McKibbon Hospitality Announces New Hotel in Atlanta's Buckhead Neighborhood, Construction to Start Late Summer

Atlanta, Ga. (August 3, 2016) – McKibbon Hospitality, an award-winning hotel developer, owner and manager based in Tampa, Florida, and Gainesville, Georgia, announced its partnership with Coro Realty Advisors to build a new, 186-room, 108,659 square feet Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton along Piedmont Road in the Buckhead area of Atlanta.

“We are thrilled to partner with Coro Realty Advisors to bring a premium hotel brand and more hotel rooms to the Buckhead area,” said David Hughs, president of McKibbon Hospitality’s investments and development division, “The Buckhead neighborhood is incredibly vibrant and we are proud to bring our experienced hospitality team to the community.”

The hotel will be located in the present shopping center named Buckhead Place, which is anchored by LA Fitness, Marshall’s, Pier One, Hyatt Place and 05 Buckhead apartment tower. The Hampton Inn & Suites Atlanta Buckhead Place will front on a private access road that runs to Piedmont Road.

“We have collaborated with McKibbon on this project for years and are excited to finally see the project get started,” said Coro Realty Advisors’ president John Lundeen. “We think the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton is the perfect complement to our existing center.”

McKibbon Hospitality has named Kellogg & Kimsey, based in Sarasota, Fla., as the general contractor for the project. This will be the hotel project partnership between McKibbon Hospitality and the construction firm. The project is slated to start construction this summer.

About McKibbon Hospitality
Headquartered in Tampa, FL and Gainesville, Ga., McKibbon Hospitality creates memorable hospitality experiences that inspire brand and property loyalty. It’s how we’ve grown into one of the largest (and most awarded) hotel development and management companies in the country. We build, renovate and manage properties across the country for Marriott, Hilton, Starwood and other iconic hospitality brands. From hand-picking urban sites to imagining the just-for-you details of a guest experience, from overseeing operations to bringing a brand to life, and everything in between, McKibbon shapes inclusive hospitality development. Visit to learn more.

About Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton
An award-winning leader in the upper mid-priced hotel segment, Hampton by Hilton, including Hampton Inn by Hilton, Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton and Hampton by Hilton, serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers with more than 2,100 properties totaling more than 212,000 rooms in 20 countries and territories. High quality accommodations and amenities, such as complimentary Wi-Fi, Hampton’s On the House® hot breakfast, multi-unit Power Cubes and the brand’s signature Clean and fresh Hampton bed®, contribute to Hampton by Hilton ranking as a leader in its segment. Hampton by Hilton Team Members deliver friendly, authentic, caring and thoughtful service defined as Hamptonality which is backed by the 100% Hampton® Guarantee. Hilton HHonors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels receive instant benefits, including an exclusive member rate that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton HHonors app. For more information about Hampton by Hilton, visit or

About Coro Realty Advisors
Coro Realty Advisors, LLC was founded in 1997, and is synonymous in Atlanta and the Southeast with intelligent real estate development and investment. The firm engages in Investment, Asset Management, Leasing and Property Management for a myriad of residential and commercial properties throughout the Southeastern United States. For additional information on Coro Realty Advisors, LLC, visit