CHICAGO — Hyatt Hotels Corp. (NYSE: H) has agreed to sell a three-property hotel portfolio to Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: HST) for approximately $1 billion. The transaction includes the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort in Wailea, Hawaii, the Grand Hyatt San Francisco and the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Fla. Hyatt will continue to manage the three hotels under long-term management agreements. The transaction is expected to close at the end of..
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — Condor Hospitality Trust Inc. has acquired a 93-room Home2 Suites by Hilton in Summerville, roughly 25 miles northwest of Charleston. The Maryland-based hospitality REIT acquired the asset for $16.3 million. Everest Hotels Group developed the property, according to The Post and Courier. Inn Ventures, Condor’s management partner, will manage the property, which opened in 2017. The hotel features a business center, convenience shop, Spin2Cycle fitness and laundry..
JACKSON, TENN. — Peachtree Hotel Group (PHG) has opened the 98-room Hilton Garden Inn Jackson, located at 1324 Vann Drive in Jackson. The city serves as a regional hub for five major transportation companies, including FedEx, UPS and Old Dominion. The hotel features a heated outdoor swimming pool, 24-hour fitness center, complimentary breakfast, convenience store and hotel dining at the Garden Grille & Bar. In addition, the hotel includes 2,300 square feet of flexible event space and a..
CHICAGO — Developer Sterling Bay has received a $64 million bridge loan to refinance construction financing for the Ace Hotel Chicago. Opened in 2017, the 159-room hotel is located at 311 N. Morgan St. in Chicago’s Fulton Market district. The boutique property features a lobby restaurant and bar, outdoor terrace, rooftop bar, private dining area, fitness center and nearly 4,000 square feet of retail space. Timothy Joyce, Tony Malk, Jeff Bucaro and Nicole Aguiar of HFF arranged the five-year..
HUDSON, WIS. — Dougherty Funding has provided Express Hospitality LLC with an $8.8 million loan for the construction of a Holiday Inn Express hotel in Hudson, located in western Wisconsin along the Minnesota border. The 100-room hotel will be situated immediately adjacent to a new conference center that is currently under construction. The hotel and the independently owned conference center are slated to open in late summer 2018. Dougherty’s Minneapolis office provided the loan.
NEW YORK CITY — Madison Realty Capital (MRC) has provided a $16.5 million acquisition and construction financing package collateralized by a partially constructed hotel development in Long Island City in Queens. The borrower, an affiliate of Sam Chang’s McSam Hotel Group, purchased 38-04 11th St. and plans to construct a 148-key hotel comprising 55,630 square feet on the site. McSam Hotel Group acquired the site with approvals and a completely built foundation. The borrower plans to..
SARASOTA, FLA. — Ashford Hospitality Prime Inc. (NYSE: AHP) has agreed to acquire the 266-room Ritz-Carlton Sarasota, located approximately 60 miles south of Tampa, for $171 million. The transaction equates to $643,000 per room. Ashford Prime is also acquiring a 22-acre plot of vacant land adjacent to the hotel for $9.7 million with plans for residential development adjacent to a golf course. The acquisitions are expected to close in early April. Built in 2001, Ritz-Carlton Sarasota..
RENO, NEV. — An affiliate of Sandpiper LLC has acquired the 117-room Courtyard by Marriott in Reno for an undisclosed sum. The hotel is located at 6855 S. Virginia St. The LLC plans an extensive renovation, which will start this fall. It will include upgrades to the exterior façade, guestrooms, lobby and bistro. Sandpiper was attracted to the hotel’s in-place cash flow and location. Teague Hunter, Danny Givertz and Trey Scott of Hunter Hotel Advisors executed the transaction.
CROMWELL, CONN. — Money360 has funded a $7.5 million bridge loan for a hotel in Cromwell. The financing allows the undisclosed borrower to utilize the cash-out loan proceeds for additional hospitality acquisitions. The 24-month loan features a fixed rate and interest-only payment options. The full-service hotel features 215 guest rooms.
HOUSTON — BBVA Compass, a Birmingham, Ala.-based bank, has provided a $28.1 million loan for the refinancing of Hotel Derek, a 312-room hotel located in Houston’s Galleria neighborhood. The hotel features a 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool, more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space and an outdoor movie theater. Colby Mueck and Scott Hall of HFF arranged the loan on behalf of the borrower, Lowe Enterprises Investors, a Los Angeles-based advisory and management firm. Lowe has invested..