Research Triangle Park’s (RTP) The Generation Companies, LLC (Generation), a real estate developer, owner, receiver, asset manager, and operator of extended-stay and select-service hotels, recently topped out their Augusta, Georgia Home2 Suites by Hilton. The top-out ceremony, celebrating the completion of all external construction of the hotel.
The celebration opened with a welcome by William Smith, managing director, real estate and construction, The Generation Companies, and included remarks by Generation president H. Mark Daley III and Hilton vice-president and managing director of franchise development Steve Crabill.
The next step in the building process is the interior construction. The property is slated to open in March, 2013.
“All of us at The Generation Companies are excited to be bringing the most progressive product concept in extended-stay lodging to the greater Augusta area ,” Daley, in an announcement. “Add to that our award-winning hotel operations team and the product-service combination is going to make a lot of visitors to the Augusta market, whether leisure or corporate, quite pleased. And having this hotel open in time for the 2013 Masters is going to be great.”
Generation is the developer for the 123-suite, four-story, upper mid-tier hotel project, handling the site identification and acquisition, design, entitlements, construction, purchasing, and opening of the hotel. The hotel is owned by Generation Suites of Augusta, LLC and will be managed by The Generation Companies.