Extended Stay America, Inc. Opens Two Long-Term Lodging Properties in the Cleveland Area.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)--Dec. 4, 1997--
StudioPLUS Hotels Open in Westlake & Middleburg Heights
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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2. (body) ESA - European Space Agency. ), the rapidly growing chain of extended stay lodging facilities, has opened two StudioPLUS brand properties in the Cleveland area, at 30360 Clemens Road, in Westlake, and at 17552 Rosbough Drive, in Middleburg Heights.
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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."
The 72-room, three-story property in Westlake is accessible from I-90, at the Crocker/Bassett exit. The property features queen, deluxe de·luxe also de luxe
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adv. and double suites. The 71-room, three-story property in Middleburg Heights is just five miles from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport, at Exit 235, from 71 South. The property features deluxe and double suites. Both properties offer affordable weekly rates from $343.
The first StudioPLUS hotel in the Cleveland area opened in September, in North Olmstead, at 25801 Country Club Drive North. The Company owns and operates nine additional StudioPLUS brand hotels and five Extended StayAmerica Efficiency Studios properties (from $199 a week), in the Arkon, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo areas. The Company will open a 104-room Extended StayAmerica Efficiency Studios property in Dublin (Columbus), in the next few months.
"The appeal of StudioPLUS hotels reaches beyond the business and corporate community. Besides being ideal for professionals on extended or temporary assignments such as consulting or training, our properties are perfect for people building homes, relocating or attending family functions. We operate high-quality, affordable properties while serving the community's extended stay travel needs," said Mike Wilson Mike Wilson could refer to the following people:
StudioPLUS hotels offer studios with fully-equipped kitchens including a refrigerator, stove, microwave, coffee maker, and place settings for four with dishes, utensils, pots and pans. Some studios also have dishwashers. The living area (in several studios) offers sofa sleepers, expanded cable TV, a desk, voice mail with free local calls and a computer data port.
Both StudioPLUS hotels in Westlake and Middleburg Heights feature an on-site laundry facility, a fitness center and an outdoor jacuzzi. Guests are provided with weekly housekeeping A set of instructions that are executed at the beginning of a program. It sets all counters and flags to their starting values and generally readies the program for execution. and towel service. Properties are generally staffed by seven to eight full-time employees.
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.
The Company's first Extended StayAmerica Efficiency Studios property opened in August, 1995, in January, 1997, the Company launched the first Crossland Economy Studios and in April, 1997, the Company consummated con·sum·mate
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b. a merger with Studio Plus Hotels, Inc.
The Company currently operates 168 extended stay lodging properties in 33 states, which includes 54 StudioPLUS hotels, 108 Extended StayAmerica Efficiency Studios and 6 Crossland Economy Studios facilities. As of November 30, 1997, the Company had 76 facilities under construction, and options to purchase approximately 146 sites for development.
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