WHITE LODGING BREAKS GROUND FOR 145-UNIT HOTEL
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Merrillville, Ind.-based White Lodging has broken ground for the construction of a 145-room Courtyard by Marriott in Austin. Individual rooms will include flat-screen televisions; the hotel will also contain kiosk reception stations and an interactive go-board that displays local traffic, weather and other information. Completion is scheduled to open in late 2009. White Lodging is Austin’s largest hotel owner/operator with a local portfolio of 16 hotels.