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TGC Development Group Completes Renovation of TownePlace Suites by Marriott Wichita East

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

WICHITA KS, January 30, 2018 – Wichita, Kansas based, TGC Development Group recently completed a $1.9 million interior renovation on the TownePlace Suites by Marriott Wichita East. The three-story, 82 room select-service hotel is managed by Wichita, Kansas based TGC Hospitality Management, the hotel is located in northeast Wichita at 9444 E. 29th St. North, Wichita, Kansas 67226. The general contractor is Wichita based SBA Construction.

“We are very excited to complete the renovation of this hotel. When we acquired this asset, we identified it as a hotel with a superior location and a superior brand, but greatly lacking in capital investment. We knew that with the proper investment in the asset as well as a revamp of the operating strategy and team, that this property could re-establish itself as a leader in the Northeast Wichita hotel market. Our partners at Marriott have been tremendous to work with throughout the process of renovating this hotel and we are already experiencing the increase in not only occupancy but also revenue generation that we expected”, said Nick Esterline, principal of TGC Development Group. “This location offers excellent visibility and access from the highway and is located within minutes of Colonel James Jabara Airport, numerous medical and surgery centers, shopping, and eateries.

Ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays, this property offers studio, studio with queen doubles, and one-bedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens, as well as separate living/working and sleeping areas. Guests can work and relax on their own terms in modern suites that feature full kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, work spaces with built-in shelves and lighting, and a large flat screen television.

The TownePlace Suites by Marriott Wichita East allows guests to maintain a healthy lifestyle with an array of food options. While on property guests can create their own complimentary hot breakfast every morning in the lobby area, fire up their stay by grilling up dinner on our outdoor Weber® grill. The 24-hour In a Pinch® market and On Us® coffee service offer guests the chance to get their snack and caffeine on whenever they feel the need. The full kitchen and refrigerator allow guests to cook their own food, or save their leftovers after eating at a local hotspot.

“We at TGC Development Group and TGC Hospitality Management are excited about the newly renovated hotel featuring fully updated guest rooms and expansive lobby complete with new modern furniture, flooring, décor, and artwork. Additional improvements include upgraded patio furniture, Weber® grill, and modernized fitness center with state of the art equipment.” said Jill Taylor, director of marketing and culture for TGC Development Group. “Taking care of people is at the core of our company, and we look forward to continue serving our guests in Wichita with the highest level of service!”

About TownePlace Suites by Marriott

TownePlace Suites by Marriott is an award-winning, extended-stay hotel brand that is ideal for travelers who need accommodations for longer stays. The brand’s simple yet innovative design, features personal touches and playful details allowing guests to live uninterrupted. Offering studio, queen doubles, and onebedroom suites with fully equipped kitchens the brand offers thoughtful spaces for living and working. TownePlace Suites currently has the highest market share growth of any Marriott brand. There are currently more than 280 properties across the United States and Canada, and more than 180 in the pipeline. TownePlace is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards®, in which members can link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer.

For more information about TGC Development Group and TGC Hospitality Management, please visit, or call 316-260-9088.

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