John Q.'s Largesse

Shields, Yvette
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/15/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32320, p31
Trade Publication
The article announces the monetary support received by the Missouri State University from hotel developer John Q. Hammons. Hammons' is an alumnus of the school. The money donated by Hammons will be use for the construction of 12,000-seat basketball arena. The university is planning to issue bonds to cover the costs of the construction.


Related Articles

  • Hammons still finding the right hotel markets at 88. Higley, Jeff // Hotel & Motel Management;3/19/2007, Vol. 222 Issue 5, p33 

    The article discusses the business approach of John Q. Hammons in developing and building hotels in the U.S. Hammons, who managed John Q. Hammons Hotel and Resort, will stick to his philosophy that building hotel company must be with state capitals and cities with universities as the backbone....

  • MISSOURI.  // ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/4/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 9, p59 

    The article reports that Saint Louis University in Missouri has selected Clayco as the contractor to build its new $80.5-million arena complex located on the university's campus. The project calls for a 10,600-seat basketball arena, including a practice facility, athletic department offices and...

  • John Q. Hammons was "a giant in the hotel industry".  // Hotel Management (21582122);6/17/2013, Vol. 228 Issue 8, p6 

    The article celebrates the life and work of John Q. Hammons, one of the premier developers of upscale luxury hotels and resorts who died on May 26, 2013.

  • Hammons Opens 150th Hotel.  // Lodging Hospitality;4/1/2004, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p8 

    In 2004, John Q. Hammons opened his 150th hotel, a 225-room Courtyard by Marriott in Oklahoma City. While Hammons owns the hotel and an adjacent 600-space parking garage, the public company he heads, John Q. Hammons Hotels, will manage the property. The additional hotel is in Bricktown, an old...

  • Marriott Hotels.  // AirGuide Online.com;5/4/2009, p2 

    The article offers developments in the hospitality industry in the U.S. The Waikiki Beach Marriot Resort and Spa has renovated its Queen Liliuokalani Suite which features 1,880 square feet of flexible interior living space and a 520-square-foot lanai. Meanwhile, the Courtyard Omaha-La Vista...

  • Fabled Palestra gets another chance to shine. Weiss, Dick // Basketball Times;Feb2014, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p6 

    The article applauds the return of round-robin city-series men's college basketball competition at the Palestra arena at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It highlights the games among La Salle Explorers and Temple Owls, and Penn Quakers and Saint Joseph's Hawks. Also...

  • West Side Story.  // Lodging Hospitality;3/1/2008, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p20 

    The article features the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa in Glendale, Arizona. It was the vision of John Q. Hammons, American businessman and one of the nation's premier developers of upscale luxury hotels and resorts, why this property was built. He saw a perfect opportunity for the market of...

  • IN RE JOHN Q. HAMMONS HOTELS INC. SHAREHOLDER LITIGATION.  // Delaware Journal of Corporate Law;2010, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p621 

    The article discusses a court case wherein plaintiffs contend that John Q. Hammons, controlling stockholder of John Q. Hammons Hotels Inc. (JQH) has violated his fiduciary duties. Hammons allegedly negotiated benefits for himself that were not shared with the minority stockholders. Plaintiffs...

  • 15-story hotel slated in Osage Beach market.  // Value Retail News;May2007, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p34 

    The article reports on the construction of a 15-storey hotel in Osage Beach, Missouri, announced by real estate developer John Q. Hammons. The hotel to be named Chateau on Lake of the Ozarks, will cost up to $90 million and will feature 320 rooms and large meeting space. According to Candy...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics