SpringHill Suites and the TKo Hospitality Hire General Manager and Director of Sales

SpringHill Suites and the TKo Hospitality Hire General Manager and Director of Sales

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Newark announced today that Scott Craver has been named General Manager and Stephanie Patterson, Director of Sales of the 132-Suite hotel, which is expected to open in May, 2018.

Craver will be directly responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the hotel. While, Patterson will build client relationships and lead the sales program.

Most recently, Craver served as General Manager at the luxurious Royal Blues Hotel in Deerfield Beach, Florida. He previously worked for Meyer Jabara Hotels in Eastern Pennsylvania and chaired Discover Lehigh Valley, a tourism promotion agency. Ms. Patterson was most recently Sales Manager at the Westin Wilmington, leading and managing their corporate business travel portfolio. She is a native of Newport, Delaware.

“Scott and Stephanie are great additions to our team and bring years of diversified hospitality experience. We look forward to opening under their leadership soon!” said George Danneman, President of Danneman Hospitality.”

The new SpringHill Suites by Marriott will be the first of this brand in the Delaware market. The location, 402 Ogletown Road, is the gateway to downtown and the only brand name hotel located in downtown Newark. It is owned by Danneman Hospitality and managed by TKo Hospitality,

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TKo Hospitality Company Awards Associates

As a hospitality company active in the Mid-Atlantic region hotel industry, TKo Hospitality management understands the importance of customer service and actively recognizes associates that excel at their various positions within the company. Congratulations to all the winners!

This past month they honored several employees by presenting them with the TKo ‘Knockout’  Award. The following were recognized; Hyatt Place Dewey Beach gallery host Jeffrey Straub, housekeeping host Jessica Granger, housekeeping host Cecil King, Sales and Catering Manager Mary Beth Furjanic-Barbic and Executive Director of Corporate Projects Alexandra Kennedy.

According to partners, E. Thomas Harvey III, Kostas Kalogeropolous and Vince DiFonzo, these outstanding associates actively embraced the company culture of C.A.R.E.: Commitment to delivering exceptional results, Accountable to partners, Respect for each other and Excellence in all we do.

In addition to receiving the TKo Knockout Award, Kennedy was one of 10 worldwide recipients of the Why Settle Spirit Award presented by Hyatt Hotels and Resorts. Recipients are team members who display exceptional devotion to guests and colleagues alike, and convey a consistent “why settle?” attitude and spirit of excellence.

TKo Hospitality, active in the hotel industry around the Mid-Atlantic region,

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Harvey Hanna & Associates Presented ‘Community Service’ and ‘Spirit of Business’ Awards

Harvey Hanna & Associates Presented ‘Community Service’ and ‘Spirit of Business’ Awards

Congratulations to Harvey Hanna & Associates!

 

The HHA and The Delaware KIDS Fund team was extremely proud to be presented the ‘Community Service Award’ at the Delaware Business Times Family Owned Business Awards ceremony held on June 23, 2016. The Delaware KIDS fund, a nonprofit organization inspired by Thomas J. Hanna in 2008, seeks to provide goods, services and funds to distressed and at-risk children throughout the state of Delaware.

The program is designed to provide essential services to local kids in need by offering financial support for essential needs, clothing, shelter, food, counseling and mentoring for abused, grief stricken or disease-afflicted children. One in five local children today in Delaware struggle to receive a consistent and nutritious meal. The Delaware KIDS Fund and HHA have consistently led a community-wide initiative.

The Harvey Hanna team is honored for the recognition of our commitment to the community and our mission to provide a better future for Delaware’s next generation.

“Children are 20 percent of our population and 100 percent of our future,” says Thomas J. Hanna. “It is essential that we support Delaware’s youth now,

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Want to Find out What’s Driving Real Estate in the Diamond State?

Want to Find out What’s Driving Real Estate in the Diamond State?

 

Find out about some real significant opportunities in entrepreneurial real estate at the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Delaware Developers’ Forum to be held Tuesday, February 2nd at University of Delaware Arsht Hall. You’ll get a feel for what is driving real estate this year as you hear about all the new and planned development trends and investment activity taking place in Delaware’s competitive market.

Keynote Speaker, Jeffrey C. Flynn, Wilmington’s Director of the Office of Economic Development  will reveal private and public real estate investment deals worth up to $650,000 that are in the works. This area’s real estate market has largely been consumer-driven by it eclectic makeup of financial and legal services, government/politics, pharmaceuticals, “eds and meds” and more.

Louis Capano, III a Principal in Capano Management, LC Construction and LC Homes will talk about several development projects that are underway, such as the luxury apartments in Claymont, Middletown and the Avenue of the Arts on Wilmington’s riverfront. He’ll also discuss what to expect at a few commercial sites, including the redevelopment of the Brandywine Country Club located off of Shipley Road in North Wilmington.

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Happy Hour Highlighting the ‘Creative District Development Plan’ in Wilmington

Don’t Miss This Happy Hour Highlighting the ‘Creative District Development Plan’ in Wilmington!

If you’re in town next Wednesday, August 12th, you should definitely register for the ‘Summer Happy Hour & Tour of Market Street and Wilmington’s New Creative Arts District’ meeting at ‘Chris White Gallery’ at the Shipley Artist Lofts and touring the Market and Shipley Street corridors, ending up at the popular eatery Cocino LoLo owned by executive chef Bryan Sikora and his wife, Andrea.

It promises to be an exciting three hours revealing the revitalization of the Quaker Hill area west of Market Street – 4th to 9th Streets and Market to Washington Street. The district is undergoing a series of redevelopment projects that focus on creative production and consumption. The revitalization plan is fashioned after Paducah, Kentucky renowned artist relocation program.

Great things are in the works for the city of Wilmington’s Quaker Hill district and you’ll want to be in the know. It’s also a chance to rub elbows with all the movers and shakers. The event audience will be filled with representatives from the legal, finance, corporate, technology, real estate and non-profit communities.

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