LENEXA, KS—SpringHill Suites Kansas City Lenexa/City Center has opened. The five-story hotel includes 124 all-suite rooms, a 1,300-sq. ft., a meeting space, a lobby bar, a fitness center and an indoor pool.
The property has an 184-space parking garage, as well as 1,600 sq. ft. of retail space with outdoor seating. Orangetheory Fitness is located in the hotel’s storefront.
SpringHill Suites is located 24 miles southwest of downtown Kansas City, MO and will be part of the $50 million mixed-use Lenexa City Center development. Dubbed The District at City Center, the completed project is situated on 200 acres at the intersection of 87th Street Parkway and Renner Blvd. Tenants to date include two restaurants, Grand Street and Ignite Wood Fire Grill; Lenexa Public Market, an 11,000-sq.ft. food hall and market that leases space to local owner-operated businesses offering foods and artisanal products; the 100,000-sq.-ft. Lenexa Rec Center; and Park University, which currently has 41 campus locations. The Shawnee Mission Aquatic Center is scheduled to begin construction in the near future.
Midas Hospitality, a premier hotel management group, is managing the hotel. Sister company MC Hotel Construction, a general contractor specializing in new hotel construction and renovations, built the hotel. Katie O’Connor, a 12-year hospitality industry veteran, is the general manager. Prior to this position, she served as the assistant general manager at Midas’ Hilton Garden Inn in Little Rock, AR.