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PHC to Build Homewood Suites in Lynchburg, VA

LYNCHBURG, VA. – AMD Hotel Group, LLC, a subsidiary of Paragon Hotel Company, has been approved for new construction of a Homewood Suites hotel in this central Virginia city that Thomas Jefferson once called “the most interesting spot in the state.”

The four-story, 104-room hotel, a member of the Hilton Worldwide family that J.D. Power ranks “Highest in Guest Satisfaction among Upper Extended Stay Hotel Chains,” will be located adjacent to PHC’s Hilton Garden Inn hotel at 4025 Wards Road, just off U.S. Bus. 29 and only minutes from the Lynchburg Regional Airport.

The new hotel’s ideal location sits minutes from downtown Lynchburg, which is situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and on the banks of the James River. The hotel site also is close to numerous colleges and universities, as well as multiple retail and dining options. The hotel will offer studio and one bedroom suites, complimentary hot breakfast, evening meals with drinks, 24-hour business center and suite shop, indoor pool, and conference room.

“PHC is excited to bring one of Hilton Worldwide’s top brands to the very heart of Old Dominion,” says Mitesh Patel, executive vice president of the Anderson, S.C.-based company that currently owns the Homewood Suites in Greenville, SC as well. Construction of the hotel is expected to initiate in Summer 2015 with an opening slated for August the following year.

ISOM Ham Design Group was selected as the architect for the ground-up project, Patel says. The Wilkesboro, N.C., firm has been part of H ilton Architect’s Roundtable for five years. The roundtable is a select group of 12 architectural firms experienced in the development of Hilton projects. Participation is invitation-only, based on successful completion of Hilton projects and positive feedback from Hilton franchisees.

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