Lafrance Hospitality Company Named Silver Award Winner for 2015 MassEcon Economic Impact Awards

October 20, 2015 – Lafrance Hospitality Company was recently named the Southeast, MA Silver Award winner of MassEcon’s 12th Annual 2015 Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards. Lafrance Hospitality Company was selected for the award based on the job growth, investment, and facility expansion at their new 85-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott hotel and Rosebrook Event Center in Wareham, MA.

Lafrance Hospitality Company was nominated for the award by A.D. Makepeace Companies and was ultimately chosen by a team of judges selected by MassEcon from 80-plus entries as having one of the most significant positive impacts on the economy. “We are honored to be recognized for the 2015 MassEcon Economic Impact Awards,” says Richard Lafrance, CEO of Lafrance Hospitality Company. “It’s a privilege to be awarded as a leading business and a major contributor to the Massachusetts’s economy.” Lafrance Hospitality Company invested $12M in a 60K SF expansion and created 33 new jobs in Wareham, MA.

MassEcon is the state’s private sector partner in promoting Massachusetts as the premier choice for business growth. Deploying on-the-ground services since its founding in 1993, MassEcon works to ensure that business stays, grows, and thrives in the state. Lafrance Hospitality Company will be recognized at an awards luncheon on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel. For more information, visit www.massecon.com.