Commonwealth Lodging Management Acquires Hilton Garden Inn and Home2 Suites in Columbia, SC

Virginia Beach – Commonwealth Lodging Management is pleased to announce the purchase of two third party management assignments in South Carolina. These properties include a 223-key dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn and Home2 Suites in Columbia, South Carolina. These premium brand hotels were recently built (opened in late 2019) and sit in an excellent location in downtown Columbia, immediately adjacent to the University of South Carolina campus. The property boasts a variety of amenities, including on-site fitness center, indoor pool, business center, 4,500 square feet of meeting space, and on-site full-service restaurant.

Commonwealth Lodging Management will oversee all operations and repositioning of the hotels. “The significant reinvestment in these properties, along with strong leadership teams in place at each location, will position these assets as top performers in their respective markets,” said Duane Gauthier, Managing Director of Commonwealth Lodging. “It is an incredible opportunity to have this portfolio of hotels under the Commonwealth Lodging umbrella and we know they are poised for continued success.”

The portfolio is comprised of the following assets:
1. Hilton Garden Inn, Columbia Downtown 1200 Pickens Street, Columbia SC 29201
2. Home2 Suites, Columbia Downtown 1210 Pickens Street, Columbia SC 29201

Commonwealth Lodging, a mid-Atlantic based hospitality management and consulting firm, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Commonwealth Commercial Partners, LLC, and has extensive experience with nationally recognized select- and full-service franchises operating in suburban, secondary and tertiary markets. The company specializes in focused, hands-on management of hotels for institutional clients and owners to stabilize property management, improve cash flow and develop sell/hold strategies. To learn more, visit

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