Extended Stay America, Inc. Opens Its First Property In Springfield.FORT LAUDERDALE Fort Lauderdale (lô`dərdāl), residential, commercial, and resort city (1990 pop. 149,377), seat of Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast; settled around a fort built (c.1837) in the Seminole War, inc. 1911. , Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 1997--
New 110-Room Hotel Caters to Long-term Travelers
Extended Stay America The first Extended Stay America hotels opened in 1995 by a number of founders including management from Blockbuster Video and AutoNation. In 1996, Extended Stay America acquired StudioPLUS, further continuing its growth. , Inc. (NYSE NYSE
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3. President and Chief Executive Officer George D. Johnson, Jr., "The extended stay lodging market is the fastest growing segment of the hotel industry, and is quickly catching the interest of business professionals, people relocating and those on extended work assignments. Extended Stay America facilities are filling a void that exists for today's value-conscious travelers."
The new three-story property incorporates an interior corridor and is located at the National Road exit, Highway 60, just 15 minutes from Springfield - Branson Regional Airport. Extended Stay America, Inc. owns and operates nine other extended stay lodging properties in the Kansas City Kansas City, two adjacent cities of the same name, one (1990 pop. 149,767), seat of Wyandotte co., NE Kansas (inc. 1859), the other (1990 pop. 435,146), Clay, Jackson, and Platte counties, NW Mo. (inc. 1850). and St. Louis areas, under the Crossland Economy Studios, Extended StayAmerica Efficiency Studios and StudioPLUS brand names.
"Extended Stay America's appeal reaches beyond the business and corporate community. Besides being ideal for workers on extended or temporary assignments such as consulting, employee training or construction, our properties are perfect for people building homes, relocating or attending family functions. We operate high-quality, affordable properties while serving the community's travel needs," said Mike Wilson Mike Wilson could refer to the following people:
Each room is fully furnished with a queen-size bed, recliner, cable TV with remote control, voice mail with free local calls, and a computer data port. Each room also has a kitchen with a refrigerator, two-burner range, microwave, coffee maker, utensils and tableware.
The property also features an on-site laundry facility and vending machines. Guests are provided with weekly housekeeping service and twice-weekly towel service. Properties are generally staffed by five to six full-time and eight to ten part-time employees.
Weekly room rates are available from $219 -- a fraction of the cost you'd pay elsewhere for similar features. Nightly stays are also available from $39.
Extended Stay America, Inc. was founded in January, 1995, by Mr. Johnson and H. Wayne Huizenga Harry Wayne Huizenga (born on December 29, 1937 in Evergreen Park, Illinois) is an American businessman who has built several companies into multi-billion dollar enterprises, mostly through an aggressive process of acquisitions. . Mr. Johnson was formerly President of the Consumer Products Division of Blockbuster Entertainment Corp., a division of Viacom, Inc. Mr. Huizenga, who is Chairman of the Board, also is Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Republic Industries, Inc., and formerly was Vice Chairman of Viacom, Inc., and Chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Blockbuster Entertainment Corp.
Extended Stay America, Inc., owns and operates three brands of extended stay lodging properties: StudioPLUS hotels (from $299 - $399 a week), Extended StayAmerica Efficiency Studios (from $199 - $299 a week) and Crossland Economy Studios (from $159 - $199 a week). The Company currently operates 158 extended stay lodging properties in 32 states, which includes 49 StudioPLUS hotels, 105 Extended StayAmerica Efficiency Studios and 4 Crossland Economy Studios facilities. As of October 31, 1997, the Company had78 facilities under construction, and options to purchase approximately 134 sites for development.
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