Because the quality of the development

depends on the quality of the developer.


About Us

Hospitality Development of America develops hotel across the Midwest and Southwest regions of the country. Founded by Steve Martens, Hospitality Development completed three Best Western branded hotel projects since 2014. Best Western® Hotels & Resorts clearly recognizes the quality of every hospitality development Steve Martens touches. His properties repeatedly earn Best Western’s top corporate awards, and the global hotel chain honored him in 2016 as Best Western Developer of the Year.


Steve’s unique expertise in leveraging business drivers from nearby social, military, education, religious or fraternal (SMERF) organizations assures owners and investors of sustainable, long-term success. We offer:


  • Competitive development fees and access to investors and lenders.

  • Industry-outperforming averages for RevPAR, occupancy and double-digit ROI.

  • New construction, renovation or repurposing for hospitality.

  • Day-to-day and asset management by our Hospitality Management LLC team.

  • MAI hospitality appraisals and consulting.


Steve Martens has more than 40 years of experience in commercial real estate and a proven track record of developing and managing hotels. Contact Steve today about your development opportunity.



Best Western Plus West Lawrence

112 Rooms

Indoor Pool

Outdoor Grill Area

Fitness Center

Lobby Bar

6101 Rock Chalk Dr

Lawrence, KS 66049

(785) 330-8009

Best Western Plus Norman

116 Rooms

Outdoor Heated Pool

Outdoor Grill Area

Fitness Center

Conference Rooms with AV

3100 Medical Park Place

Norman, OK 73072

(405) 801-2100

View Awards & Recognitions

Best Western Plus Patterson Park Inn

69 Rooms

Indoor Pool

Outdoor Grill Area

Fitness Center

6100 Patterson Parkway

Arkansas City, KS 67005

(620) 307-6767

View Awards & Recognitions


435 S Broadway

Wichita, KS 67202

(316) 847-4901

If you have questions for our Hospitality Development team, submit the form below to contact president Steven J. Martens, CPM, CCIM, SIOR.