First Hospitality

About First Hospitality:

First Hospitality is a nationally recognized hospitality investment, development, and management company. Founded by Stephen L. Schwartz in 1985—the company operates and owns properties throughout the United States with a portfolio of over 50 properties across 21 brands. First Hospitality credits its success to its award-winning, people-focused culture, which delivers outstanding guest experiences, high associate engagement, and superior financial performance. Frequently recognized as industry leader and sought after by investors and guests alike, the company ranks among top employers and operates acclaimed hotels and restaurants, including multiple AAA Four Diamond properties. First Hospitality redefines industry standards; its vertically integrated platform provides immersive hotel and food and beverage experiences and world-class investment, development, and third-party management services. For more information, visit

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First Hospitality strengthens Indianapolis presence with Hotel Indy9

First Hospitality, assumed management of Hotel Indy in Indianapolis, Indiana. The property marks First Hospitality’s first hotel with owner group KennMar. 
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Larry Costakis appointed to Vice President of Construction and Development at First Hospitality

David Duncan, president and CEO of First Hospitality, a national hotel management and development company, announces the appointment of Larry Costakis as vice president of construction and development. Costakis brings over...
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First Hospitality expands reach with acquisition of hostmark hospitality group

First Hospitality, a national hotel management and development company, is pleased to announce an agreement to acquire the majority of the hotel management agreements of Hostmark Hospitality Group, headquartered in...
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First Hospitality to operate Lively Hotel, marking first Oklahoma property for the company

First Hospitality, national hotel operations and development company, assumed management and operations of the Lively Hotel in Oklahoma City, further advancing the company’s growth into larger urban city destinations.