Apartment-style hotel brand stayAPT Suites and Aileron Management have entered partnership to open ten new long-term lodging hotels.

The collaboration will see the hotels being developed in the US Southeast region over the next four years.

The new franchised stayAPT Suites will open Tuscaloosa, Savannah, Florida, Alabama, and North Carolina and South Carolina. These new locations expand stayAPT Suites’ US pipeline to 11 states.

stayAPT Suites president and CEO, Gary DeLapp said: “Our new partnership with Aileron is happening at such an exciting moment of growth for stayAPT Suites.

“This collaboration signals continued momentum behind our segment-disrupting brand and is a testament to the truly unique lodging experience we bring to the market. We look forward to very soon providing additional Southeastern US markets with a better way to stay.”

Work on the first two stayAPT Suites hotels will begin in 2022.

Each hotel will feature a living room, fully equipped kitchen, private, separate bedroom a walk-in closet, a spacious desk and other amenities.

Aileron Management CEO Jason Boehm said: “We look forward to applying our expertise in hospitality, specifically in management, to the expansion of the stayAPT Suites brand.

“Our experience will be enormously beneficial to these projects, and the stayAPT Suites brand, from a strategic perspective.

“The stayAPT Suites brand is a game-changer in the Midscale category of the long-term lodging segment, and we are confident that we can deliver these new locations with exceptional quality – and at a terrific cost basis.”

By the end of next year, stayAPT Suites brand will have more than 20 hotels open and over 15 in development.