Waramaug LS Hotels, a private investment group, completed renovations of a portfolio of extended-stay hotels. The properties are located throughout the submarkets of Minneapolis, Milwaukee and Detroit with three SpringHill Suites by Marriott and seven TownPlace Suites by Marriott totaling 10 properties and 1,103 rooms.
The portfolio is owned by a partnership with Waramaug, Interstate Hotels & Resorts and Gatehouse Capital, an advisory client of Arch Street Capital Advisors. Gatehouse Capital is a part of the larger Gatehouse Financial Group. The hotels are operated by Interstate Hotels & Resorts.
The portfolio consists of:
- SpringHill Suites by Marriott Minneapolis Eden Prairie, Eden Prairie, Minn.
- SpringHill Suites by Marriott Minneapolis St. Paul Airport/Eagan, Eagan, Minn.
- SpringHill Suites by Marriott Minneapolis West/St. Louis Park in St. Louis Park, Minn.
- TownePlace Suites by Marriott, Detroit Dearborn, Dearborn, Mich.
- TownePlace Suites by Marriott Detroit Livonia, Livonia, Mich.
- TownePlace Suites by Marriott Detroit Sterling Heights, Sterling Heights, Mich.
- TownePlace Suites by Marriott Milwaukee Brookfield, Brookfield, Wis.
- TownePlace Suites by Marriott Eden Prairie, Eden Prairie, Minn.
- TownePlace Suites by Marriott Minneapolis St. Paul Airport/Eagan, Eagan, Minn.
- TownePlace Suites by Marriott Minneapolis West/St. Louis Park, St. Louis, Park, Minn.
The renovations began shortly after purchase, and included the complete renovation of all guestrooms and corridors, including all new finishes and casegoods, all bathrooms and the expansion and replacement of all equipment in the exercise room.
"These newly renovated properties are now able to be more competitive and outperform their competition," Paul Nussbaum, founder, and chairman, Waramaug Hospitality, said in a statement. "We are confident they will enjoy continued rate and occupancy growth to maximize our investment returns, and all the properties are now on pace to reach their budgeted goals and exceed guest expectations in their respective markets.
"This was an intensive undertaking by our team," Jay Litt, principal, The Litt Group, said in a statement. "We renovated ten assets in a 15-month timeframe during a Midwest winter."