Being operated by a court appointed receiver does not always mean a hotel property is distressed.  In the case of this Microtel Inn & Suites, the term “distressed” no longer applies.  Under the direction of the receiver, Sunway Hospitality, the hotel has shown an admirable recovery since the take-over, both in revenue and in guest reviews.


Executive Summary

This 69 unit property was placed under the control of a court appointed receiver in Feb of 2019.   Under the direction of the receiver, the property has shown steady improvement, both in revenue and guest satisfaction.   And, its performance has not been seriously effected by the Covid 19 crisis.   Opened in 2000 under the Microtel brand, the hotel had been a steady performer until the owner encountered partnership and financial issues.

Independence with a population approximately 9,000,  is located in southeast KS, near the Oklahoma border.  Montgomery County population and trade area is approximately 35,000.    The town is well positioned on several busy highways, Hwy 75 and 160, with 75 being the major north-south connector between Topeka, KS (1-70, I-35) and Tulsa, OK (I-44).

There are a number of well known aviation demand generators located in Independence, including Textron Aviation (Cessna), Kansas Aviation and Aviation Controls.  The Cessna plant builds the Cessna Citation M2, among others, and just delivered its 250th jet.  Other notable international businesses are VT Hackney (truck bodies), SMP (automotive products), and Matcor (metal fabrication).

Besides these local business, Independence Community College, a frequently awarded 2 year college, features 1600 students and is an effective demand generator.   It has obtained recognition by and by

This well priced offering could be an ideal fit for an onsite partner, an owner-operator, or a regional operator adding to a portfolio.   Any proposed transaction will be subject to receiver and court approval.

Please do not contact the property or staff.  All questions and arrangements to tour should be directed to Leisure Real Estate Advisors.

Property Details

2917 W. Main, Independence, KS 67301
Price Per Key
Property Type
Limited Service  
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Hotel Description

  • Opened in 2000
  • Offered at 2.5X revenue
  • May 2020 STR shows significant benchmark increases over May 2019
  • In-place cash flow
  • 3 floors
  • 100% non smoking
  • Queens, double queens and queen suites
  • No pool to service
  • New roof
  • 3 new water heaters
  • New exterior lighting
  • Resealed and re-striped parking
  • Great location…..signalized intersection, Wal-Mart corner pad site.

Contact a Broker

Brent Jaynes

13000 W 87th St. Pkwy, Suite 108
Lenexa, KS 66215
Phone: 913-499-4731
Fax: 913-499-4771
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Phone: 316-634-1819
Cell: 316-304-6091