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Marriott’s 1st 3-brand project underway in Nashville
posted on Jul 25 16

Marriott-triple-branding-e1468573074950-916x515Three brands will occupy a $137 million property being built by Marriott International in Nashville, Tenn. A first for Marriott, the 470-room structure will house a Residence Inn, an AC Hotel and a Springhill Suites. Read the BusinessTraveller.com (U.K.) story here

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$1.3B Calif. university expansion projects gets green light
posted on Jul 25 16

Private developer Plenary Properties Merced was tapped for a $1.3 billion expansion to the University of California at Merced after the company increased total investment for the project by $204 million. Construction is expected to start in October on the public-private partnership – reportedly the largest ever with a single private partner – and the project should create 10,000 construction jobs. Read The Modesto Bee story here

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Japan debut marks global march by Red Roof
posted on Jul 25 16

Red Roof Inn opened its first hotel in Japan recently as part of an international growth strategy that also emphasizes Brazil, Canada and Thailand. The company intends to exceed 500 working properties by year’s end. Read the Hotel Management online story here

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Publix will acquire 10 Martin’s locations in Richmond, Va.
posted on Jul 22 16

5764902f91c97.imagePublix will buy and operate 10 stores in the Richmond, Va., area that now are under the Martin’s banner. The sale is a regulatory requirement as part of the merger between Ahold, which operates Martin’s, and Delhaize. Read the Richmond.com story here

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McKibbon to enlarge Tampa HQ
posted on Jul 22 16

McKibbon Hotel Management plans to expand its corporate headquarters in Tampa, Fla., to accommodate more executive personnel in its management, development and renovation divisions. The firm, based in Tampa and Gainesville, Ga., has more than 2,500 employees. Read the American City Business Journals/Tampa, Fla. story here

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