Grand Opening of Hilton Garden Inn on Lake Granbury

Brokerage Services, Hospitality Management

July 3, 2008 by OLDHAM GOODWIN

Granbury, Texas – TEKMAK Development of Dallas, in partnership with The Oldham Goodwin Group, LC of College Station, opened the 106 room Hilton Garden Inn on Lake Granbury in time for the Independence Day celebration.

The Hilton Garden Inn on Lake Granbury is located one block from the City’s downtown square and next door to the Granbury Resort Convention Center. Each room is appointed with Garden Inn Sleep System beds, an ergonomic Herman Miller Mirra Chair, 32” LCD TV, MP3 Clock radio and hospitality center with refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. The Hilton Garden Inn on Lake Granbury offers 3,000 SF of meeting and break-out space. The Great American Grill  offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and the Pavilion Lounge offers guests a place to relax. Other amenities of the Hilton Garden Inn include an indoor pool and lakeside patio area, indoor whirlpool, 24-hour business center, Precor cardio theatre fitness center and 24-hour Pavilion Pantry.

“We are very excited about this exceptional hotel, from its unique location on Lake Granbury to the finishes and amenities provided to our guests.  We could not be prouder to be affiliated with the Hilton family of hotels and our partnership with the City of Granbury,” said Tom Kirkland, President and CEO of TEKMAK Development Company.

This hotel marks the fourth hotel collaboration between TEKMAK Development and The Oldham Goodwin Group, LLC, with several more hotel developments slated to begin construction this year. The Oldham Goodwin Group estimates that 50 jobs have been created in the Granbury area due to the completion of the hotel.

“I am excited to announce the opening of the Hilton Garden Inn in Granbury, Texas,” said Hunter Goodwin, President and Director of Hospitality for The Oldham Goodwin Group. “The affiliation of TEKMAK Development, The Oldham Goodwin Group, Hilton Hotels and the city of Granbury is the perfect example of how public and private sectors can work together to complete a project that creates jobs for local residents, adds a great hotel for visitors to the great community of Granbury and makes the traveling experience as pleasurable as possible. The hotel comes with all the facilities you would expect from a traditional full service hotel to enable work, relaxation, sleep, refreshment, and entertainment.”

The Hilton Garden Inn on Lake Granbury would like to thank the employees of TEKMAK Development, the employees of The Oldham Goodwin Group, LLC, the City of Granbury, the Granbury Convention and Visitors Bureau and MCC Design-Build of Waxahachie, Texas, who made this possible.

The hotel is owned by Granbury Marina Hotel, LP, developed by TEKMAK Development and is managed by The Oldham Goodwin Group, LLC. For more information, contact Hilton Garden Inn on Lake Granbury at (817)579-3800 or The Oldham Goodwin Group at (979)268-2000 or www.OldhamGoodwin.com.