Heron Hospitality Adds Wilmington Property to Portfolio

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Heron Hospitality, a hotel management company based in New Bern, is proud to announce the addition of a property in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Effective, September 23, 2022, Heron Hospitality will take over the full management responsibilities for the Comfort Inn University Wilmington. The Wilmington property will join Heron Hospitality’s collection of properties located across the Carolinas. A new ownership group was assembled to purchase the property and make significant capital improvements.

“We feel that Wilmington’s growth has been and will continue to be impressive,” says Charles Cushman, Chief Executive Officer of Heron Hospitality. “The University of North Carolina Wilmington is the fastest-growing university in the UNC system. With this exciting location, as well as increased corporate business and new local partnerships, we are very optimistic about the future of this property.”


The Comfort Inn University Wilmington property features 146 rooms. It is situated midway between Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington International Airport. It also offers easy access to Wilmington’s historic, waterfront downtown.