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Dimension Development Names Doug Drake as Director of Purchasing & Design.

DimDev PR newswireDimension Development Names Doug Drake as
Director of Purchasing & Design.

Doug has over 30years of experience in Hospitality, Lodging, Entertainment, Food & Beverage and new construction for theatre exhibition.

 

Natchitoches, LA. (June 1, 2018): Dimension Development is pleased to announce DougDrake, as the Director of Purchasing & Design working from Springfield, MO.

Doug has a long and distinguished career in hospitality. Most recently, he served as Director of Procurement and Strategic Supply for John Q Hammons Hotels and Resorts, LLC where he under took the task of centralizing the spend for supplier consolidation, product and service standardizations to leverage the spend for 78 Hotels. Prior to JQH, he spent 13 years with AMC theatres in NYC and Kansas City where he took part in the new construction of over 45 new buildings across the country ranging from 6 to 30 screens. His experience in design and capital equipment was gained over the years working with Ogden Entertainment Service Corp. supplying kitchen capital equipment, sundry FF&E and operational supplies for major sports stadiums, arenas, convention centers, race tracks and zoos. Other renovation experience was gained with Nikko Hotels, USA for the renovation of the Essex House in NYC on Central Park.

“I am very excited for this new chapter in my Purchasing career and look forward to the many successes and challenges that come along with these successes to be a part of the Dimension Development Purchasing team.”

Doug graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and is certified as a SPSM (Senior Professional in Supply Management). Doug’s contributions to the communities he lives in include volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, Chair Person for Family Selection – Habitat for Humanity, LI New York – 6 years, Convoy of Hope volunteer and he supports the Wounded Warrior Project.

Dimension Development Co. was founded in 1988, and has successfully developed, acquired and managed full-service, all-suite, and limited feature hotels. The company's various hotel partnerships have produced winning combinations in markets throughout the country. Dimension is a growth-oriented hospitality management company. Its current portfolio consists of more than 62 hotels across the US with the leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global and Resorts and InterContinental Hotel Group. For more information about Dimension Development Co., please visit www.dimdev.com       

Dimension Development Names John M. Hines as Director of Sales & Marketing of the Hyatt Regency Princeton NJ

logo hyatt regencyDimension Development Names John M. Hines as Director of Sales & Marketing of the Hyatt Regency Princeton NJ

Mr. Hines has 20 years of hospitality experience

Natchitoches, LA. (March, 2018): Dimension Development is pleased to announce John M. Hines, as Director of Sales & Marketing of the Hyatt Regency Princeton NJ.

John has a long and distinguished career in hospitality. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Sales at Kriya Hotels. Prior to this position, John served as Regional Vice President of Sales at Remington Hotels where he led a portfolio of full service hotels spanning the entire country and specialized in exceeding RevPAR and market share growth.

"I am very excited to have the opportunity of leading the sales team at this prestigious property which has so much to offer business travelers, groups and families alike. My knowledge and expertise of the local market, along with my ability to bring the best out in people make this a great fit.” said John Hines.

John graduated from Providence College where he earned a degree in Business Administration.

The Hyatt Regency Princeton is a contemporary full-service hotel located within the Carnegie Center Office Park. Conveniently located between New York City and Philadelphia Pennsylvania, nearby Princeton University and Princeton Junction Train Station. The property features beautifully designed rooms: 330 guestrooms, 32,000 sq. ft. of customizable meeting space, heated, indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

Dimension Development Co. was founded in 1988, and has successfully developed, acquired and managed full-service, all-suite, and limited feature hotels. The company's various hotel partnerships have produced winning combinations in markets throughout the country. Dimension is a growth-oriented hospitality management company. Its current portfolio consists of more than 62 hotels across the US with the leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global and Resorts and InterContinental Hotel Group.

For more information about Dimension Development Co., please visit www.dimdev.com          

Dimension Development Named Management Company of the Year by Apple Hospitality REIT for Exceptional Hotel Management in 2017

Apple Award 2017 resizeNatchitoches, LA. (March 2018): Dimension Development achieves a historic milestone by being named the Management Company of the Year by Apple Hospitality REIT for exceptional hotel management in 2017. Competing against fifteen other eligible management companies, this honor is reserved for the management company that achieves top results based on Apple Hospitality REIT's balanced scorecard. Operating performance is measured against preset targets using the following metrics: gross operating profit, flow through, RevPAR index, guest satisfaction scores and forecasting accuracy.

"Achieving the top position in our management company rankings is not an easy task and we would like to congratulate the Dimension team for their commitment to maximizing the performance of the hotels they manage for us. We very much appreciate our longstanding relationship," said Krissy Gathright, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Office for Apple Hospitality REIT.
"This award represents the incredible ability of our hotel teams and the results we are able to produce for our owners. We look forward to continued success and collaboration with Apple Hospitality REIT," said Tim Horton, Executive Vice President of Operations for Dimension Development.

Dimension Development operates twenty-four properties and seven brands across the country for Apple Hospitality REIT. The portfolio group includes: Courtyard by Marriott®, Fairfield Inn by Marriott®, Springhill Suites by Marriott®, Residence Inn by Marriott®, Homewood Suites by Hilton®, Hampton Inn by Hilton® and Hilton Garden Inn®. They are represented in markets that include: Los Angeles, CA; Sacramento, CA; San Diego, CA; Seattle, WA; Fresno, CA; Miami, FL; Mahwah, NJ; Denver, CO; and Provo, UT.

Dimension Development Names Paul Williamson as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Paul WilliamsonNatchitoches, LA. (January 2018): Dimension Development is pleased to announce Paul Williamson as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
Mr. Williamson brings over 20+ years of progressive, successful sales leadership experience to Dimension Development. For the past 5 years, he has served as the Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for GF Management; responsible for overall top line performance of their hotels & resorts. Prior to this position, Williamson served as a Divisional Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Remington Hotels overseeing their Embassy Suites portfolio as well as their Hilton Focused Service Division. In addition to his multi portfolio leadership experience, Williamson has been recognized as an Award-Winning Director of Sales & Marketing earning the prestigious "Director of Sales of the Year" Award with Remington Hotels as well as being a "Director of Sales of the Year" Finalist with Hilton's Embassy Suites Brand. Throughout his career, Mr. Williamson has built high-performing, well trained sales teams, focused on exceeding budgeted expectations and improving market share position.

"I could not be more excited to join the Dimension Development family. I look forward to aligning efforts with Tim Horton and his Team and building upon a great foundation. Further, I am eager to drive a sales culture that is focused on executing impactful, direct sales campaigns, innovative digital marketing initiatives and strategic revenue management controls," said Paul Williamson.

Paul Williamson graduated from La Salle University where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing & Human Resource Management. Mr. Williamson has also served as a member of the Embassy Suites Owner's Marketing Advisory Committee.

Dimension Development Co. was founded in 1988, and has successfully developed, acquired and managed full-service, all-suite, and limited feature hotels. The company's various hotel partnerships have produced winning combinations in markets throughout the country. Dimension is a growth-oriented hospitality management company. Its current portfolio consists of more than 61 hotels across the US with the leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global and Resorts and InterContinental Hotel Group.

Dimension Development adds the Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center to their portfolio

Boca Raton MarriottBoca Raton, FL. (January 2018): Dimension Development is named management company of the Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center in Boca Raton Florida. Dimension's portfolio now exceeds 60 hotels with additional properties in their pipeline. "Our growth is very strategic. Our ability to pick unique properties and drive returns for our owners while providing the best customer satisfaction for our guests sets us apart from other management companies," said Michael Hildum, Vice President of Operations for Dimension Development.

Located in the center of Boca Raton, FL, the Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center is near Florida Atlantic University, Lynn University and the Town Center at Boca Raton. Explore Boca Raton Beach, Highland Beach and Deerfield Beach, minutes from the hotel. The hotel features 259 guest rooms and suites, 17,000 square feet of meeting space, a full-service restaurant, Café 5150, as well as the new M Club Lounge for Marriott Reward Members. The hotel will be led by General Manager, Ron Wichowski & Director of Sales, Casey Ademski.

Ryan Frederick, Area General Manager for the Florida Region, will assist in transition and management of the hotel. "This is a beautiful hotel with a very talented team. We are excited to add it to our incredible group of hotels in the Florida region," said Frederick.

For more information, or to book your next stay at the Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center visit: www.bocaratonmarriott.com or call: 561-392-4600

Dimension Development Co. was founded in 1988, and has successfully developed, acquired and managed full-service, all-suite, and limited feature hotels. The company's various hotel partnerships have produced winning combinations in markets throughout the country. Dimension is a growth-oriented hospitality management company. Its current portfolio consists of more than 61 hotels across the US with the leading brands: Marriott International, Inc., Hilton Worldwide, Hyatt Global and Resorts and InterContinental Hotel Group.