• SIG builds its first hotel, Wingate Inn.

    1997
    2002

    SIG begins new partnership with Hilton Worldwide, opening a Hampton Inn & Suites.

    SIG opens its first full-service hotel at entrance of Fort Gordon.

    2005
  • 2006

    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.

    2007
    2008

    Hilton Garden Inn opens and becomes RevPAR market leader within one month.

  • SIG becomes a franchisee of Starwood.

    2009
    2010

    SIG hires its 500th Employee.

    SIG repositions the DoubleTree Riverfront in New Bern, NC

    2011
  • 2012

    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)

    2013
    2014

    SIG employs approximately 750 team members and is one of Augusta’s largest employers.