Austin Marriott Groundbreaking Event

An official groundbreaking of the 613-room Austin Marriott Downtown took place on January 30 with White Lodging executives, city leaders, and Poe Companies. The hotel, located adjacent to the Austin Convention Center, is scheduled to open in the summer of 2020. The full-service, 31-story Marriott is at the corner of Cesar Chavez and San Jacinto, … Continued


Groundbreaking for $25M RiverPark Place apartment expansion

By Staff, Thursday, February 1st 2018 LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) –  RiverPark Place has started a third phase of apartments. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer was one of many on hand Thursday morning to celebrate the additional development on River Road. Designed to maximize views of the Ohio River, downtown, Waterfront Park and Beargrass Creek, the developers said … Continued


New $20 million downtown hotel headed toward final approval

By CAITLIN BOWLING | InsiderLouisville | March 25, 2016 The eight-story, 133-room Homewood Suites downtown only has one more hurdle left before construction can begin. The Land Development and Transportation Committee was expected to hear the case Thursday, but it was continued until April 6. Glenn Price, the attorney with Frost Brown Todd, said his clients … Continued


Aloft named Commercial Real Estate Champion

Louisville Business First announced its annual Commercial Real Estate Champions and among them was Poe and REI project, Aloft Hotel in downtown Louisville.


Another Hotel Joins Downtown

By Sheldon S. Shafer • February 4, 2016 • Courier Journal A Homewood Suites hotel that will cater to extended stays is planned on a surface parking lot on the northeast corner of Seventh and Market streets, a half-block from Louisville City Hall. A partnership headed by Louisville investor Steve Poe plans the eight-story, 34-room hotel that … Continued


Corner Carnival opens up Aloft Bar

Poe Companies with partners REI and White Lodging opened up its latest Hotel and Bar with a “cirque” twist on Thursday November 12, 2015. The event featured performers, signature cocktails, and puppies – yes puppies because Aloft Louisville is the only pet-friendly hotel in downtown Louisville.


Aloft Louisville Downtown Opens

By Hotel News Resource • November 5, 2015 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.® (NYSE:HOT) today announced that its  Aloft brand has entered Kentucky with the opening of Aloft Louisville Downtown. Owned by Poe Companies, REI Development and White Lodging, and managed by White Lodging Services Corporation, Aloft Louisville Downtown is designed for the hyper-connected global … Continued

Aloft Louisville Downtown to open Nov. 3

Business First • Marty Finley • October 26, 2015 The eight-story Aloft Louisville Downtown at the corner of First and Main streets can be likened to a newly built home nearing the move-in stage. READ FULL STORY – Source: Aloft Louisville Downtown to open Nov. 3 – Louisville – Louisville Business First

Congress Avenue to change yet again; another tower turning dirt

Steve Poe and his development partners, REI Real Estate Services and White Lodging have broke ground on a new dual-hotel concept in Austin, TX. The tower will contain both an Aloft and Element hotel. Read the full story on the Austin Business Journal here

Downtown Aloft hotel on track for November opening

Aug 27, 2015, 9:49am EDT Marty Finley, Reporter, Louisville Business First The Aloft hotel at the corner of Main Street and First Street in downtown Louisville is on track to open Nov. 1. Louisville will add 175 more rooms to its downtown hotel stock before the major holidays descend later this year. Developer Steve Poe, of Louisville-based Poe … Continued

A look inside upscale apartments in Louisville

By Bethany Daily • Louisville Business First Home rentals are on the rise in Louisville, with the number of residents who choose to rent a home rather than buy one at a 10-year high. We explored that trend in a recent issue of At Home, a special publication dedicated to exploring where and how locals live. As … Continued

White Lodging bets big on Mile High brand mix

By: David Eisen • Hotel and Motel Management National Report – If history has taught us anything, it’s that great duos often come from dissimilar pieces: peanut butter and jelly, Oscar and Felix, milk and cookies, yin and yang. And if there is one hotel developer out there that enjoys tinkering and concocting the perfect mix, it … Continued