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Hilton Garden Inn in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Hilton Garden Inn
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Opening Fall 2018
Hilton Garden Inn at Sun Prairie will be a six-story, 124 room hotel with nearly 10,000 square feet of meeting and pre-function space. The property will also include Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, with 4,500 square feet of dining space and a 1,200 square foot heated exterior patio with covered dining. The project is located within the Prairie Lakes development in Sun Prairie, WI.

Tapestry Collection by Hilton -  Moline, Illinois

Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Moline, Illinois

Projected opening is 2019
The Historic Fifth Avenue Building is a timeless Art Deco style landmark in downtown Moline, and will become a premiere hospitality property for Heart of America Group. The original eight story structure was designed by Moline’s most prolific architect, William H. Schulzke in 1929 and is listed on the National Historic Registry. Original mosaics, stone-clad public spaces, and spectacular views of the riverfront will transport our guests to a bygone era of luxury.

This eight story building will feature over one hundred completely unique guest rooms and upscale amenities—the Fifth Avenue Building will be unlike any other destination in the Quad Cities. This extensive renovation to bring a classic building back to its original standards is already underway.

Hotel Renovo
Fort Worth, TX

Projected opening in 2019
Hotel Renovo, Heart of America Group’s full-service boutique brand, will open its second location, which will be in the Museum District of Ft. Worth Texas. This property will feature 170 rooms and suites, 9,000 square feet of combined meeting space, 2500 square feet of first floor retail space, a rooftop bar and event space, and a rooftop pool.

Heart of America Group introduced this brand to its portfolio in August 2015. Renovo, a Latin word, means to refresh, relax, renew.

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Hyatt Place
Altoona, Iowa

Projected opening Summer 2019
More information coming soon.

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Fairfield Inn & Suites
Davenport, Iowa

Projected opening Fall 2019
More information coming soon.

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Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Urbandale, Iowa

Projected opening Spring 2019
More information coming soon.

Restaurants


Hilton Garden Inn in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Projected opening Fall 2018
Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse Sun Prairie will offer the same great steaks, Italian specialties and seafood that have made Johnny’s famous. This location also features 4,500 square feet of dining space and a 1,200 square foot heated exterior patio with covered dining. The project is located within the Prairie Lakes development in Sun Prairie, WI.

Burger Shed - Altoona, IA

Burger Shed
Altoona, IA

Projected opening Summer 2019
Heart of America’s newest concept under development—the Burger Shed—will be a nod to the roots of the company’s first restaurant, The Machine Shed. The Burger Shed will serve a menu of Shed favorites, specialty burgers and handcrafted shakes. The proposed plans for the restaurant include 5,600 square feet of indoor dining, and a one hundred seat patio with lakefront views.

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The Republic At Museum Place
Fort Worth, TX

Projected opening in 2019
The Republic will open its second location on the top floor of Hotel Renovo in Fort Worth Texas. Featuring 2,440 square feet of indoor bar and dining space, and a 1,755 square foot outdoor covered patio with panoramic views of Downtown Fort Worth. Pair a craft cocktail with artisanal chef favorites – featuring eclectic American cuisine.

Hilton Garden Inn in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse
Fort Worth, TX

Projected opening in 2019
Located within the Hotel Renovo, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse Forth Worth will feature a two story indoor bar with 4,280 square feet of dining – including private dining options. In addition, the restaurant will include 2,530 square feet of outdoor dining with unique water features.

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The Republic On Fifth
Moline, Illinois

Projected opening Spring 2019
Located in the Historic Fifth Avenue Building, The Republic is the perfect spot for both locals and hotel guests. Sip on Craft cocktails, curated by our mixologists utilizing unique spirits, artfully named after local landmarks and legends. Specializing in bourbon, local and regional brews and an extensive wine selection highlighting bubbles and bourbon flights. Relax in an atmosphere designed with sophistication and edge – a modern nod to a speakeasy. Grab a drink at the bar, sip on a cocktail in the comfortable lounge seating or savor a bite off of the menu of artisanal chef favorites- featuring eclectic American cuisine. Repeat. The ideal spot for after work cocktails with coworkers, dinner with friends – or brunch on the weekend. The Republic is a classic establishment with modern flair.

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Contact Chris Whalen for leasing information. cwhalen@hoari.com or 563.505.3069

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Prairie Crossing
Altoona, IA

This charming super-regional open-air power center will introduce a collection of the nation’s finest retailers and businesses to the central and eastern Iowa markets. At the center of the development is The Outlets of Des Moines, a 300,000 square foot retail center. This shopping destination is surrounded by nearly 500,000 square feet of addition retail and commercial space, restaurants and hotels. Prairie and Wrightian features are incorporated into the large pedestrian walkways, calm water features and unique storefronts. The hardscape, lighting and signage follow the same Craftsman design. Prairie Crossing will satisfy the retail demand that has been building for many years in the central and eastern Iowa markets.

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East Village Des Moines

East Village
Des Moines, IA

Des Moines’s Historic East Village is located across the river from Downtown Des Moines and boasts an eclectic mix of dining, nightlife and shopping as well as a mix of commercial and residential spaces. Heart of America Group has made the East Village home for its Des Moines Operations Support Center, and has a mix commercial and residential property available for lease.

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Elmore Marketplace Davenport, IA

Elmore Marketplace
Davenport, IA

With a nod to new urbanism, Elmore Marketplace integrates hotel, restaurant and retail space seamlessly. Anchored by a 104 room Holiday Inn & Suites featuring The J-Bar, a Heart of America Group concept with high-end bar fare and specialty drinks, a hot spot for travelers and locals alike. The retail space is anchored by DSW Shoes alongside Gap Factory Store, Banana Republic Factory Store, Charming Charlie, Carter’s, Lane Bryant, and Pier 1 Imports. Beauty Brands sits just south of the hotel, with Mattress Firm, Loft and Fleet Feet on the west side of the lot along to Elmore Avenue. There is additional space available between the hotel and Beauty Brands for additional tenants.

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Historic Sears Building in downtown Moline, Illinois

Historic Sears Building
Moline, IL

The historic Sears Building built in 1928, featuring open floor plans and high ceilings, was suited for the display and storage of retail goods. The building’s original tenant was Sears, Roebuck and Company who operated the building until 1957 when it was taken over by Barnett’s House of Fireplaces. Heart of America Group is renovating the space for commercial rental use. Listed on the National Historic Registry, the renovation will maintain the integrity of the historical building, while adding new windows and skylights to bring light into the space, as well as modernizing the mechanical and electric systems in the building. The renovated building will also include a new exterior entrance with convenient access to the parking deck behind the building. The building will also include storage in the basement. This renovation will continue the legacy of the Historic Sears Building, and keep it in tact as one of the best storefronts in Downtown Moline.

Heart of America Group is a consortium of independent companies whose successes are in fields of development, restaurant hospitality, lodging hospitality, franchising, design, architecture, construction, operational management and support, marketing, retail & office centers, residential development, civic involvement and philanthropy. The companies often work together, and draw upon the members’ unique array of expertise, to vision and create cutting-edge world-class projects. The skill and speed with which Heart of America Group’s members can combine and focus their resources is unmatched by any other organization.