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.

Our general site criteria includes:

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

 Payton Reid

Payton Reid

Managing Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

Payton.Reid@ChoiceHotels.com
301-592-6767

Brands:Ascend Hotel Collection, Cambria Hotels, Comfort, Sleep Inn, Quality, Clarion, Clarion Pointe, MainStay Suites, WoodSpring Suites, Suburban, Sleep-MainStay, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn

Territory:All territories

 Will Ballard

Will Ballard

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

Brands:MainStay Suites, WoodSpring Suites, Suburban

Territory:Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

 Devin Daly

Devin Daly

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

Brands:Cambria Hotels

Territory:Arizona, California (North), California (South), Colorado, Oregon

 Deborah Henry

Deborah Henry

Development Diligence and Asset Management Director

Brands:Cambria Hotels

Territory:All territories

 Dave Lanning

Dave Lanning

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquistions

Brands:MainStay Suites, WoodSpring Suites, Suburban

Territory:District of Columbia, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, 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

Brands:Cambria Hotels

Territory:Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

 Adam Mayfield

Adam Mayfield

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

Brands:MainStay Suites, WoodSpring Suites, Suburban

Territory:California (North), California (South), Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

 Terry O’Brien

Terry O’Brien

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

Brands:Cambria Hotels

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

 Will Raine

Will Raine

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

Brands:Cambria Hotels

Territory:Arizona, California (North), California (South), Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas (North), Texas (South), Utah, Washington

 Barry Tiggemann

Barry Tiggemann

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

Brands:Comfort

Territory:All territories

 Paul Zala

Paul Zala

Director, Real Estate and Land Acquisitions

Brands:MainStay Suites, WoodSpring Suites, Suburban

Territory:Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Recent News

Choice Hotels Launches New Nationwide Advertising Campaign

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 17, 2019  — Choice Hotels International, Inc. , one of the world’s largest hotel franchisors, today launched a nationwide, multi-media creative advertising campaign featuring the tagline “Our Business is You.” The campaign leverages the consumer truth that “business” can be defined broadly—from meeting with clients to planning a family reunion. A key feature of the …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Continues Texas Midscale Expansion with Multi-Unit Agreement

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 10, 2019  — Choice Hotels International, Inc. has signed an agreement with Legacy Partners, LLC to develop five Sleep Inn hotels outside of Houston, Texas. The first hotel is slated to open in 2020. “With more than 550 Sleep Inn properties currently open or in the pipeline worldwide, Sleep Inn continues to be a strong leader …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Announces Corporate Travel Focus Following Years Of Strategic Investments

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 6, 2019  — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is positioned to capitalize on the long-term, strategic investments to its proven brand portfolio and best-in-class technology infrastructure as it seeks to capture an even greater share of corporate travel. The company will launch a new nationwide advertising campaign June 17 that reinforces its commitment to welcoming both …[ read more ]

Cambria Hotels On Pace To Break Openings Record For Second-Straight Year

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 3, 2019 — The Cambria Hotels brand is on pace to surpass 50 hotels open in top-tier markets this year by opening more than a dozen upscale properties across the country. The record-setting pace—which includes seven openings this summer alone—will increase the Cambria system by 25% by year end. “Cambria continues to show its strength in regions with a …[ read more ]

Comfort Continues Expansion in Key Markets With Two New York Openings

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 29, 2019  — Comfort hotels continues its nationwide expansion with the opening of two hotels in Brooklyn and Long Island City, N.Y. The newly built hotels are the latest to open as part of the brand’s multi-year transformation, featuring updated room and public space designs, as well as the new Comfort logo. The Comfort brand has more than …[ read more ]

Econo Lodge Encourages Fans to Cast a Line for Chance to Win Ultimate Fishing Trip with Angler of the Year Justin Lucas

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 14, 2019 — Econo Lodge, a sponsor of Major League Fishing‘s Bass Pro Tour title, is giving one lucky winner and their guest the opportunity to spend a day fishing with Justin Lucas, professional angler and 2018 Angler of the Year, on Alabama’s Smith Lake. To enter the ‘Easy Escape‘ Contest, participants must submit photos of their most …[ read more ]

WoodSpring Suites Celebrates Grand Opening of Newest Hotel in Portland, Oregon

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 10, 2019 — WoodSpring Suites continues its coast-to-coast expansion with the grand opening of the WoodSpring Suites Portland North Gresham. Located at 3013 Northeast 181st Avenue. in Portland’s Gresham neighborhood, the new four-story, 122-room hotel is the brand’s milestone 250th property and first hotel in Oregon. The WoodSpring Suites brand is designed to meet the needs of extended-stay travelers …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Honors Top Franchisees with Premier and “Best Of Choice” Awards at 65th Annual Convention

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 2, 2019 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) announced its Premier and “Best of Choice” award winners at the company’s 65th annual convention in Las Vegas. The elite Premier award designations – Premier Legacy, Premier Developer and Premier Hotelier – acknowledged three of the company’s top franchisees from 2018. Each of the winners were recognized for …[ read more ]

Choice Hotels Announces Refreshed Look of Four Midscale Brand Logos

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 2, 2019 — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) celebrated its 80th anniversary this year and continued midscale leadership by unveiling refreshed logos for Quality Inn, Clarion, Sleep Inn, and MainStay Suites at its 65th annual convention. Amidst the successful transformation of Choice’s flagship Comfort brand and following the recent launch of the Clarion Pointe brand extension, …[ read more ]

Econo Lodge Turns 50 and Looks Better Than Ever

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 2, 2019 — Econo Lodge is looking better than ever. The leading economy brand, franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), celebrates its 50th anniversary this year by completing a multi-year Guestroom Improvement Program, ensuring hotels are meeting consumer demand for contemporary, comfortable, and affordable rooms in the economy segment. Econo Lodge’s five-year, seven-phase Guestroom Improvement Program …[ read more ]

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