Photo courtesy Helix Hospitality.

CHICAGO — Helix Hospitality, a Chicago-based hotel group, announced today the acquisition of the Hampton Inn by Hilton in Wausau.

The 87-room Hampton Inn on 24th Avenue was built in 1997 and underwent a complete renovation in 2017, according to a Helix Hospitality news release. This property marks the ninth in the Helix Hospitality portfolio and the third in Wisconsin, which includes the Hampton Inn Milwaukee-Airport and the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Little Chute.

“The Hampton Inn – Wausau represents the addition of another high-quality asset to our growing portfolio of upper-midscale hotels across the country,” said J.R. Patel, president and COO of Helix Hospitality, in the release.

Helix Hospitality is a hotel ownership and management company with a nationwide reach. It employs more than 300 people.

Photo courtesy Helix Hospitality.