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Our History
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Hands-OnIn the Beginning

Island Hospitality grew from its first property - The Hampton Inn West Palm Beach in 1985 - to become one of the country’s most admired hotel management companies.

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About Jeffrey H. Fisher

An accomplished hotelier and hospitality industry leader, Jeff Fisher serves as the Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board, and President of Chatham Lodging Trust. Previously, Fisher served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Innkeepers USA and currently serves on the Board of Marriott’s Residence Inn Association.

2022

IHM expands adding 15 hotels to its portfolio with a new presence in Baltimore & Phoenix.

2021

Added 8 hotels with continued growth in Austin, Los Angeles, DC and Charlotte.

2020

IHM becomes the exclusive hotel manager for the new extended stay brand WaterWalk, the 5th hotel created by Jack DeBoer.

2015

With additional portfolio acquisitions, IHM grows to manage over 170 hotels.

2014

IHM successfully onboards two major portfolio acquisitions.

2010

IHM partners with Chatham Lodging Trust.

2007

IHM manages over 80 hotels, including new full-service properties.

2003

The company manages over 70 hotels after acquiring 27 Residence Inns.

1999

JF Hotels officially changes its name to Island Hospitality Management and has 40 hotels under management.

1994

JF Hotels begins managing extended stay hotels.

1985

JF Hotels is founded and assumes management of the newly constructed Hampton Inn West Palm Beach.