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Welcome to the November issue of the Holladay Properties' company newsletter. First and foremost, we'd like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. On to the news...we are very excited to announce our two newest projects, Quincy Station in Westmont, IL and Home2 Suites in Fishers, IN, and a recent celebration for the "topping off" of our Tru by Hilton hotel in Baltimore, MD. We also have some exciting operations news, new hires and associate achievements to announce, and some wonderful "In the Community" events to share. Continue reading below for these and other updates.

Remember, we are always happy to get feedback on our newsletter, so feel free to reach out to a Holladay team member you know or simply reply to this email with your comments and questions.

Thank you and enjoy!
Development News
New Projects:
  • Quincy Station - Holladay Properties has begun demolition of 7 W. Quincy, and 14 and 20 S. Cass Avenue in Westmont, IL. The demolition is the first phase of construction for the Quincy Station mixed-use multi-family residential development. Continue reading...
  • Home2 Suites - Holladay Properties is partnering with Dora Hospitality Group to develop a new Home2 Suites by Hilton extended-stay hotel in Fishers, IN. The four-story, 91-room hotel will feature an indoor swimming pool, a business center, a breakfast area, and a fitness area. Continue reading...
Project Updates:
  • Central State - On November 19, Holladay Properties joined M/I Homes, People for Urban Progress, Reverie Estates, and ULI Indiana at Central State as part of the ULI On Location event series. The event featured remarks from Holladay Developer, Chase Smith, as well as our development partners. Continue reading...
  • Tru by Hilton Hotel - Holladay Properties joined general contractor, Wohlsen Construction and others at the Tru by Hilton hotel project in Baltimore, MD for a "topping off" party on November 20. The "topping off" recognized the installation of the last plank for the roof deck of the eight-story, 140-room hotel. Continue reading...
In the News:
  • NewPorte Landing - A recent article in the LaPorte County Herald Argus highlights development at NewPorte Landing in LaPorte, IN. Holladay Properties began working with the Greater LaPorte Economic Development Corporation, the LaPorte Redevelopment Commission, the Community Development Partnership, and the City of LaPorte, Indiana in 2013 on the NewPorte Landing project, including providing consulting, remediation, and marketing services. Continue reading...
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Management & Operations News
Office News:
  • Holladay Properties' Nashville office and healthcare headquarters has moved to 2710 Old Lebanon Road, Suite 5, Nashville, TN 37214. The new office is located in Donelson Plaza, a 200,000 square foot retail center on 11 acres that Holladay is revitalizing into a modern town center.
  • On Friday, November 22, Holladay Properties' South Bend office was honored by a visit from U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-IN). Senator Young has been representing Indiana in the US Senate since 2017. In addition to our associates having the opportunity to meet Senator Young, a small group representing multiple functions of Holladay were able to meet with the Senator in a private meeting to discuss federal issues affecting our company.
Hospitality News:
  • Travelers coming in to South Bend, IN via the Indiana Toll Road will notice a new sight at Exit 77, at the Inn at Saint Mary's Hotel - an enormous Christmas Tree. Holladay has been working with the team at the Inn and Holladay Construction Group for several months, and installed a foundation for the tree in August. Last week, the tree was delivered, installed, and decorated.
  • Holladay Properties was honored to be named the Remarkable Corporate Partner at the Damar Services, Inc. Difference Maker Awards Breakfast for 2019. Holladay is a proud supporter of Damar Services, whose mission of building better futures for people with developmental and behavioral challenges complements our own mission of enriching lives through investment and service.
Employee News
 New Hires & Staff Updates:
  • Holladay Properties' Nashville would like to welcome Leigh Bishop and Sean Wahidi to the team. Leigh is the new Administrative Assistant-Engineering and Sean is an HR Intern. Welcome to Holladay, Leigh & Sean!
  • Ken Herman has joined Holladay Properties as a Vice President of Hospitality. Ken will be supporting Holladay's Hospitality growth as we continue to develop both tradition and extended-stay hotels. He will also be leading the role out for the Tru by Hilton in Manassas, VA next summer. Good luck, Ken!
Staff Shout-Outs:
  • Join us in congratulating Catherine Hernandez, Senior Property Manager (Miami, FL) on her appointment to the 2020-2021 Board of Directors for BOMA-Miami-Dade. Catherine will be part of a group of commercial real estate professionals seeking to improve and expand BOMA Miami-Dade by bringing real value to the education and support of its membership. Congratulations, Catherine!
  • David Holt, Senior Vice President of Development and Community Affairs (Indianapolis, IN), has been voted in as a new Indiana Chamber of Commerce Board Member. The Chamber is Indiana's leading advocacy organization for business. David serves on the Congressional Affairs Committee, the Economic Development Committee, and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Continue reading...
Now Hiring:
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Holladay in the Community
  • (Nashville, TN) - Holladay Properties was a proud sponsor at the Window World Charity Classic benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Tuesday, October 22. St. Jude's Mission is to advance cures, and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Continue reading...
  • (Jackson, MS) - Holladay Properties and Merit Health Central coordinated a Community Health Fair on October 23, 2019. More than 200 people attended the event, which was open to the public and provided health information and wellness screenings, including blood pressure and glucose tests. Continue reading...
  • (Portage, IN) - On October 24, six Holladay associates and five of their family members teamed up to bring financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship to local K-12 students at Junior Achievements' NWI Bowling Spooktacular. Continue reading...
Thankful for...2019

Since 2014, Holladay Properties has been curating and sharing the "Thankful for..." blog post. This is one of our favorite blog series, because we get to learn a little more about our Holladay associates and share what they are thankful for. As we prepare for another holiday season, we want to say Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. We hope you enjoy discovering the reasons our associates are thankful in 2019!
"I am thankful for a God who loved us so much that he sacrificed his only son for our salvation. I am thankful for family and friends who care and show it. I am thankful for a rewarding job with a dynamic company who provides the help to keep us successful. Last but not least, I am thankful for my children and grandchildren who continue to succeed as teachers and students daily."
- Clarence Evans, Jr., CPM - Regional Property Manager (Jackson, MS)
"I am thankful for my family, my wonderful husband and children who continue to inspire me every day. I am thankful for this beautiful country where we are FREE to live as we wish and for all those who protect our freedom, especially my son, 2nd LT in the USMC.
I am thankful for my good health, dependable friends, my faith – I am blessed to work with an incredibly talented group of people who make coming to work fun and challenging! Thank you for giving me the opportunity to become a part of the Portage Family at Holladay! Happy Thanksgiving!"
- Laura Small, LEED AP - Project Architect (Portage, IN)
"I am thankful to live near my family in Indianapolis and that I'm able to spend time with them regularly; for the opportunity to solve problems in the Indy development office on a daily basis; and to live in the greatest country in history."
- Chase Smith - Developer (Indianapolis, IN)
"I am thankful for my beautiful, intelligent, and hardworking wife, who supports me in everything that I do in my life. I am also thankful for my healthy family, friends, and team members. I am genuinely thankful to have a great career with a top-notch company that allows me the opportunity to provide for my family and the communities we work in. Thank you, Holladay!"
- Scott Brown - Holladay Construction Group Senior Project Manager (LaGrange, IL)
"I am thankful for:
  • My job at Holladay and the car that gets me to my job!
  • My home and neighborhood where I feel safe to walk every day and my neighbors who are friendly and helpful
  • My friends and family, especially the addition of Whittney, who will marry my son in February
  • My church and the ability to worship freely in this country and our God who loves us unconditionally
  • The care of health professionals during my husband’s most recent surgery and the upcoming surgeries
  • The opportunity to see the Grand Canyon this year – amazing!"
- Nora Wiseman - Portfolio Accountant (South Bend, IN)
"I am thankful for family, love, and strength. There are so many people who have none of these things, so it is always a blessing to have them."
- Kennita Williams - Promenade at Founders Square Property Manager (Portage, IN)