US: WoodSpring Hotels has partnered with Macro Hospitality to build a WoodSpring Suites in downtown Milwaukee.
The property, at 1101 S. 41st Street, West Milwaukee, will be
the second WoodSpring Suites hotel franchise with Shariff Syed's
Macro Hospitality, which also is developing a WoodSpring Suites in
"The Miller Park area is an ideal location for a new construction extended-stay hotel," said Syed. "In addition to the demand from downtown businesses, we will be centrally located next to the VA Medical Center, State Fair Park and Potawatomi Casino, and we will be the closest hotel to Miller Park. The village of West Milwaukee has been great to work with and are equally excited to bring new development to this thriving market."
Breaking ground within the next six months, the four-storey, 123-unit property will feature amenities including guest laundry, in-room kitchens, fitness centre, and high-speed internet.
"Macro Hospitality understand development in Milwaukee well, and when the site by Miller Park became available, we both knew it would be a home run," said Ron Burgett, executive vice president of franchise development & operations at WoodSpring Hotels. "We believe our affordable rates, coupled with our high-quality accommodations, will appeal to many travelers in this area of Milwaukee."
WoodSpring Hotels, one of the brands founded by industry pioneer Jack DeBoer, describes itself as the fastest-growing extended-stay hotel company in the US.