At Choice, we are dedicated to the success of our development franchisees. For this reason, we have an internal Real Estate Acquisitions team focused on finding strong locations for our growing brands. Our team identifies sites for multiple different brands with the primary intent of working with our franchisees. In some cases, Choice will also take the lead to develop one of our hotel brands at a strong site location.

80 yearsof hospitality experience
8,200+hotelsopen or under development in over 30 countries
12well-segmented brands
1 in 10hotels in the US is a choice hotel
40+million loyalty program members

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We are looking for hotel sites all across the country! Please enter your site submissions below for review and consideration.

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  • Site Size: .5 – 2 Acres
  • Strong Nearby Business Density
  • Near to Restaurants and Amenities
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Meet the Real Estate Team

 Will Ballard

Will Ballard

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

Will.Ballard@choicehotels.com
404-694-0725

Brands:MainStay Suites, WoodSpring Suites, Suburban

Territory:Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin

 Deborah Henry

Deborah Henry

Development Diligence and Asset Management Director

Deborah.Henry@ChoiceHotels.com
301-592-5135

Brands:Cambria Hotels

Territory:All territories

 Dave Lanning

Dave Lanning

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquistions

David.Lanning@ChoiceHotels.com
301-592-5080

Brands:MainStay Suites, WoodSpring Suites, Suburban

Territory:District of Columbia, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Kansas, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas (North), Texas (South), Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia

 Will Leibner

Will Leibner

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

William.Leibner@ChoiceHotels.com
202-487-3327

Brands:Cambria Hotels

Territory:District of Columbia, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

 Terry O’Brien

Terry O’Brien

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

Terry.Obrien@ChoiceHotels.com
513-505-6910

Brands:Cambria Hotels

Territory:Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin

 Barry Tiggemann

Barry Tiggemann

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

Barry.Tiggemann@ChoiceHotels.com
720-400-0808

Brands:Comfort, Sleep Inn, Sleep-MainStay

Territory:All territories

Recent News

Choice Hotels and Operation Homefront Join Forces for a Second Consecutive Year to Serve America’s Military Families

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 7, 2019 — Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families, and  Choice Hotels launched the second year of their partnership with the debut of the “Choice Salutes” campaign. Kicking off today, the campaign will run throughout Veteran’s Day weekend as the two organizations will be …[ read more ]

Ascend Hotel Collection Debuts 300th Hotel On Charming Martha’s Vineyard Island

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 6, 2019 — The Ascend Hotel Collection reached a significant milestone today with the opening of its 300th hotel worldwide on the renowned Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard: Edgar Hotel – Martha’s Vineyard. This year alone, the upscale brand has welcomed nearly 60 properties to its portfolio of resort, historic and boutique hotels in destinations including Brooklyn, New York; Melbourne, Australia; New Orleans; Portland, Maine; …[ read more ]

Lone Star State Welcomes Its Sixth Cambria Hotel Near Dallas

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 23, 2019 — Fresh off opening its first Houston location, the upscale Cambria Hotels brand today opens the Cambria Hotel Richardson – Dallas. The hotel is the ninth Cambria location to open its doors this year — together representing over 1,200 upscale rooms. Up to three more Cambria hotels are expected to open in top-tier markets across the country by year end. Located at 3605 Shire …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Expands Presence in Japan with More than 30 New Hotels Expected to Open by 2033

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 17, 2019 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. has signed a 10-year extension of its existing master franchising agreement with Choice Hotels Japan and expects to open more than 30 new Comfort hotels in the market by 2033. Choice Hotels Japan has been the exclusive franchisor of the Comfort brand in the country since 2003 …[ read more ]

Three Choice Brands Open Hotels On The Same Sarasota Campus

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 16, 2019 — Comfort hotels, welcomed a newly constructed Comfort Inn & Suites in Sarasota, Florida, as the brand continues to execute its strategy of opening more than one hotel per week this year. Situated at 5985 Brookhill Blvd., the hotel is opening adjacent to a recently built Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites dual-brand property on the same lot. The Sarasota campus is just …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels Named A Top Brand For Business Travelers

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 14, 2019 — Cambria Hotels has been recognized by corporate travel buyers as a leading upscale brand, according to the Business Travel News‘ 2019 Hotel Brands Survey. The Cambria brand placed first in seven of 13 categories — the most of any upscale brand. This accolade follows Cambria Hotels’ recent ranking as one of only two brands in …[ read more ]

Ascend Hotel Collection Expands to Missouri Ozarks

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 9, 2019 — The Ascend Hotel Collection welcomes the Thousand Hills Golf Resort to its portfolio of resort, historic, and boutique hotels reflecting their surrounding communities. The brand’s latest addition is located in Branson, Missouri, one of the country’s most vibrant family vacation towns and the “Live Entertainment Capital of the Midwest.” Located at 245 S. Wildwood Drive …[ read more ]

The New Comfort Debuts 500th Hotel With Refreshed Branding

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 7, 2019 — The Comfort hotel brand reached a milestone in its transformation journey with the opening of the 500th hotel featuring the new logo in Dalton, Georgia. More than 1,000 hotels in Comfort’s domestic system have now completed interior renovations with updated guestrooms and refreshed public spaces, and nearly one-third of the brand now reflects its …[ read more ]

Cambria Celebrates Its Continued Expansion In Texas With Official Grand Opening Of First Houston Hotel

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 27, 2019 — Cambria Hotels marked its official arrival to Texas’ largest city with the grand opening of the Cambria Hotel Houston Downtown Convention Center. Representatives from the upscale brand’s franchisor, Choice Hotels, along with local dignitaries, were present to commemorate the occasion. Inspiration for the 21-story, 226-room hotel — an adaptive reuse of the iconic Great Southwest Building, …[ read more ]

WoodSpring Suites Continues United States Expansion with Orlando Opening

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 18, 2019 — WoodSpring Suites, in collaboration with Pearl Eagles, LLC, has announced the opening of the WoodSpring Suites Orlando International Drive. This is the brand’s third hotel in the growing Orlando, Fla. area, joining the WoodSpring Suites Orlando East and the WoodSpring Suites Orlando Clarcona. “Orlando is an amazing growth market not only for its jobs-building economy, but because of its ability …[ read more ]

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