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Project of the Month: First Bristol Corp. and Paolino Properties open $30 million Homewood Suites by Hilton Providence Downtown

 

Providence, RI – Joint venture partners James Karam, CEO, of First Bristol Corporation and Joseph Paolino, Jr., managing partner of Paolino Properties announced the opening of the Homewood Suites by Hilton Providence Downtown located at 5 Exchange St. in the heart of downtown. Rhode Island governor Gina Raimondo and Rhode Island Commerce secretary Stefan Pryor joined Karam, Paolino, the hotel development team, management and others in a formal ribbon cutting ceremony on April 8.

 

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Providence Homewood Suites Opens

 

Providence, RI – Joint Venture Partners James Karam of First Bristol Corporation and Joseph R. Paolino, Jr. of Paolino Properties announced the opening of the Homewood Suites by Hilton Providence at a formal ribbon cutting ceremony on April 8. The eight-story, $30 million extended stay hotel is located at the once-vacant lot at the intersection of Exchange Street and Memorial Boulevard.

 

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Homewood Suites will be only extended-stay hotel in downtown Providence – for now

 

Providence — The Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel, expected to open in mid-January between Burnside Park and the Woonasquatucket River, will, at least for a while, be unique in two aspects.

First, being built on a small, triangular site, one of the last of the Capital Center parcels, its has a shape that could best be described as a skewed trapezoidal U-shape.

 

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Homewood Suites by Hilton to Come to Providence, RI

 

Joint venture partners First Bristol Corporation and Paolino Properties are nearing completion of a $30-million Homewood Suites by Hilton “All-Suites” Hotel in downtown Providence, RI.

 

Working together, First Bristol and Paolino Properties were able to purchase property acquired from the Providence Redevelopment Agency. The six-story, 120-room property, vacant for 15 years, was necessary to make the project viable. The hotel is expected to be completed in early 2019.

 

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Homewood Suites Nears Completion

 

Providence, RI – Joint Venture Partners First Bristol Corporation and Paolino Properties are nearing completion of a $30 million Homewood Suites by Hilton “All-Suites” Hotel at 5 Exchange Street in the heart of downtown Providence.

 

The six-story, 120-room extended stay hotel is located at the once-vacant lot at the intersection of Exchange Street and Memorial Boulevard.

 

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New Providence hotel names general manager, director of sales

 

BOSTON — Eight high-achieving University of Massachusetts students have been awarded $5,000 scholarships by the James J. Karam Scholarship Fund.

 

Established in 2013, the fund is named for SouthCoast businessman James Karam, who served nearly 10 years on the UMass Board of Trustees, including four years as chairman, and championed high-quality, affordable education during his tenure.

 

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UMass high achievers earn Karam scholarships

 

BOSTON — Eight high-achieving University of Massachusetts students have been awarded $5,000 scholarships by the James J. Karam Scholarship Fund.

 

Established in 2013, the fund is named for SouthCoast businessman James Karam, who served nearly 10 years on the UMass Board of Trustees, including four years as chairman, and championed high-quality, affordable education during his tenure.

 

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Hilton Owner Awards Celebrate Guest Experience and Business

 

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today recognized its top owners and developers as winners of the 2017 Hilton Owner Awards. In addition to the annual Development Awards announced each year at the NYU conference, Hilton added a “Top Performer” category to celebrate owners achieving excellence in guest experience and business performance.

 

“Our owners are incredible partners and we are deeply appreciative of their many contributions to our nearly 100-year legacy of spreading the light and warmth of hospitality,” said Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO, Hilton. “Today we are honored to unveil our 2017 Hilton Owner Awards, which celebrate those owners who truly went above and beyond last year to help us in our journey to deliver exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time.”

 

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