US: Davidson Hospitality Group has been selected by Buckingham Companies to manage The Alexander in Indianapolis under Pivot, its lifestyle operating vertical.
The Alexander comprises 157 deluxe rooms and 53 extended-stay suites, two food and beverage venues, and 16,500 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.
It also features 50 works of art by 25 artists, as well as 14 site-specific commissioned works curated by the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Under the new management, the hotel is set to undergo a renovation.
Tom Geshay, group president at Davidson Hospitality Group, said: “We are humbled to be granted the privilege of delivering heartfelt hospitality at this distinctive Indianapolis property. In keeping with our culture of agility, relentless attention to detail, and an eye for ingenuity, we look forward to serving our partners at Buckingham Companies, team members, and guests through highly personalised services.”
Brad Chambers, president and CEO at Buckingham Companies, said: “Identifying Pivot as our new management partner for this asset was a strategic and clear decision for us. We feel highly encouraged by Davidson’s performance in Indianapolis and truly value their commitment to superior service, unique perspectives, data-driven insights, and adaptability in a continuously evolving market.”
Buckingham Companies was founded in 1984. It is a fully integrated real estate firm specialising in the development, acquisition, management and construction of multifamily, mixed-use, commercial and hospitality projects across the US.
The company owns or manages a portfolio of over $2 billion of real estate for its own account, third-party owners and institutional partners.
Davidson Hospitality Group is a full-service hospitality management company, comprising 67 hotels and resorts, over 165 restaurants, bars and lounges, and nearly 1.5 million square feet of meeting space across the States.
The group has made several key appointments recently, including a senior vice president of operations and a vice president of openings and transitions.