Bedford Lodging Breaks Ground On New Springhill Suites Lakewood Golden - Colorado Mills Property

DALLAS, TX. November 29, 2017 – Dallas-based Bedford Lodging has just broken ground on the new Springhill Suites Lakewood Golden - Colorado Mills, it was announced today by Jeff Blackman, Founder and President of Bedford Lodging.

According to Mr. Blackman, an agreement was reached with Simon, owner of the Colorado Mills Mall, for Bedford Lodging to purchase the 2.0-acre parcel at 1299 Colorado Mills Parkway in Lakewood, Colorado and build a hotel on it.

Scheduled to open in January of 2019, the Springhill Suites Lakewood Golden - Colorado Mills will be a four-story, 127-guest room hotel. The property will have larger guest rooms (averaging 400 square feet) and feature furniture co-created with design icon West Elm, as well as dedicated work spaces, spa-like bathrooms, in-suite microwave and mini-fridge, and separate areas to sleep, work, and relax. Other hotel amenities include free Wi-Fi, a Lobby Bar, Business Center, complimentary hot breakfast with healthy options, complimentary coffee and tea service, 24-hour staffing and daily housekeeping, complimentary morning newspaper, guest laundry and same-day dry cleaning service, outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool, fitness room, convenient 24-hour market, and lobby bar.

In addition to its location adjacent to the Colorado Mills Outlet Mall, the property is part of the Denver West corridor, home to retail centers, major office parks, a medical center, corporate headquarters, and international businesses including Denver West Office Park, FirstBank Headquarters, St. Anthony’s Medical Center, Western Area Power Administration, and National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Lakewood is also home to the Denver Federal Center, which hosts the largest concentration of government office buildings outside of Washington, D.C.

"The Lakewood/Golden submarket is an excellent location for this all-suites brand to serve the expanding metro Denver lodging market, " notes Mr. Blackman.

About Bedford Lodging

Bedford Lodging is a Dallas-based hotel development company founded in 2013. Founder and President Jeff Blackman has over 20 years of expertise in every aspect of the hotel business having been affiliated with the development of more than 150 properties. Blackman's proficiency touches all facets of the lodging business including development, management, asset management, acquisition, due diligence, and advisory services. Recent Bedford Lodging Marriott branded hotel projects include Fairfield Inn & Suites, El Paso, TX-Airport; Residence Inn Austin, TX- Airport; TownePlace Suites, Austin, TX- Tech Ridge, a dual-branded Residence Inn/Fairfield Inn & Suites Broomfield, CO, and AC Hotel-Santa Rosa, CA. The company’s portfolio of developments may be viewed at

About Simon

Simon is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and a S&P100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE:SPG). Our industry-leading retail properties and investments across North America, Europe and Asia provide shopping experiences for millions of consumers every day and generate billions in annual retail sales. For more information, visit

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