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Starwood Hotel's Hot Opening

Aloft Asheville Downtown, NC

Aloft's Hotel Opening of the Year

Aloft Greenville Downtown, SC

Starwood Hotel's New Build Hotel of the Year

Aloft Tallahassee Downtown, FL

Best Opening Hotel

Courtyard Chattanooga Downtown, TN

Best Opening Hotel

Courtyard Little Rock Downtown, AR

Best Opening Hotel

Courtyard Savannah Downtown, GA

Best Opening Hotel

Residence Inn Tampa North, FL

Best Opening Hotel

Residence Inn Tampa Sabal Park, FL

Best Opening Hotel

SpringHill Suites Sarasota, FL

Opening Hotel of the Year

Residence Inn Little Rock Downtown, AR

Opening Hotel of the Year

Residence Inn Tampa Downtown, FL

Opening Hotel of the Year

SpringHill Suites Pensacola, FL

Opening Hotel of the Year

TownePlace Suites Tampa Westshore, FL

Best Opening Hotel of the Year, Southeast Region

Residence Inn Sarasota, FL

National Opening Hotel of the Year

TownePlace Suites Knoxville, TN

Top Hospitality Development - Charlotte Business Journal Real Estate Heavy Hitter

ACRI Charlotte, NC

Building NC Awards for Biggest Impact and Most Innovative Design

AC Hotel Asheville, NC

McKibbon Places Launched for Third-Party Development and Renovations

“After years of developing our own hotels, we realized the opportunity to create a new kind of development company, one also focused on helping other hotel owners realize their unique vision,” said Chairman John McKibbon. Read More

McKibbon Launches New Development Company

McKibbon’s leaders said they felt the time was right to form McKibbon Places so that it could better marshal resources and become more aggressive in the development field. Read More

McKibbon Launches Company Focused on Development and Renovation

“Our seasoned team is proud to play a vital role in new hotel development and renovation projects with decades of experience and dozens of projects under their belts while we continue to grow our reputation with our own development and renovation projects,” said President Erik Rowen. Read More