Photo caption: From left to right: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sun Development & Management Corporation, Bharat Patel; Executive Director of Visit Hendricks County, Jaime Bohler Smith; Global Head of Embassy Suites by Hilton, Alan Roberts; President of Hendricks County Council, Eric Wathen; President of Plainfield Town Council, Robin Brandgard; President of Hendricks County Tourism Commission, Kent McPhail; and Chief Financial Officer of Sun Development & Management Corporation, Nayna Patel
Embassy Suites by Hilton, a global brand of upscale, all-suite hotels from Hilton (NYSE: HLT), broke ground yesterday in Plainfield, IN on a new hotel to be situated close to Indianapolis International Airport. The 175-suite hotel is currently under construction and is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2018. The property is located at 6089 Clarks Creek Road and is owned and managed by Sun Development & Management.
To commemorate the groundbreaking, local officials, including Robin Brandgard, president of the Plainfield Town Council, Eric Wathen, president of the Hendricks County Council, Jaime Bohler Smith, executive director of Visit Hendricks County, and members of the business community joined Alan Roberts, global head of Embassy Suites by Hilton, and Bharat Patel, chairman and chief executive officer of Sun Development & Management Corporation, for the symbolic ceremony.