CSM Completes Renovations for Portland Hotel

CSM Lodging has completed renovations for Courtyard Portland Downtown Convention Center Hotel, a 202-key property situated in downtown Portland. CSM Corp. owns and operates the asset. Located at 435 NE Wasco St., on the eastside of downtown, Courtyard Portland...

Jim Stoffel Joins CSM Corporation

We are excited to welcome Jim Stoffel to our CSM team! Joining as our Chief Financial Officer, Stoffel’s rich background in manufacturing, retail, and consumer goods make him a great fit for CSM’s business. After graduating from the University of Madison, he started...

Candlewood Apartments Receives Two Prestigious Honors

Candlewood Apartments, a Rapid City, SD apartment community owned and operated by CSM Corporation, announced today it has been nationally recognized by two leading industry groups for their outstanding ratings and reviews from residents in 2017. Candlewood earned a...

CSM Hotel Takes Home Marriott Award

  Congratulations to Milwaukee Marriott West for taking home Marriott’s 2017 Classic Premium Hotel of the Year award! The entire team at the hotel, led by Keith Kramar and Maureen Devalkenaere, works tirelessly to make sure every guest has the best...

Congratulations to the 2017 GM/DOS Award Winners

​On March 8, 2018, the Lodging and other supporting departments honored the best of the best in CSM’s Hotel portfolio for 2017. ​During a fun night of great food and drinks provided by Renaissance Minneapolis, The Depot and entertainment coordinated by Kelly...

Two CSM Properties Honored with Elite Ranking

Congratulations to Mill City and Candlewood Apartments! The Mill City Apartments in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Candlewood Apartments in Rapid City, South Dakota, both ranked in the Elite 1% ORA Power Ranking for 2017. The ORA Power Ranking is an online assessment of...

CSM Presents Ronald McDonald House with 2017 Check

At their Check Presentation Event, CSM Corporation announced that they had raised $211,632 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities, Upper Midwest in 2017. With a number of events throughout the year including March Madness, Food Trucks for Charity, Pack the Pantry...

New Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis West Prepares to Open

Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis West is scheduled to open its doors in St. Louis Park, Minn., on Feb. 1, 2018. The property will include Courtyard’s latest contemporary room design, which promotes flexibility and choices. Located at 9980 Wayzata Boulevard, the...

New Kip’s Irish Pub Website Recognized with Adrian Award

We are proud to announce that the CSM Marketing Department has been chosen for a 2017 Digital Marketing – Bronze Level Adrian Award. HSMAI awarded our team with this title because of the innovative design implemented on the website for Kip’s Irish Pub, an...

VP of Sales & Marketing, Barb Ward, Featured on Expert Panel

CSM Corporation’s VP of Sales & Marketing, Barb Ward, was invited to lead a round table discussion and give advice on how CSM’s lodging department has successfully navigated the evolving travel industry. “Our group pace is up, but it was a strategic move on our...