Westgate project adds Candlewood Suites

Candlewood Suites is coming to Westgate. Utah-based hospitality firm Western States Lodging and Nuterra Partners, a Utah-based development and management company, are under contract on a 1.86-acre parcel in the 58.71-acre Westgate at Powers mixed-used project in southeast Colorado Springs. The partnership is planning to construct a 104-key Candlewood Suites at the development, located at…

Jennifer Hayes

December 30, 2019

Hotel with hostel-style features coming to life in Silverthorne

A unique boutique hotel is taking shape in Silverthorne. Ground has been broken on The Pad, a boutique hotel with hostel-style accommodations, at 491 Rainbow Drive along the Blue River in Silverthorne’s downtown core area. The green deconstruction and full demolition of the former Robinson Dairy building is making way for the three-story, 27,800-square-foot project…

Jennifer Hayes

December 16, 2019

Construction starts on dual-branded hotel downtown

A dual-branded hotel is taking shape in downtown Colorado Springs. Atlanta-based Hotel Equities and an affiliate of Colorado Springs-based Olive Real Estate Group broke ground on the dual-branded SpringHill Suites by Marriott and Element by Westin at 402 S. Tejon St. Owned by the Olive affiliate, the dual-branded hotel will be the first-ever combination of…

Jennifer Hayes

July 6, 2019

Fairfield hotel in Colorado Springs sells for $10.95 million

A Marriott-flagged hotel in Colorado Springs recently traded hands. The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Colorado Springs North/ Air Force Academy sold for $10.95 million, according to public records. Hotel Equities, through its affiliate Virtua Partners, purchased the 85-room hotel from Jackson Creek Hotel Holdings LLLP. Hotel Equities operates the hotel and will continue…

Jennifer Hayes

May 17, 2019
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1999 Chestnut Place: Denver’s historic past, bright future

As the newness starts to settle around Union Station, commonalities between Denver’s past, present and future begin to emerge as the city’s evolving architectural legacy continues to be revealed. Enter 1999 Chestnut Place, a new 12-story, 233-key hotel located on the far outer edge of the redevelopment zone where Chestnut street branches off the 20th street viaduct.

Building Dialogue

March 10, 2019

Dual-brand hotel along Bijou Street sells for $7.8 million

The Clarion Hotel & Conference Center and Quality Suites Central at 314 W. Bijou St. was purchased by the owner of The Antlers, a Wyndham Hotel, and The Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel & Spa, for $7.8 million. 

Jennifer Hayes

December 17, 2018
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Source Hotel, instant icon

Straight to the Source. The Source Hotel, that is. I put Stephen Dynia on the spot by asking him if he thought the soaring Source Hotel in the River North Art District would be considered an iconic building. ”I hope it is,” replied the architect, principal of Dynia Architects and the designer of the $50…

John Rebchook

July 23, 2018

Colorado Springs Quality Inn trades for $6.8 million

The buyer paid $6.8 million, or $77,272 per key, for the 88-room hotel at 2115 Aerotech Drive at the Colorado Springs Airport. 

Jennifer Hayes

July 15, 2018

Ursini – No stopping 1,000-foot Denver tower

I first started talking to New York City-based developer Mike Ursini last March about his plans to build the tallest building in Colorado. Our agreement was that by sitting on his blockbuster $400 million development at 650 17th St., he would give the story to me first. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lloqw7_wWck Six months later, it didn’t work out…

John Rebchook

October 2, 2017

The rise of dual uses: Hotel complements office

The Denver skyline is witnessing the addition of several projects that pair office properties with boutique hotels. We spoke with developers and owners of three of these projects

Michelle Askeland

September 29, 2017