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Stonebridge Companies Promotes One, Adds Two to Corporate Office

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Originally appeared in Hotel Executive in February, 2018 With the opening or acquisition of six hotels in 2017 and the upcoming opening of two hotels in Denver and Seattle in the first half of 2018, hospitality firm Stonebridge Companies continues to expand its corporate office in order to support its business growth. Stonebridge Companies is pleased to announce the three newest additions …

Chris Manley COO Stonebridge Companies

Mile High CRE: Chris Manley of Stonebridge Companies Joins American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Board of Directors

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Originally appeared in Mile High CRE in February, 2018   Chris Manley, Chief Operating Officer of Denver-based Stonebridge Companies, has been selected to join the board of directors of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), the sole national association representing all segments of the U.S. lodging industry. Manley proudly accepted the appointment to AHLA’s board, which represents leaders from all sectors …

Chris Manley COO Stonebridge Companies

Chris Manley of Stonebridge Companies Joins American Hotel & Lodging Association’s Board of Directors

Jordan Jones News

Originally appeared in Hotel Executive in January, 2018   Chris Manley, Chief Operating Officer of Denver-based Stonebridge Companies, has been selected to join the board of directors of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), the sole national association representing all segments of the U.S. lodging industry. Manley proudly accepted the appointment to AHLA’s board, which represents leaders from all sectors of the …

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Stonebridge Companies’ Homewood Suites by Hilton Hotel in Aliso Viejo/Laguna Beach Wins Merit Award

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Originally appeared in Hotel Executive in January, 2018 Stonebridge Companies is pleased to announce that its Homewood Suites by Hilton – Aliso Viejo/Laguna Beach hotel was recently honored by Hilton with the Merit Award, recognizing the hotel’s excellence in revenue management. The hotel received this award distinction from among the brand’s more than 435 hotels throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada. In …

Chris Manley COO Stonebridge Companies

As Seen In Hotel Business

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Originally appeared in Hotel Business in January, 2018   Hoteliers had a good 2017—but what about 2018? Hotel Business spoke with Erik Rowen, VP of development, McKibbon Hospitality; Michael Nixon, president, Innisfree Hotels; Chris Manley, COO, Stonebridge Companies; and Gary Avigne, VP, acquisitions and development, Waterford Hotel Group, to get the details. Has 2017 lived up to your expectations? How so? Rowen: Yes, …

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3 Questions to ask when developing hospitality internship programs

Jordan Jones News

Originally appeared in Hotel Management in January, 2018 In 1991, my wife, Rita, and I—young and seemingly on a prayer—founded Stonebridge Companies, an ownership, management and hospitality development firm in Colorado. Deriving as a team of two, I still reflect nostalgically on the amount of time we spent in that early period, late at night, analyzing, contemplating and discussing just exactly what kind …

Stonebridge Companies Dimond Fellowship Alum

From standing water to standing ovations

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Originally appeared in MSU Denver Insider in November, 2017   Dimond fellowship alum Tristin Lawrence found success in hospitality- from expecting the unexpected questions.  How do you get a luxury car into an elevator? Aside from the obvious answer of “very carefully,” this is the kind of challenge Tristin Lawrence had to find a solution to as group reservations supervisor at the …

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Owned and Managed by Stonebridge Companies, Residence Inn by Marriott Set to Open in Downtown Seattle

Jordan Jones News

Originally appeared in Hotel Online in November, 2017 SEATTLE  – November 29, 2017 – The 302-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in downtown Seattle is scheduled to open this Friday, December 1, 2017. Located at 1815 Terry Avenue, the all-suite Residence Inn Seattle Downtown/Convention Center will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Stonebridge Companies of Centennial, Colorado. Located in the …

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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?

Jordan Jones News

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 …