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Milwaukee Business Journal : November 7, 2018
Downtown office building to be demolished soon for new hotels 

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Oct 11, 2018
JR Hospitality, Hawkeye Hotels snap up land near MOA for new hotel flag

Star Tribune: Oct 10, 2018
Hyatt House hotel planned for land near Mall of America

Milwaukee Business Journal : August 9, 2018
Developer plans 300 hotel rooms for downtown Milwaukee

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: July 12, 2018
How Jay and Roshan Bhakta became the Twin Cities' most prolific hotel developers in 16 months 

Hotel News Resource: June 27, 2018
Cambria Hotel Downtown Minneapolis Announced for 2020

Finance & Commerce: May 22, 2018
​Extended-stay hotel planned on long-vacant airport property

Minnesota Real Estate Journal: May 11, 2018
Hyatt hotel proposed near Mall of America

Star Tribune: May 5, 2018
Hyatt hotel proposed near Mall of America

Minnesota Real Estate Journal: April 30, 2018
Hyatt House Brand to Make MN Debut in Bloomington

Finance & Commerce: April 27, 2018
Just Sold: Work to start on Eagan Fairfield Inn & Suites

Finance & Commerce: April 12, 2018
JR Hospitality's 2-hotel plan for downtown lot moves forward

Finance & Commerce: April 6, 2018
Just Sold: Hotel, office projects to break ground in Lakeville


Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: February 28, 2018
Pair of hotels planned on the west side of downtown Minneapolis 

Star Tribune: January 25, 2018
In Minneapolis, a 118-year-old office building will become a suites hotel

Finance & Commerce: January 10, 2018
Just Sold: McGee Building to hold 2 Hilton brands

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: January 3, 2018
People to Watch 2018: Jay Bhakta, the busiest hotel developer in town

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: December 15, 2017
Downtown plan for dual-brand hotel gets the go-ahead from city

Minneapolis Star Tribune: December 14, 2017
Minneapolis OKs dual-branded hotel for downtown

Finance & Conference: December 11, 2017
A family affair for young hoteliers

Finance & Commerce: November 1, 2017
New hoteliers take over downtown Minneapolis project

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: October 18, 2017
Newly acquired Bloomington hotel will be renovated, rebranded

Finance & Commerce: October 18, 2017
Bloomington Inn to Become Courtyard by Marriott

Milwaukee Business Journal: October 4, 2017
Two hotels planned for The Corridor in Brookfield moving ahead

Biz Times Milwaukee Business News: September 26, 2017
Hawkeye Hotels plans to break ground this year on two Brookfield hotels

Shakopee Valley News: August 2, 2017
Fairfield Inn plans Shakopee hotel

Twin Cities Pioneer Press: August 1, 2017
Eagan becoming a hotel hot spot, thanks to outlet mall and Vikings development

Finance & Commerice: July 26, 2017
Second hotel planned near Eagan outlet mall

Minneapolis Star Tribune: June 30, 2017
Holiday Inn Express to succeed 1950s-era Northwood Inn

Biz Times Milwaukee Business News: May 29, 2017
Two hotels planned at The Corridor site in Brookfield

MPR News: December 6, 2016
Upscale hotels drive big business for Twin Cities South Asians