Experience

brian_bw_webCornerstone Hotel Management: A Commitment to Excellence. Satisfied Clients.

That satisfaction has been the cornerstone of President R. Brian Brandstetter’s vision for Cornerstone Hotel Management, Inc. Since 1996, the Cornerstone team has been meeting and exceeding goals while constantly striving for excellence. Whether creating marketing plans, developing occupancy enhancing strategies or improving GOPs, Brian and his team stay true to their mission. Integrity, service and dedication remains the foundation of Cornerstone Hotel Management.

Opened:
Fairfield Inn – Madison, WI: December, 1988.
Hampton Inn – Appleton, WI: May, 1993.
Sleep Inn – Rockford, IL: June, 1999.

Developed and Opened:
Holiday Inn Express – DeForest, WI: July, 1997.
Country Inn & Suites – Stevens Point, WI: September, 1999.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites – Fort Atkinson, WI: July, 2000.
Comfort Inn – Wittenberg, WI: May, 2002.
Best Western Sparta Trail Lodge – Sparta, WI: August, 2002.
Comfort Inn & Suites – DeForest, WI: June, 2006
Best Western – South Beloit, IL : June, 2007

Renovated :
Best Western InnTowner – Madison, WI:  2013-2014.  Oversaw the $1,600,000 renovation in phase one with phase two to be completed in 2015
Radisson Hotel – Madison, WI:  Handled all aspects from franchise negotiations, to design selction and implimentation of this $2,300,000 renovation completed 2013.
Holiday Inn Express – Fort Atkinson, WI: Completed $750,000 renovation in 2012
Country Inn and Suites – Stevens Point, WI:  Handled entire $650,000 full renivation completed in 2012
Holiday Inn Express – DeForest, WI:  Oversaw entire PIP process while completing $550,000 renovation in 2009-2010.

Converted:

Safe Harbour Inn to Villager Lodge – Fond du Lac, WI: April, 2001.
Exel Inn to Econo Lodge – Sioux Falls, SD: August, 2001.
Comfort Inn to Rodeway Inn & Suites – Tomahawk, WI: March 2008.

Turned Around:
Ramada Inn Capital Conference Center – Madison, WI: September, 1996.
Ramada Inn – Mount Prospect, IL: July, 2005.
Atlantis Waterpark Hotel – Wisconsin Dells, WI: January, 2010.
Radisson Hotel – Madison, WI: June 2011.
Candlewood Suites – Wausau/Rothschild, WI: June 2012
Best Western InnTowner & Highland Club – Madison, WI September 2012

Profitability

Best Western Plus InnTowner – Madison, WI: First full year of operations increased revenue by $176,000 and decreased expenses 6.2%.
Candlewood Suites – Wausau, WI: Increased revenue by 145% in the 14 months we operated the hotel increasing revenue from $982,158 to $1,425,316 year over year ending August, 2013.
Radisson Hotel – Madison, WI: Brought the hotel to it’s first year of profitability in 8 years the second year we managed the hotel while overseeing complete renovation in 2013.
Atlantis Waterpark Hotel, Wisconsin Dells, WI –
Best Western Sparta Trail Lodge – Sparta, WI: Penetrated market at over 120% after just six months. Return on Investment of over 40% for 5 years running.
Holiday Inn Express – DeForest, WI: Property has had impressive returns from the first year on.  Average ROI 18% annually sine 1997.
Country Inn & Suites – Stevens Point, WI: Penetrated market at over 123% after one year of operation. Averge ROI 17.5% since 2000.
Comfort Inn – Tomahawk, WI: Increased revenue and decreased expenses by implementing sound yield management and intesive cost controls.

 

Profit