Posted: December 4, 2018
Company Will Exclusively Manage both Oakwood and ExecuStay® Brands in Georgia and TennesseeTAMPA, Fla. (December 4, 2018) – Mainsail Lodging & Development, a Tampa-based hospitality company, announced today it is expanding its franchise agreement with Oakwood to exclusively manage the Georgia and Tennessee markets. In addition to these new markets, Mainsail will continue to manage the Oakwood and ExecuStay brands across Alabama and Florida, where it has been an Oakwood franchisee since 2013. Oakwood will continue to manage both of its branded properties in the Carolinas.
“This relationship allows us to continue to expand our U.S. footprint and offer customers the best housing options to meet their needs. Mainsail is a valued partner, and we are grateful for the company’s dedication to maintaining consistent, high quality standards for accommodations, knowledge of the local market and professionalism. We are confident it will be successful at operating and growing the business in both Georgia and Tennessee,” said Mandeep Singh, chief operating officer, Oakwood.
“We are very proud to be a franchisee of industry leading Oakwood and ExecuStay brands and excited for the opportunity to grow our partnership in Georgia and Tennessee,” said Jana Collier, managing partner for Mainsail Housing. “This franchise agreement further strengthens our position in the marketplace and allows us to enhance our relationship with the forward-thinking team at Oakwood. The strategic alignment also allows us to streamline our operations and focus on the evolving needs of our customers.”
About Mainsail Lodging & Development LLC
Mainsail Lodging & Development is a Tampa-based hospitality company that develops and operates lodging products in the Southeastern US and the Caribbean. Their property portfolio includes four Autograph Collection Hotels: Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina (ScrubIsland.com), a private island resort in the British Virgin Islands; the boutique, food-focused Epicurean Hotel (EpicureanHotel.com) in Tampa, Florida; Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club (WaterlineResort.com) on Anna Maria Island, Florida; and the historic Fenway Hotel (FenwayHotel.com) in Dunedin, Florida; as well as Mainsail Beach Inn (MainsailBeachInn.com), a boutique beachfront hotel on Anna Maria Island, Florida. The company also operates corporate housing throughout the Southeast, exclusively managing the Florida, Georgia and Tennessee markets for Oakwood® under both its ExecuStay® (ExecuStay.com) and Oakwood® (Oakwood.com) brands. Additional future projects include Luminary Hotel & Co. (LuminaryHotel.com) in Fort Myers, Florida; a 128-room Residence Inn in conjunction with an indoor sports complex in Pasco County, Florida; and a historic boutique hotel in Macon, Georgia. Mainsail Lodging’s corporate charity is Feeding Tampa Bay, the largest food rescue and distribution organization in the community. Mainsail actively supports the cause through a variety of employee and guest programs ranging from packing and sorting at the warehouse, to annual events such as the Epic Chef Showdown. Learn more at MainsailHotels.com.
Oakwood®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mapletree Investments, is the leading global accommodation solutions provider helping businesses and individual travelers be anywhere they need to be. With an extensive and flexible selection of move-in ready furnished and serviced apartments, Oakwood has enabled thousands of companies to expand their reach to more customers and markets. The award-winning company continues investing in its exclusive and growing portfolio of Oakwood-branded properties throughout the Americas, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and APAC (Asia Pacific) offering travelers a broad range of accommodation options from apartments with luxurious style and full amenities to sensible accommodations with modern essentials. For more information, please visit www.Oakwood.com.