DETROIT – May 6, 2024 – The Godfrey Hotel Detroit and the hotel’s developers, Oxford Capital Group and Hunter Pasteur, have been recognized with the Best New Build Award, Curio Collection by Hilton. The Hilton Americas Development Awards recognize the achievements of owners, development partners, and hotel teams in the Americas across several categories. 

These annual awards celebrate the resiliency and commitment of Hilton’s owners and team members who spread the light and warmth of hospitality. 

“It is an honor to accept this award on behalf of the team at The Godfrey Hotel Detroit,” said Aaron Black, General Manager of The Godfrey Hotel Detroit. “Each day, we look forward to providing outstanding customer service and creating a memorable experience for our guests. I’m tremendously proud of my team and their hard work.” 

The Godfrey Hotel Detroit, a Curio Collection by Hilton, is a 227-room luxury lifestyle hotel located in historic Corktown, Detroit’s oldest neighborhood. In addition to the 5,500 SF luxury ballroom, the Godfrey Hotel’s vibrant dining and social scenes with diverse food and beverage options include: 

• Craft cocktails and fine spirits at the hotel’s stylish Lobby Bar, 

The I/O Rooftop Lounge, Detroit’s largest open-air rooftop bar with a retractable glass panel roof and retractable glass wall for year-round access, 

Hamilton’s Corktown, the property’s full-service restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week and features a vibrant neighborhood tavern feel. Located on the ground floor of the hotel, Hamilton’s provides guests with an approachable, yet refined dining experience. 

Whether staying for pleasure or coming to Detroit on business, The Godfrey Hotel Detroit offers an ideal location for guests to immerse themselves in rich culture, trendy shops, thriving corporate districts, and the city’s renowned culinary scene. 

The Godfrey Hotel Detroit is a joint venture and Oxford Capital Group, LLC, Oxford Hotels & Resorts LLC and Hunter Pasteur. It is managed by Oxford Hotels & Resorts.

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About Oxford Capital Group, LLC 

Chicago-based Oxford Capital Group, LLC is an award-winning international real estate investment, development, and management firm that focuses on large-scale acquisitions, developments, redevelopments, and operationally intensive real estate. Oxford, its affiliates, and principals have been involved in over $3 billion of real estate and private equity investments, with a primary focus on hospitality (16,000+ hotel rooms); hospitality anchored mixed use projects including multi-family (2,000+ units); senior housing (3,000+ units); urban retail; and parking. Oxford Hotels & Resorts, LLC is its wholly owned hotel management affiliate, which specializes in operating, managing, and branding distinctive, high design luxury lifestyle hotels, and food & beverage venues. Oxford Living, LLC is its senior housing investment and management platform. Oxford Residential, LLC is its multi-family development affiliate. 

About Hunter Pasteur 

Founded in 1999, Hunter Pasteur (HP) has grown to become one of Southeast Michigan’s largest and most respected developers. Over the past two decades, HP has built and developed over 2,000 luxury single family homes and multifamily condominiums throughout Metro Detroit, including thriving communities in Ann Arbor, Bloomfield Hills, Clarkston, Commerce Township, Detroit, Lake Orion, Novi, Northville, South Lyon, West Bloomfield and many more. HP and The Forbes Company also have over 2,000 luxury multi-family units currently under development, valued at over $1 Billion in costs. A passionate advocate for the critical role housing plays in economic and community development, Hunter Pasteur has been honored as “Multifamily Construction Builder of the Year” by the Home Builders Association of Southeast Michigan. To learn more, visit