J Hospitality & Development

With an actively expanding portfolio of award-winning branded and independent hotels in New Orleans and the Gulf South region, J Hospitality & Development has developed operational expertise in operations, sales and marketing, revenue management, human resources, training, food and beverage, information technology and accounting. Our diverse portfolio spans both branded and boutique independent properties. From new developments to historic and mixed use buildings, our architectural team oversees the design process on every project to reflect the location. Our approach to bottom-line results without compromising guest satisfaction, has positioned J Hospitality & Development as an indsutry leader in hotel development and management.


We Mind the Business

We build upon a solid financial base, carefully manage our assets, and translate bottom-line results into even better guest experiences. We invest in our people and buildings to foster growth and ensure long-term success.

We are a team of hospitality professionals united by our passion for delivering great experiences and our personality-rich brand of service.



200 Rooms
Restaurant & Bar
Resort Pool, Splash Park & Lazy River
Complimentary Airport Shuttle
Medi-Spa & Fitness Center
Access to The Refuge Golf Course
15 Acre Lake, Walking Paths & Event Lawn

The Refuge Hotel & Conference Center by Sheraton

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Historic Mixed-Use Renovation
200 Hotel Keys, 90 Luxury Apartments
Apartment access to hotel amenities
Apartment floors 272,200 sf
Hotel Floors 157,900 sf
Parking 195,000 sf

Plaza Tower

Boutique Hotel Connecting 7 Historic Buildings on Canal Street
Rubensteins Menswear Store Located on Ground Floor

Rubensteins Hotel

Mixed Use Development
100 Hotel Rooms, 60 Extended Stay Rooms
Business Center, Executive Board Room
Complimentary Airport Shuttle
Restaurant, Bar, and Fitness Center
105 Covered parking spaces

1630 Canal St.

Joseph A. Jaeger Jr.

Founder, President and CEO of J Hospitality & Development

In 2015, Joe Jaeger founded our company as part of the MCC Group, a multi-unit real estate development organization dedicated to real estate projects that spur meaningful economic and community development.

He is recognized as one the most innovative developers in the region, a leading member of many local organizations and the recipient of numerous awards and accolades. Mr. Jaeger’s vision has been guided by a belief that our projects should not only deliver exceptional guest experiences, but also positive change for the community as a whole.

He has instilled these beliefs in his children, grandchildren and the leaders of our organization. As a result, we all share his commitment to provide our employees with the tools to succeed, build meaningful careers and support strong communities.


Mark Wilson