Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott at Notre Dame Prepares for Grand Opening

Jun 08, 2010, 16:35 ET from White Lodging

SOUTH BEND, Ind., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Excitement is building as the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott at Notre Dame makes final preparations for a June 15th opening. This event will come a full two months ahead of schedule and in plenty of time for the kickoff of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football season. The hotel, built by White Lodging in partnership with Kite Realty Group, will be the first nationally-affiliated first class hotel near the campus.

Located directly across from Notre Dame Stadium, the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott will have 119 guestrooms, 52 of which are oversized suites including separate sleeping and living areas. Upgrades to the exterior and interior design reflect this coveted address adjacent to the University. The hotel is a component of Eddy Street Commons at Notre Dame – a 600,000-plus square foot mixed-use development led by Kite Realty Group. This prime location includes retail, office space, hotels and private residences.

White Lodging Services Corporation was established in 1985 and is headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana. White lodging is a fully integrated hotel ownership, development, and operations company – a recognized leader that has defined and cultivated the ability to achieve consistent, sustainable growth among mid- to large-scale hotels across the country. Their current portfolio consists of 148 hotels in eighteen states and encompasses representation of the following leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, InterContinental Hotel Group, and Carlson Hotels Worldwide.

Kite Realty Group Trust is a full-service, vertically integrated real estate investment trust engaged in the ownership, operation, management, leasing acquisition, construction, expansion and development of high quality neighborhood and community shopping centers in selected growth markets in the United States. The company owns interests in a portfolio of operating retail properties, retail properties under development, operating commercial properties, a related parking garage, and parcels of land that may be used for future development of retail or commercial properties.

For more information about hotel development, management opportunities, or careers with White Lodging, please visit www.whitelodging.com or call 219-769-3267.

SOURCE White Lodging