Seven Years of Christmas Coffee: A Heartwarming Community Impact

As I sit here and reflect on the past seven years of hosting Christmas Coffee, I am deeply grateful to work for a company that is dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities we serve. When we initiated the coat drive in 2017, we collected 54 coats. With each passing year, the support […]

First Alabama Hotel for TGC Group

Extended Stay America opens Alabama hotel. By Jena Tesse Fox Jun 26, 2023 11:51am Extended Stay America has opened the Extended Stay America Suites Huntsville – Madison, Ala. TGC Group developed the property, and it will be managed by TGC Hospitality Management, both of Wichita, Kan. “The Madison area has seen tremendous business and residential […]

My Place Hotels, TGC Group enter multi-development deal

My Place Hotels of America and Wichita, KS-based hospitality firm, TGC Group have entered into a multiple-development agreement that will expand TGC’s portfolio of hospitality assets from a single My Place Hotel to 10 My Place locations by 2027. “At TGC Group we have experienced a tremendous pattern of growth in the extended stay segment […]

The Spirit of Christmas

As I sit here and listen to one of Nick’s favorite songs, the Spirit of Christmas, I am reminded how blessed I am to work for a company who believes in giving back to our communities, supporting our employees, and being surrounded by colleagues, friends and family who believe in kindness, generosity, gratitude, and happiness. […]

Even amid Covid uncertainty, TGC Group to build three new hotels while selling another

By Shelby Kellerman – Reporter, Wichita Business Journal Nov 20, 2020, 2:41pm EST Wichita-based TGC Group is planning to expand its portfolio of extended-stay hotels with the acquisition of vacant properties — two in Texas and one in Colorado — for the construction of three new WoodSpring Suites. Nick Esterline, president and founder of TGC, […]

Accepted the Challenge

This summer our team took the 2nd annual 8-week Give Back Kansas Challenge and got our team back out volunteering our time, talent and treasurers. Grateful for the flexibility and support of our leaders, our team volunteered 195 hours during the 8-week challenge. We volunteered at our churches, schools, coached sports, taught Sunday school, the […]

As promised, five years later, 2,258 NEW coats!

Five years ago we started collecting NEW coats for TOP Early Learning Centers and the day we delivered the coats my dear friend, Nick Esterline committed we’d deliver 1,000 coats on year five. I thought to myself how are we ever going to do that. As I sit at my desk listening to the sounds […]

Spaghetti Works project receives architectural achievement award.

We recently received the 2021 Keeper of the Plains award from the Wichita Chamber of Commerce along with our partners Landmark Commercial Real Estate and Sunflower Development Group durning the Chamber’s Honor’s Night Recognition dinner. We did not do this alone, and are extremely proud of our team, our partners, and everyone who had a […]

Extended-Stay Hoteliers Play to Strengths, Step Up Growth

By Bryan Wroten Hotel News Now June 3, 2021 | 8:49 AM Extended-stay hotels performed relatively well in the U.S. during the pandemic, sometimes acting as a buoy for other hotel types that struggled more. During the “Here To (Extended) Stay” panel at the 2021 Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, executives said the extended-stay hotels […]

630 Coats Donated to Local Charities

“With so much uncertainty around us – gratitude, kindness and charity seem more important than ever. Keeping kids warm this winter was still our priority. We did not do this alone and are overjoyed by the outpouring of support from our friends, family and colleagues. We hope a gift of a new coat to kids […]