Newsroom - Heart Of America Group

Flood of Development Activity Continues in Cedar Rapids

As I have enjoyed writing in six previous August articles since 2013, we have seen Cedar Rapids, the 2014 “All-America City,” go from flood recovery in 2008 and 2016 to record levels of development. The city set a record for building permits in fiscal year 2018 of...

Chief executive of Davenport Holiday Inn & Suites is top in her field

Chief executive of Davenport Holiday Inn & Suites is top in her field

There are more than 1,000 Holiday Inn managers around the world, but Davenport's Felicia Weese is the best. She won "GM of the Year" honors for 2018 from the InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). The Holiday Inn brand honor is among the company's "Best of the Best,"...

Tommy’s Express Car Wash breaks ground in Waukee

Tommy’s Express Car Wash breaks ground in Waukee

The Heart of America Group has broken ground on a new car wash in Waukee. Since starting in 1978, this organization has grown to include a portfolio mainly consisting of restaurants, hotels and other developments, making Tommy’s Express Car Wash one of the first of...

A Clean Sweep!

A Clean Sweep!

We are so proud of our very own Felicia Weese for winning the IHG GM of the Year Award, rounding out an OUTSTANDING year of recognition. Felicia and her team at the Holiday Inn & Suites & The J Bar in Davenport also won IHG’s Torchbearer Award and the Rewards Club...

Meet Your New Favorite Meatloaf

Meatloaf has been a staple on American dinner tables for decades. But we're guessing you've never had meatloaf like this before! Chef Kevin Dahlen from Thunder Bay Grille is here to cook up their incredible Bison Meatloaf! Dinner at Thunder Bay Grille starts at 4pm...

The Best of Both Worlds with Tasty Dinner Combos

We all know those people who can never decide on a menu item when you go out to a restaurant. Maybe it's even you! At The Machine Shed, they're making it a little easier on you by offering incredible dinner combos, giving you multiple options on one plate! Chef Kevin...

About Heart Of America

Starting with one, 100-seat restaurant in 1978, Heart of America Group has grown to include a portfolio of award-winning owned and operated restaurants, hotels and commercial developments. Noteworthy brands developed and operated by Heart of America Group include the Machine Shed Restaurant, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, The Republic on Grand, Hotel Renovo, Wildwood Lodge, Thunder Bay Grille, and The J Bar. We pride ourselves in building long-lasting properties that bring value to the consumer and to the communities in which we build.

Locations

Operations Support Center - Moline
1501 River Drive
Moline, Illinois 61265
P: 309.797.9300
F: 309.797.8700

Operations Support Center - Des Moines
515 E Locust Street, Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309