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Careers / December 1, 2022

Working the Numbers

Jamar Faulk relishes his role on the numbers side of hospitality. While hotel teams take care of guests, he takes care of the hotel teams, making sure they get paid accurately and on time. Full Story

Careers / November 28, 2022

Stewart W. Heath IV Promoted to Vice President of Real Estate

Stewart W. Heath IV has been promoted to VP/Real Estate at OTO Development, where he will oversee a team of real estate development professionals who specialize in market and site identification, feasibility, contract negotiations and entitlement management for new hospitality development and acquisition opportunities. Full Story

Careers / November 3, 2022

Wining (and Shining) at Work

Yarik Kuznets loves to wine. And that’s how this F&B manager — who happens to be a Level 1 Sommelier — is elevating the beverage experience at Corella Café & Lounge. Full Story

Development / October 25, 2022

Introducing Beal House: Contemporary Aesthetics with a Healthy Dose of History

OTO is converting an old Best Western into a beautiful new hotel in the heart of the Florida Panhandle. Beal House Destin-Fort Walton Beachfront, part of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton, will open in May 2023. Full Story

Development / October 5, 2022

Dunes Manor Under Renovation, to Rebrand as Hilton Garden Inn

OTO Development has announced plans to renovate and rebrand Dunes Manor in Ocean City, Maryland. Following a floor-to-ceiling refresh, the beachfront property will re-open as a Hilton Garden Inn. Full Story

Careers / September 22, 2022

Winning with Hands-On Initiative

Lucas Morales — an engineer at the OTO-managed AC Hotel Scottsdale — has been honored as the hotel's first Employee of the Month in recognition of his hands-on initiative and positive partnerships. Full Story

Development / September 16, 2022

Construction Underway on AC Hotel Naples in Southwest Florida

OTO Development has commenced construction on AC Hotel Naples in Southwest Florida. Notable as the first Marriott-branded property in Old Naples, the 150-room hotel will comprise 2,500 square feet of meeting and event space, a ground-floor cafe, a rooftop pool and Limón Rooftop & Bar. Full Story

Careers / August 17, 2022

Todd Turner Named Chief Executive Officer of OTO Development

Todd Turner has been named Chief Executive Officer of OTO Development, taking over the role from fellow co-founder Corry Oakes, who passed away unexpectedly earlier this month. Full Story

Development / August 16, 2022

AC Hotel by Marriott Opens in Downtown Bethesda

AC Hotel Bethesda welcomed its first guests on August 16, opening the doors to purposeful design that strikes the perfect balance of form and function while curated artwork evokes a true sense of place. Full Story

Operations / August 8, 2022

OTO Development Mourns the Loss of CEO Corry W. Oakes III

Corry W. Oakes III, co-founder and CEO of OTO Development, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 7. Full Story

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