Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Sikeston, MO Hotel

ST. LOUIS, MO, January 17, 2017 – A groundbreaking ceremony was recently held for a 92-room Hampton Inn located at the new 100-acre Cotton Ridge Development in Sikeston, MO.  The $10 million hotel will sit on 2.75 acres and feature amenities including an indoor pool, meeting room, and fitness center.  The nearly 60,000-square-foot hotel at 1240 Commerce Dr. will be completed by the end of 2017.

Midas Hospitality, a premier hotel management group, will manage the hotel.  The builder is MC Hotel Construction, a general contractor specializing in new hotel construction and renovations, which is the sister company of Midas Hospitality.  The architecture firm is Gray Design.  All three companies are based in St. Louis, MO.

Pictured from left to right are Kurt Furlong, Midas Hospitality; J.T. Norville, Midas Hospitality; Wendell Mueller, The Bank of Missouri; David Robert, Midas Hospitality; Mayor Steven Burch, City of Sikeston; John Thompson, The Bank of Missouri; Mackenzie Scherer, Regional Chamber of Commerce, and; Jim Heinz, MC Hotel Construction.

“The new Hampton Inn – Sikeston is ideally located off of Highway 60 with easy access to I-57 and I-55 with easy proximity to Monsanto, Cargill, Siemens, John Deere, and Tyson among other corporations.” said Kurt Furlong, Midas Hospitality’s Principal and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Founded in 2006, Midas Hospitality has developed, opened and currently manages numerous properties including 30 hotels in 11 states.  The company serves global brands including Hilton, IHG, Marriott, and Starwood.  Midas Hospitality’s headquarters are located at 1804 Borman Circle Dr. in Maryland Heights, MO.  For more information, call (314) 692-0100 or visit http://www.midashospitality.com.

Midas Hospitality Names Jim Brueggemann as New CFO

ST. LOUIS, MO, January 10, 2017 – Midas Hospitality, a premier hotel management group, recently appointed Jim Brueggemann, CPA, as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer.

Brueggemann will manage the company’s central accounting office in order to deliver accurate and timely financial analysis.  He will be accountable for the development of economic strategies and preparation of corporate growth plans.   Brueggemann also will oversee both financial forecasting efforts and risk management operations.

Prior to his new position, Brueggemann was the company’s Vice President of Finance.  He joined Midas Hospitality in May, 2013 with more than 18 years of accounting and finance experience.  The majority of his career has been in real estate construction and development, as well as property management.  Brueggemann graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a BSBA in Accounting.

“Jim is an excellent choice for Chief Financial Officer, and we are pleased to promote him to this very integral position within our organization,” said David Robert, Midas Hospitality’s Managing Member and CEO.  “We look forward to achieving even greater success in the upcoming years thanks to his experience and industry knowledge.”

Founded in 2006, Midas Hospitality has developed, opened and currently manages numerous properties including 30 hotels in 11 states.  The company serves global brands including Hilton, IHG, Marriott, and Starwood.  Midas Hospitality’s headquarters are located at 1804 Borman Circle Dr. in Maryland Heights, MO.  For more information, call (314) 692-0100 or visit http://www.midashospitality.com.

Midas Hospitality Promotes Chris Shinkle to Senior Director of Development

ST. LOUIS, MO, January 3, 2017 – Midas Hospitality, a premier hotel management group, recently promoted Chris Shinkle to Senior Director of Development.

Shinkle will manage the day-to-day operations of the company’s development team, which focuses on new hotels and acquisitions, as well as the organization’s renovation life cycle.  His responsibilities include overseeing a variety of services the company provides including project planning, procurement, information technology, scheduling, budget management, and project execution.

Prior to this position, Shinkle served as the company’s Director of Information Technology, as well as its Director of Operations.  He joined Midas Hospitality in 2011 as a general manager and has held key roles within the company throughout the years.  He has more than 15 years of hospitality experience.

“Chris has been with our company for more than five years, and he has truly earned this new position and all that it encompasses,” said David Robert, Midas Hospitality’s Managing Member and CEO.  “We are excited to see all that Chris will accomplish in his new role.”

Founded in 2006, Midas Hospitality has developed, opened and currently manages numerous properties including 30 hotels in 11 states.  The company serves global brands including Hilton, IHG, Marriott, and Starwood.  Midas Hospitality’s headquarters are located at 1804 Borman Circle Dr. in Maryland Heights, MO.  For more information, call (314) 692-0100 or visit http://www.midashospitality.com.