McWhinney expands hotel portfolio through construction, acquisition

LOVELAND — McWhinney, a real estate developer based in Loveland and Denver, is greatly expanding its portfolio of hotel properties in Colorado and Oregon.

The company has developed more than 6,000 acres and 6.5 million square feet of property in the Rocky Mountain region and the West Coast. McWhinney in May acquired the 123-room Hyatt House Denver Airport Hotel near Denver International Airport. Sage Hospitality Inc. will manage the hotel.

Other projects include:

• The Maven Hotel at Dairy Block, Denver. The 172-room independent Maven Hotel opened in March at Dairy Block, a mixed-used redevelopment of a prominent downtown Denver block by McWhinney, Grand American Inc. and Sage Hospitality.

• The AC Hotel Portland, Portland, Ore. Opened in early 2017, McWhinney and Sage Hospitality co-developed a 13-story Marriott-branded hotel in the heart of downtown Portland that features 204 contemporary guest rooms.

• The Elizabeth Hotel – Autograph Collection by Marriott, Fort Collins.  McWhinney is partnering with Sage Hospitality to develop and operate The Elizabeth Hotel in Fort Collins, which will open in November with 164 rooms.

• Courtyard by Marriott at Centerra, Loveland. McWhinney has partnered with Stonebridge Cos. to build a new 101-room Courtyard by Marriott at Centerra, The hotel will break ground this month and will open in the winter of 2018.

McWhinney is finalizing plans for several new hotel projects in Boston; Denver; Omaha, Neb.; and San Francisco and Irvine, Calif.

The company’s existing hospitality portfolio includes a wide variety of lodging properties in the western United States.