SIG builds its first hotel, Wingate Inn.
SIG begins new partnership with Hilton Worldwide, opening a Hampton Inn & Suites.
SIG opens its first full-service hotel at entrance of Fort Gordon.
SIG begins three-hotel redevelopment near entrance of Augusta National Golf Club.
Mandeep Singh joins SIG and begins a corporate restructuring that includes new hotel management and development divisions.
Hilton Garden Inn opens and becomes RevPAR market leader within one month.
SIG becomes a franchisee of Starwood.
SIG hires its 500th Employee.
SIG repositions the DoubleTree Riverfront in New Bern, NC
Sheraton Augusta wins Starwood Hotel of the Year Award (worldwide).
SIG repositions foreclosed Atlantic Beach, NC oceanfront resort into DoubleTree and wins Conversion of the Year (worldwide)
SIG employs approximately 750 team members and is one of Augusta’s largest employers.