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New 188-room Hilton hotel planned in Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE — Ideas have been declared for a new 188-area hotel in Edwardsville.

R.L.P. Improvement ideas to crack floor on a twin-brand Residence2Suites and Hilton Backyard Inn close to the Southern Illinois College Edwardsville campus at the northeast corner of Illinois 157 and Governors Parkway.

“We are really enthusiastic to lover with R.L.P. Growth on this project,” said Chris Brock, a Senior Director of Improvement with Hilton Around the world.  “These are two good Hilton brands, and they will be well-gained in the market place.”

The property also will characteristic an supplemental outparcel growth offering professional true estate room to be leased at a later on time.


“We are happy and enthusiastic to partner with Hilton on this undertaking in this industry,” mentioned Robert Plummer, founder of R.L.P. Advancement. “We continue to increase our lodge organization, offering wonderful services to our friends and occupation opportunities for our group users.  

“We consider the planet of the Hilton brand names, and we consider pride in investing in the Edwardsville sector, providing solutions and providers area citizens motivation,” he mentioned. This project will be made with personal pounds and will provide substantial tax revenues to nearby government entities.”

An affiliate of R.P. Lumber Co., Inc. and Plummer Cos., R.L.P. Development is one particular of the St. Louis area’s biggest privately held businesses. In addition to its concentrate on accommodations, residential subdivisions, retail centers, business office buildings, and light-weight industrial attributes, the business operates 83 lumber yards, two truss vegetation, 22 farm and property way of living division retailers and quite a few other retail, hospitality and entertainment, manufacturing, distribution, and know-how-oriented organizations throughout the United States.

In modern decades, R.L.P. Progress and its affiliates have rolled out numerous resort tasks across multiple states employing a variety of models of the Hilton, Marriott, IHG, and Decision Resort businesses.  

“What’s fascinating about this dual-brand strategy is the value personal savings it will give our friends with out sacrificing top quality top quality,” said Plummer. “Our professional group at this resort will be in a position to deliver fantastic provider to both extended-keep friends on the Property2Suites aspect of the property and leisure travelers on the Hilton Backyard garden Inn facet of the assets, whilst also giving eating and conference area solutions to the neighborhood.”

This will be the first Hilton-branded residence in Edwardsville and the initially twin-brand lodge venture in the Metro East St. Louis current market. The job presently is in the last architectural and style and design stage and will then shift towards enhancement.