Atlanta-based Hotel Equities (HE) has been selected to manage the 107-room Home2 Suites by Hilton hotel in Carbondale, Illinois.  Starting immediately, Hotel Equities will partner in a supportive role to help manage the final construction and development phase of the property. The firm will begin hotel operations during the pre-opening stage with scheduled opening expected to be in August 2017. Hotel Equities continues its growth strategy in the mid-west with its first hotel in the state of Illinois. The HE portfolio now numbers over 100 hotels coast to coast.