Equis banking on extended stay models for hotel business

Equis Hotels CEO Mike Mullenix got into the hotel business by mistake. In the 1990s, he owned land across from the St. Charles riverboat and thought he would build a hotel there to see what that experience would be like. One hotel then turned into several hotels, he said.

Equis chosen for Leavenworth hotel development

Leavenworth City Commission members have picked the developer they would like to see build a hotel at Third and Delaware streets. City officials now have to negotiate a development agreement with Equis Hotels. City commissioners voted this week to proceed with Equis as the developer for…