The Holiday Inn Express & Suites, scheduled to open in May 2009 at 1157 North Military Hwy, Norfolk VA, will have five floors, 94 standard suites and 10 suites with upgrades. Hitesh Patel, owner and operator is quoted “I am happy to be a part of Norfolk’s growth and HMP Properties growth with such a strong brand.” The hotel is being built in a joint venture with Kalyan Hospitality.

The Holiday Inn Express E: Suites chain is owned by InterContinental Hotels and is currently a part of a re-launch that IHG is doing throughout its system with the Holiday Inn brand itself. “It’s new and fresh”, says Shelley Smith, VP of Operations.

HMP Properties, L.L.C is an award-winning hotel development and management company headquartered in Williamsburg, VA. Since its inception in 2004 HMP Properties have built reputable brands and maintained the highest of standards throughout its systems. The company currently owns and operates four hotels throughout Virginia with eight new locations in the pipeline scheduled to open within the next two years. HMP prides itself on well built hotels, in strong markets, with dedicated and hospitable associates who enable them to have franchises with top quality hotels such as Marriott, lnterContinental, Hilton. Choice and Carlson.