Community hotel investments

Finding the right hotel investment for your community

MasterBUILT accommodates the needs and vision of your community

When a community explores the opportunity for a hotel property, it is usually part of a grander plan or vision.

To increase tourism. To support local businesses, casinos, sports and entertainment hubs. To spur economic diversification. To capitalize on prime real estate. To generate ROI. To put a location on the map!

Since 2011, MasterBUILT has been providing community-based investment opportunities as the Canadian Master Territorial Development partner for Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham, and Wyndam’s newest offering: ECHOSM Suites Extended Stay.

We bring the professionalism, stability, quality, and performance our community franchise partners seek.

What’s the Greatest Need in Your Community?

Overnight/ Short-Term Business or Leisure Travel? Learn About Microtel
Extended Stays/ Transitional Accommodation? Find Out About ECHO Suites.

Communities we serve

First Nation communities

MasterBUILT has developed 7 Microtel properties in partnership with Indigenous hotel investors, including collaborations involving multiple bands. By offering a full-service turnkey solution, we make hotel investment easier and more financially rewarding.

Municipal Partnerships

MasterBUILT opened a new Microtel in PEI in partnership with the City of Summerside. By connecting the hotel to Credit Union Place (a sports, recreation and entertainment complex), the City’s goal is to become a top regional destination for tournament, event and concert travel.

Why Microtel and ECHO Suites?


Strong communities are built on support. So are strong community hotel partnership investments.

MasterBUILT provides hands-on guidance and expertise through all stages of your Microtel or ECHO Suites ownership lifecycle.

Market Evaluation

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Market Evaluation

MasterBUILT will conduct an unbiased, fact-based market assessment with community partners to determine the viability of your hotel proposal.

Site Selection and Acquisition

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Site Selection and Acquisition

We recommend suitable sites based
on detailed performance criteria.
Our development team can assist with navigating all aspects of the negotiation and transaction.

Project Financing

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Project Financing

MasterBUILT has extensive experience assisting our investment partners in securing and structuring necessary financing.

Permits & approvals

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Permits & approvals

We work with planners, government and stakeholders in securing all applicable permitting and zoning requirements, guided by our Canadian design standard.

Construction Management

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Construction Management

MasterBUILT can manage
construction on your behalf, overseeing all duties & responsibilities: from budgeting to procurement. Contracting
to final inspection

Hotel operations

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Hotel operations

Trust your hotel operations to a sophisticated and experienced hotelier. In 2023, Microtel Val-d’Or (developed and managed by MasterBUILT) was selected as Wyndham’s 2023 Canadian Hotel of the Year – leading a field that included all Wyndham brands.

Asset Management

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Asset Management

MasterBUILT maintains your property to the brand’s high standards, ensuring it always feels modern and fresh to guests… through regular upkeep, upgrades and renovations.

Training & Support

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Training & Support

As your hotel operations management partner, we provide rewarding employment opportunities to community members, and manage all training and
HR services on your behalf.


MasterBUILT helps you strike the balance between a superbly constructed hotel that is a source of community pride – and a professionally run business that is a source of ongoing community revenue.

Lowest upfront investment

Microtel and ECHO Suites offer the lowest entry point among mid to upper-midscale brands.

Microtel: Our next-generation modular design maximizes construction efficiency, with a total development cost starting at $15 million, At 1.8 acres, we also have one of the smallest real estate requirements.

ECHO Suites: This 124-room property requires approximately 2 acres of land. It is priced to offer owners attractive ROI at a competitive price.

Return On Investment

Microtel’s Canadian locations consistently outperform competitors in the mid-scale category, delivering RevPAR (Revenue per available room) and yield that rival more expensive upper midscale competitors. Lower upfront costs allow hotels to become profitable sooner. ECHO Suites follows the same model of ultra-efficient design, value engineering and streamlined operation to maximize owner ROI.

Transparency and accountability

MasterBUILT provides detailed reporting at every stage of the process, proving an accurate and current picture of the health of the business, as well as future projections.

Experience working with indigenous hotel investors

MasterBUILT has a long and proud tradition of partnering with Indigenous business leaders to plan, construct and operate seven successful hotel properties across the country. Put our experience and knowledge to work for your First Nation community.

Hands-on executive team involvement

At MasterBUILT, you get the personal attention and engagement of our leadership team. The result? Direct answers, senior-level advice and timely decision making.

Learn why our ownership experience is as impressive as our guest experience.

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Microtel is the hotel that punches above its weight class – a midscale brand that rivals upper-midscale properties in guest satisfaction and RevPAR. It’s the lowest cost, highest quality mid-scale hotel on the market. Modeled for proven ROI, learn what makes Microtel Canada’s greatest value for your community hotel investment. ECHO Suites Extended Stay has been designed on the same proven formula for success.

The most hotel for the smallest investment

MasterBUILT lets you develop a hotel that is the pride your community. We have optional design packages that align with your community’s needs, vision and budget.

Microtel: An attractive, economical destination for business and family travel – with an optional Lobby Bar + Lounge, optional pool and waterslide.

ECHO Suites Extended Stay: Ideal for communities where business consultants and contractors stay for longer projects or contracts, where there is a need for transitional or temporary housing (which is in high demand due to Canada’s housing crisis).

Your community. Your culture.
Your MasterBUILT Hotel.

MasterBUILT’s design team collaborates with our community ownership partners to showcase the art, culture, tradition, history and values that define you. Elegantly integrated within your Microtel or ECHO Suites property.

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