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Shake Shack shifts back into growth mode

Shake Shack has opened four new units recently as part of its return to growth mode. The chain is tweaking its format with the creation of Shack Track stores that feature drive-up and walk-up lanes for pickup of digital orders. …

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High-end hotels shift guest list to pandemic fighters

Millions of front-line medical workers have found distinctive respite in homes away from home that bustled as luxury hotels prior to the coronavirus outbreak. Tony New York city properties such as Four Seasons New York and Midtown Manhattan were among …

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Dream Hotels sets 2022 opening for Cleveland property

Dream Hotel Group has unveiled plans to create a 207-room lifestyle hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. Dream Cleveland will form part of a mixed-use scheme set in the city’s historic Masonic Temple. The hotel is planned to open in 2022. Read …

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Sleep Inn/Mainstay Suites rising in Georgetown, Kentucky

A unique dual-brand hotel is under construction on Cherry Blossom Way and is scheduled to open March 2021. Sleep Inn & Mainstay Suites will feature two hotels under one roof with 71-rooms available. Ground has been broken at 407 Cherry …

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American Eagle hatches a new fashion retail concept

American Eagle Outfitters has launched a new retail concept called Unsubscribed, which will feature consciously made fashions and accessories. The first store opened over the weekend in East Hampton, New York, where the brand will feature two collections annually that …

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Angels envision mixed-use stadium complex with hotels

The Los Angeles Angels baseball team has laid out a proposal for a new stadium and complex that would include a plaza, two hotels and amenities spanning 150 acres. A similar expected plan from the Ducks would, along with the …

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Disney World plans phased reopening of hotels

Walt Disney World Resort announced reopening dates for its Orlando resorts beyond those that received guests beginning today. The calendar extends from July 10 to Oct. 14 for 10 properties. Read the USA Today story here

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Construction employment rises in 45 states in May

Construction employment rebounded from April to May in 45 states and the District of Columbia, following the loss of nearly 1 million construction jobs nationwide in April, but the gains may be short-lived, according to a recent analysis by the …

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Hotels looking up after seeing worst, stats indicate

April appears to have been the bottom for the global hotel industry while May shows significant if unspectacular signs of recovery, according to a HotStats analysis. In the US, revenue per available room and gross operating profit both rose more …

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Survey: Majority of cities curb infrastructure plans

Sixty-five percent of cities surveyed by the National League of Cities are postponing or canceling infrastructure projects and capital expenditures because of the coronavirus pandemic. Almost 70% of cities say they have not received funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief …

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