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2017

Queen Anne News, September 2017
Columbia Hospitality was featured in an online article, "Grasping at straws (to start)," highlighting Columbia's participation in the "Strawless in Seattle" campaign. Full article

The Stranger, September 2017
Columbia Hospitality was featured in an article, "Seattle Is Banning Plastic Straws Next Summer, but Some Businesses Are Doing It Now." Read more

Seattle Business Magazine, June 2017
Columbia Hospitality was included in the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Washington Awards. View list

Puget Sound Business Journal, June 2017
The article, "Columbia Hospitality and Port of Everett ink deal for waterfront Hotel Indigo," discusses details of a new expansion project on the downtown Everett waterfront. Full article

My Everett News, June 2017
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article, "Port of Everett Announces New Waterfront Hotel." Full article

King 5, June 2017
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article, "Independent boutique hotel coming to historic landmark building." Full article

Puget Sound Business Journal, June 2017
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article, "Hotel developer details renovation and expansion of landmark near Pike Place Market." Full article

Puget Sound Business Journal, May 2017
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article, "Columbia Hospitality acquires Coastal Hotels." Full article

Hotel Management, May 2017
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article, "Columbia Hospitality buys Coastal Hotels' portfolio." Full article

Hotels Magazine, May 2017
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article, "Columbia Hospitality acquires Coastal in regional deal." Full article

Lodging Magazine, May 2017
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article, "Columbia Hospitality acquires Seattle-based Coastal Hotels." Full article

Hotel Management, January 2017
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article "Columbia Hospitality to manage the Heathman Hotel in Kirkland, Wash." Full article

Daily Journal of Commerce, January 2017
Columbia Hospitality was featured in "Columbia to renovate Heathman in Kirkland." Full article


2016

Hotel Business, November 2016
Columbia Hospitality's founder and CEO, John Oppenheimer, was featured in an "Industry Insider" interview for Hotel Business magazine. Full article

Puget Sound Business Journal, October 2016
Senior vice president of Columbia Hospitality, Brian Flaherty, was included in a roundtable on Kitsap County's economic growth, saying "Bremerton and the peninsula are, without question, the best-kept secret in this region." Read Story

Curbed Seattle, October 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned in the article, "$45M Chambers Bay resort will include boutique hotel, Tom Douglas restaurant." Read Story

Hotel Online, October 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned in the article, "County picks developer for Chambers Bay property." Read Story

The News Tribune, August 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned in the article "Puyallup tribe buying Northeast Tacoma golf course." The feature mentions that North Shore Golf Course's daily operations will be managed by Columbia Hospitality. Full article

Seattle Business Magazine, July 2016
Columbia Hospitality was included in the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Washington Awards. Full article

Puget Sound Business Journal, June 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned as one of the largest private companies headquartered in Washington. Full article

Meetings + Events Magazine, June 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned as the operator of visitor experiences and event sales at the newly renovated Smith Tower. Read story

Daily Journal of Commerce, June 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned in the article, "Smith Tower's 35th floor will be speakeasy, café." Read story

Puget Sound Business Journal, June 2016
Columbia Hospitality was mentioned as the operator of visitor experiences and event sales at the newly renovated Smith Tower. Read story

Lodging Magazine, April 2016
The article, "Columbia Hospitality to Manage Palm Mountain Resort," highlights Columbia Hospitality's new management contract of Palm Mountain Resort & Spa. Full story


2015

Puget Sound Business Journal, November 2015
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article, "'Intractable eyesore' by Pike Place Market will become a hotel." The article details the sale of the historic Eitel Building and highlights Columbia Hospitality as the management company for the future hotel on the site. Read article

Seattle Magazine, November 2015
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the article, "Downtown's Long-Vacant Eitel Building Purchased for $5.35 Million." Full story

Curbed Seattle, November 2015
The article, "Eitel Building Gets New Lease On Life As Hotel (Again)," details the sale of the Eitel Building in downtown Seattle, and highlights Columbia Hospitality as the management company for the future hotel on the site. Full story

Daily Journal of Commerce, November 2015
Columbia Hospitality was featured in an online article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, entitled "Lake Union Partners pays $5M for Eitel Building, plans hotel." Read article

Puget Sound Business Journal, October 2015
The article, "Seattle company steps into New Mexico hotel market for first time with unique property," highlights Columbia Hospitality's new management contract of Sagebrush Inn & Suites. Full story

Hotel Business, October 2015
Columbia Hospitality was featured in the piece, "Columbia Hospitality to Manage, Operate Sagebrush Inn & Suites." Full story

Kitsap Sun, August 2015
Columbia Hospitality was highlighted in the article, "Gold Mountain operator takes on McCormick Woods." Full story

Seattle Business Magazine, February 2015
The founder and CEO of Columbia Hospitality, John Oppenheimer, was honored in the 2015 Executive Excellence Awards. Full story


2014

NW Stir, November 2014
Columbia Hospitality was highlighted in the November 4 "National Notes" feature of NW Stir. Read article

Native Society, October 2014
Columbia Hospitality President, Bret Matteson was featured in the October 14 Native Society article, "5 Star Hotelier: Bret Matteson, President of Columbia Hospitality." Read article

Puget Sound Business Journal, July 2014
On July 18th Columbia Hospitality CEO and Founder, John Oppenheimer was featured in the full page article, "Where The Customer Is Always King". Read article

KKOL 1300, February 2014
Columbia Hospitality CEO and Founder, John Oppenheimer had the pleasure of being the February 21st guest on KKOL 1300's About Money with host Mike Adams. Listen to interview