Arbor Lodging buys Des Moines Marriott

Courtyard Des Moines guestroom (This acquisition is Arbor Lodging’s fourth Marriott-branded hotel purchased in the last 24 months.)

Arbor Lodging Partners, an integrated owner and operator of hotels, through an affiliate, acquired the Courtyard by Marriott Des Moines West/Jordan Creek in West Des Moines, Iowa. This acquisition is Arbor Lodging’s fourth Marriott-branded hotel purchased in the past 24 months. The 102-room property will be managed by Arbor Lodging Partners’ affiliate Arbor Lodging Management (formerly NVN Hotels).

The Courtyard by Marriott Des Moines West/Jordan Creek offers a variety of seating options from media pods to large tables for gatherings with coworkers or family. The Bistro serves Starbucks Coffee and made-to-order breakfast as well as soup, salad, sandwiches or pizza. A lounge offers guests a place to unwind with beer, wine and cocktails and guests can stay fit in the property’s indoor pool and 24-hour fitness center.

The Courtyard by Marriott Des Moines West/Jordan Creek is located adjacent to Jordan Creek Town Center shopping and minutes from the area’s leading businesses including Wells Fargo Headquarters, Des Moines International Airport, Nestle, Athene, Principal Financial, Unity Point Health, DuPont Pioneer, Hy-Vee and Nationwide. The hotel is close to area events such as the Iowa State Fair, I80/35 Music Festival, baseball and soccer.

"This investment fits into our core/core plus platform with its ideal location, financial stability, and strong brand positioning," Vamsi Bonthala, CEO of Arbor Lodging Partners, said in a statement. "With the Courtyard Des Moines West/Jordan Creek we look to continue the success we’ve achieved with other recent yield-driven acquisitions like the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Downtown Milwaukee and the Staybridge Suites in Cleveland/Mayfield Heights.”

"The Courtyard Des Moines West/Jordan Creek’s is convenient for leisure and corporate travelers alike with its location near shopping centers, popular events, major area businesses, and the airport," Sheenal Patel, CEO of Arbor Lodging Management, said in a statement. "In addition, this property marks Arbor Lodging’s’ entry into the Des Moines [metropolitan statistical area] and our further expansion into the Midwest."