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Stonebridge CEO: Hotel industry is no longer cyclical

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Originally appeared in Hotel News Now in November, 2017 Stonebridge Companies President and CEO Navin Dimond talks about his company’s continued growth and the current state of the hotel industry.  PHOENIX—The hotel industry is in a different place as far as industry cycles go, according to Stonebridge Companies President and CEO Navin Dimond. Hotel News Now caught up with Dimond at the …

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Where and When Is Modular Construction Applicable?

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Originally appeared in Lodging Magazine in November, 2017 The acceptance of “modular construction” is evolving. USA Today announced in June that Marriott has made the decision to strongly support franchisees’ use of modular construction in the development of appropriate brands. While largely recognized in Europe, modular construction has been notably slow to take off in the United States, encompassing just 3 percent of all …

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A New Infusion

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Originally appeared in Morgantown Magazine in November, 2017   The new Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place aims to engage with a millennial demographic as well as with the community it calls home. The sleek brick-and-glass tower with its modern silhouette and pristine landscaping perched on Morgantown’s revitalized Wharf District has become something of an icon. For parents and new WVU students, tailgaters …

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Moxy to Make West Coast Debut in Seattle

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Originally appeared in Hospitality Design in November, 2017 The Moxy Seattle Downtown will make its debut next month as the brand’s first West Coast property. The 146-key boutique hotel will open in the city’s South Lake Union neighborhood in close proximity to major attractions including Pike Place Market and the Space Needle. Locally based architecture and design firm Ankrom Moisan will anchor the eight-floor hotel …

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Take a peek at South Lake Union’s Moxy Hotel

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Originally appeared in Curbed Seattle in October, 2017 Moxy Hotel opens at the corner of Boren and Republican in South Lake Union—right in the heart of Amazonland—in the next few months. The hotel is the first of Mariott’s Moxy line, a little more affordable and targeted to a younger demographic, on the West Coast. Moxy takes a kookier look at hotels than …

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Top Hotels in Colorado: Readers’ Choice Awards 2017

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Originally appeared in Condé Nast Traveler in October, 2017 Condé Nast Traveler readers rate the top hotels in the Rocky Mountain state. Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel Denver, Colorado, United States #9 94.44  the ART, a hotel Denver, Colorado, United States #1 97.28 HALCYON, a hotel in Cherry Creek Denver, Colorado, United States #2 96.96 St. Julien Hotel & Spa Boulder, Colorado, …

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Moxy is Marriott’s sexy entry in who has hottest hotel in South Lake Union

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Originally appeared in Puget Sound Business Journal in October, 2017 Construction is wrapping up on an eight-story hotel in the heart of South Lake Union, and the pink accents on the dark exterior subtly suggest whimsy. This subtleness is sucked out of the air when the hotel general manager, Jerry Stotler, starts talking about the hotel, the West Coast’s first Moxy, and …

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SoHos: Renaissance New York Midtown’s Twitter Takeover- Best Property Twitter

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Originally appeared in HOTELS Magazine in October, 2017 For its Twitter takeover strategy, Renaissance New York Midtown received a Best of the Best (BOB) nod in our 2017 Social Hotel Awards. At first, the thought of a stranger hijacking your hotel’s social media for the day seems like the ultimate PR nightmare. But that’s because you’re not thinking with the gusto of …

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WVU business school students soar with Marriott’s international brand

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Originally appeared in WVU Today in September, 2017   When students in West Virginia University’s Hospitality and Tourism Management program landed internships and employment at a local Morgantown hotel that was ramping up to become a Marriott, they knew it would be a great deal of work. They knew it would be a great deal of commitment. And they knew it would require them to …

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Checking In with Navin C. Dimond

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Originally appeared in Lodging Magazine in August, 2017 Navin C. Dimond, who founded Stonebridge Companies 25 years ago, serves as its president and CEO, overseeing the company’s development and investment functions from its Denver, Colo., headquarters. He says the positive growth of the company, which now employs nearly 3,000 associates and owns and/or operates over 50 hotels nationwide, is to …