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Venerable mansion in Milwaukee reborn as hotel

A 122-year-old mansion in Milwaukee that’s been preserved for decades as an historic site is defying the pandemic in its new life as a boutique hotel. Developers and designers scrupulously maintained the distinct character of the 17-room Dubbel Dutch Hotel, …

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Radisson affirms Africa confidence with 6 additions

Radisson Hotel Group has joined other major chains in expanding investment in Africa, adding six hotels to a portfolio of nearly 100 on the continent. Marriott International and Hyatt Hotels also have defied the pandemic to take advantage of Africa’s …

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Conversation with Carolyn Shames, Shames Construction

It takes vision, commitment and heart to build a successful firm in a traditionally male-dominated industry. And if you ask Carolyn Shames, who has successfully managed this task a few times over, it also takes intelligence and confidence.

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How Solara Hospitality is the elevating its customer service game

For Clancy Cipkala and Andy Briggs, the formula is pretty straight forward: Create a hospitality atmosphere of light and warmth and take care of the associates who are on the front lines of delivering your brand’s mission to the people. …

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COVID & Construction: A look at what’s coming

The current pandemic has caused many companies to adjust to meet the needs of clients and the consumer market. Many industries, if not all, have experienced some level of uncertainty and numerous hiccups, as things continue to change and progress …

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Casting a new light on prefab + modular

The demand for prefab and modular construction is growing exponentially. Once stigmatized as a low-end and mass-produced mode of construction, the quality and subsequent benefits of this method have improved substantially and are making inroads to changing this perception.

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How Midas Hospitality is building its future

Invest. Develop. Build. Renovate. Manage. If you are looking to draw a picture of what Midas Hospitality brings to the marketplace, you can start there. Led by a team of entrepreneurs, hoteliers, developers and investors, Midas continues to build a …

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Extended Stay America’s formula eases hard times

Extended Stay America‘s relatively mild decline in first-quarter metrics indicates the economy extended-stay sector may be the strongest in a pandemic-battered industry, partly due to lower occupancy need. All 634 locations have remained open during the pandemic, and the company …

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Building value engineering into renovation projects

The Society of American Value Engineers International defines value engineering as a “function-oriented, systematic, team approach to provide value in a product, system, or service.” In renovations, value engineering has always meant one thing: an approach to help clients save …

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