverse options for meetings and events, accommodating up to 465 guests for a reception or 355 for a banquet. The hotel is within walking distance of the Nashville Music City Center, Bridgestone Arena, the Country Music Hall of Fame, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Lower Broadway, Ryman Auditorium, and Nissan Stadium – home of the Tennessee Titans.

See the original article on the Business Traveler USA website.

North Point Hospitality Hotels Receive Top Awards From Marriott International

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ATLANTA, GA — April 25, 2018 — The SpringHill Suites Lumberton, NC and Fairfield Inn & Suites Savannah Midtown were recently presented with top awards from Marriott International. The SpringHill Suites received a Marriott Gold Circle award for their performance in 2017 while the Fairfield Inn & Suites received a Marriott Silver Circle. This is the second year in a row the SpringHill has brought home this recognition and a first-time award for the Fairfield Inn & Suites.

The Gold Circle award is presented to the top 10% of the brand in overall Guest Satisfaction scores while the Silver Circle is awarded to the top 20% of the brand in overall Guest Satisfaction. There are currently 395 SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotels in the company and more than 900 Fairfield hotels. Read More

New Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Hotel Breaks Ground in Midtown Atlanta

From Left to Right: Mike Renier, Fifth Third Bank, Senior Vice President Commercial Real Estate, Bill Fortier, Senior Vice President, Development, Americas, Hilton Worldwide, Jay Patel, President & CEO, North Point Hospitality, Randy Koporc, Fifth Third Bank, Regional President, Whip Triplett, Executive Vice President, North Point Hospitality, Perry Quick, Fifth Third Bank, Senior Vice President, Matt Wehling, Hilton, Senior Vice President US and Canada Development

New Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Hotel Breaks Ground in Midtown Atlanta, GA

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ATLANTA, GA — March 21, 2018 — North Point Hospitality, an award-winning Atlanta based hotel
development and operations company, celebrated the groundbreaking of its Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Atlanta Midtown yesterday with a private ceremony. Senior executives from Hilton Worldwide, Fifth Third Bank, First Tennessee Bank, and North Point Hospitality were in attendance. In celebration of today’s groundbreaking ceremony and North Point’s commitment to the hospitality community, the company added $25,000 to the North Point Hospitality Scholarship in the School of Hospitality, Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. Read More

From Left to Right: Felton Clark, General Manager SpringHill Suites Lumberton, NC, Homewood Suites by Hilton Savannah Historic District/Riverfront, Hotel of the Year

North Point Hospitality Announces 2017 Executive Of The Year and Hotel Of The Year

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ATLANTA, GA — January 30, 2018 —  North Point Hospitality Group, Inc. is pleased to announce industry veteran, Felton Clark, as their 2017 Executive of the Year. Felton first joined the company in February 2002 and has since served in many roles to include his current position as General Manager of the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Lumberton, NC. Read More

First row from left to right: Joseph Pella, Senior VP Commercial Real Estate Banking (Suntrust Bank); Joe Carrillo, Senior VP Marriott Select Brands Franchise Operations; Jay Patel, CEO & President North Point Hospitality; Whip Triplett, EVP North Point Hospitality; Gary Womack, Managing Principal Acumen Development Partners; Mike Beckum, Senior VP Commercial Real Estate Banking (Suntrust Bank); Eric Jacobs, Chief Development Officer North America Marriott Select Brands

North Point Hospitality Celebrates Topping Out on First Tri-Branded Marriott Hotel in US

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (September 28, 2017) – North Point Hospitality, an Atlanta based hotel development and management company, celebrated the topping out of the first tri-branded Marriott hotel in the US yesterday afternoon with a private ceremony. Key leaders and executives from Marriott International, Inc., SunTrust Commercial Real Estate, the construction lender, & North Point Hospitality were in attendance.

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