Completed in July of 2016, HKS Holdings developed the new 158-room Kimpton Journeyman Hotel. The hotel features a nine-story tower housing: “Tre Rivali” a chef-driven, destination restaurant on the ground floor, “The Outsider” rooftop bar, a fitness center, and expansive meeting space. The Kimpton Journeyman is the first and only upscale boutique hotel in the city’s vibrant Third Ward district. Originally an industrial and warehouse district in the late 1800s, the area is now home to Milwaukee’s emerging art and fashion scene, boasting numerous art galleries and studios, as well as the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and the Art Institute. The neighborhood is also known for the Milwaukee Riverwalk which connects the district with Downtown Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Public Market, whose vendors include privately-owned food growers, artisans, and purveyors. The Kimpton Journeyman represents the expansion of Kimpton’s presence in the Midwest, including its existing five popular hotels in Chicago — Hotel Gray, Hotel Allegro, Hotel Burnham, Hotel Palomar, and Hotel Monaco — as well as the Grand Hotel in Minneapolis.  The San Francisco-based hotel and restaurant company operates 64 Hotels, and 89 restaurants, bars and lounges in 33 cities.


Completed in 2016, HKS Holdings Co-Developed the new 100 room Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee West. The hotel boasts over 9,000 square feet of banquet space, a casual sports bar, a heated indoor pool and gym, and a 24-hour business center. The hotel is conveniently situated off I-94 & I-894 at the WI State Fair Park grounds and is just minutes away from many major corporations in the area, and Miller Park, home to MLB’s Milwaukee Brewers. Hampton Inn Milwaukee West Website


Completed in 2009, Principals of HKS Holdings Co-Developed the 160 room Aloft Milwaukee Downtown hotel. Hotel features include a funky lounge with a sleek bar dubbed “XYZ Bar”, a casual “RE:Fuel” grab and go snack bar, plus a 24/7 fitness center, an indoor “Splash Pool”, and an outdoor patio. There are also four meeting rooms and a ballroom available for events. The Aloft is located next to the Milwaukee River, in the heart of the downtowns bustling business district.