October 23, 2016 7:15 PM ET

Hotels, Restaurants and Leisure

Company Overview of White Lodging Services Corporation

Company Overview

White Lodging Services Corporation owns, develops, and manages hotels and restaurants in the United States. Its amenities include guest rooms; recreation, entertainment, and fitness centers; facilities for meetings and various events; and restaurants that offer food and drinks. It also offers real estate investments and development services, including strategic partnerships, project management, and purchasing and procurement; and hospitality management services. In addition, the company provides shared services, such as centralized accounting, information technology, human resources, and finance; hotel operation services; and organizational resources for hotel management. The company was fou...

701 East 83rd Avenue

Suite 17

Merrillville, IN 46410

United States

Founded in 1985





Key Executives for White Lodging Services Corporation

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of Shared Services and President of Shared Services
Age: 61
Chief Executive Officer of Hotel Management Services and President of Hotel Management Services
Chief Executive Officer of Investments & Development Division and President of Investments & Development Division
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

White Lodging Services Corporation Key Developments

White Lodging Services Corporation Announces Opening of 155-Suite SpringHill Suites Milwaukee Downtown

White Lodging Services Corporation has announced the opening of the 155-suite SpringHill Suites Milwaukee Downtown. Located at the corner of 4th and Wells streets, the hotel, opened Tuesday, operates as a Marriott franchise, is owned by JSWD Commerce, LLC, an affiliate of Jackson Street Holdings and managed by White Lodging Services. The SpringHill Suites Milwaukee Downtown is located within the historic Commerce Building built in 1928 and just two blocks from the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The hotel is situated just minutes from Marquette University, the Henry W. Maier Festival Park - home of Summerfest and the historic Third Ward District. Featuring suites that are larger than typical hotel rooms, SpringHill Suites Milwaukee Downtown is ideal for business and leisure travelers looking for style and inspiration in their stay. Every aspect, from furniture and lighting to colors and fabrics, has been carefully selected to offer calm and refreshing spaces. Separate living, working and sleeping spaces also provide guests with flexibility and functionality. The hotel offers luxurious linens and plush pillows, while a comfortable pullout sofa bed and lounge chair offer additional space for relaxation or extra family members. The hotel's bathroom includes modern touches, a marble-top vanity, iridescent tile walls and creative lighting features, which help travelers revive and refresh.

White Lodging Announces the Opening of Courtyard by Marriott Erie Bayfront in Erie, Pennsylvania

White Lodging announced that Courtyard by Marriott Erie Bayfront opened its doors in Erie, Pennsylvania. Featuring an innovative lobby space, Courtyard's latest contemporary room design, and breathtaking views, the new hotel provides flexibility and upscale elegance allowing guests to optimize and elevate their travel experience. Located at 2 Sassafras Pier, the 192-room hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned by Erie County Convention Center Authority and managed by White Lodging Services of Merrillville, Indiana. Located on the shore of Presque Isle Bay and attached to the Bayfront Convention Center, the Courtyard Erie Bayfront is just seven miles from Erie International Airport and two minutes from downtown. The hotel also offers guests convenient access to the Bayfront Convention Center for meetings and conferences, quick access to Erie's downtown for nightlife, music, and the arts, as well as a water taxi to take guests over to Presque Isle State Park to one of their 11 beaches or several other outdoor activities.  The Courtyard Erie Bayfront now connects 392 guest rooms to the Bayfront Convention Center. Courtyard constantly researches trends and evolves to meet the changing needs of its guests. The latest room design offers hybrid zones for working, sleeping, relaxing and getting ready. Indirect lighting and a neutral, tone-on-tone color palette makes for a soothing and calm environment. The new room design is intuitive and thoughtful, offering flexible yet comfortable spaces that enable technology. Upon arrival, guests can store bags on the "Luggage Drop" and plug personal devices into the "Tech Drop" ledge for seamless technology integration. Selected rooms boast beautiful waterfront balconies with floor to ceiling windows, and all rooms offer signature furniture and architectural elements replacing traditional art in the new guestroom. The "LoungeAround" sofa offers a pop of color and a comfortable area for relaxing or for working. The new design also features a light desk on wheels, allowing guests to work from anywhere in the room. The Courtyard Erie Bayfront also offers the Refreshing Business lobby environment, where guests can enjoy an open and bright area outside of their rooms. Along with media pods, complimentary Wi-Fi and a variety of seating zones, the redefined space is ideal for everything from pop-up meetings to social gatherings. The lobby also features The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect®, offering casual, flexible seating; easy access to food and high quality, healthy menu options for breakfast. The Shoreline Bar and Grille, an American gastropub, will serve lunch and dinner, and guests many choose to dine outdoors with more than 70 patio seats adjacent to inviting fire pits to take in the gorgeous view. Enjoy a local brew or a small batch bourbon while watching the sun set. Throughout the hotel, guests can connect with ample electrical outlets. The business library features several computer terminals, along with a printer and separate computer stations dedicated solely to printing airline boarding passes and checking flight status. The five-story hotel features an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool spa, an outdoor infinity pool, a fitness center, guest laundry and the Shoreline Bar and  Grille for lunch, dinner, drinks and sunsets over the bay. The Courtyard Erie Bayfront offers 1,500 square feet of indoor meeting space as well as 20,000 square feet of patio space for unique events called the Anchor Plaza.

White Lodging Services Corp. and REI Investments to Purchase Indianapolis Marriott Downtown

White Lodging Services Corp. and REI Investments plan on purchasing the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown and anticipate the transaction will close early in the third quarter of 2016. White Lodging said it will undertake a complete modernization and renovation of all guestrooms, suites, meeting space, lobby and food and beverage outlets. The renovation is scheduled to begin early first quarter of 2017. The 622-room hotel offers dining at Circle City Bar and Grille as well as Champions Sports Bar and Grill, and convenient coffee at Starbucks.

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