Brick-and-mortar shops making a comeback in malls

There have been 4,969 store openings announced by retailers so far this year, according to Coresight. Some business owners are looking to malls as locations for their new units, finding that landlords are willing to give better deals now than in the past. National Public Radio

Posted in News |
1912 Milwaukee church school building could become hotel

A historic former church school on Milwaukee's east side could be redeveloped as a hotel, housing and events venue under new zoning recommended by the city Plan Commission. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Posted in News |
Hotel-convention center plan advances in Marble Falls, Texas

Legal documents to bring the Marble Falls Hotel and Conference Center closer to reality were signed during a special meeting of the Marble Falls Economic Development CorpMount Pleasant Daily Tribune

Posted in News |
Preservation key to renovation of historic Florida hotel

The Vinoy hotel in downtown St. Petersburg is getting a facelift. The pink exterior of the iconic Vinoy Renaissance Hotel is here to stay, but the inside is getting a new paint job along with major upgrades. WTVT-TV

Posted in News |
Atlanta market showcases food from local farmers

At Atlanta's new neighborhood market, Kinship, co-owners Myles Moody and Rachael Pack curate specialty goods for the butcher counter and sundry shop by working with area farmers and specialty suppliers. Moody, a chef with a resume that includes more than one Michelin-starred restaurant, oversees the market's whole-animal butchery program. Forbes

Posted in News |
Astoria, Oregon awaits 3 new hotels, though one faces hurdle

A controversial riverfront hotel project in Astoria is waiting on a verdict from the state after developers failed to land a permit extension from the city, but two other hotel projects are moving forward. The Daily Astorian

Posted in News |
Milwaukee suburb eyed for dual-branded hotel

A 98-room dual branded Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites hotel is planned in the Ballpark Commons development in Franklin, Milwaukee. The four-story, 55,100-square-foot building is planned for a 3.6-acre site at 6868 S. Ballpark Drive, along South 76th Street, just north of Loomis Road. BizTimes Milwaukee

Posted in News |
2023 opening slated for Omni Hotel in Tempe, Arizona

Tempe is continuing to expand and grow, bringing a new hotel to the heart of the bustling city. Omni Hotels and Resorts announced they will be bringing the Omni Tempe Hotel to the city in 2023. The 16-story hotel will feature 330 guests rooms, conference rooms, 11 suites, four dining options, and more. KTVK-TV/KPHO-TV

Posted in News |
Upgrade in works for newly bought Conover, N.C., hotel

For the Patels, running a hotel is a family affair. Bharat and Daxa Patel have decades of hotel-ownership experience. They started in 1987 with a hotel in Savannah, Georgia, Bharat Patel said. Son, Ravi Patel, grew up in the hotels. The Hickory Daily Record

Posted in News |
Proposed Legacy Hotel tower gets green light in Miami

Miami Worldcenter, the evolving city within a city, is ready for its next skyscraper: Legacy Hotel, 51 stories and nearly one million square feet of floor space to rise at 938 NE First Ave. Miami Today

Posted in News |
Questions - we're here to help
F&J Publications, LLC
P.O. Box 3908
Suwanee, GA 30024
P. 678.765.6550
F. 678.765.0886