NEW YORK CITY — Cottonwood Group and CCB International (CCBI) have closed on a $55 million secured credit facility for the development of an Aloft Hotel at Hudson Yards on Manhattan’s West Side. The hotel, which is part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, is currently under construction. Cottonwood, through its subsidiary, CW Credit Services, partnered with CCBI to replace an existing land loan and help secure a land lease for the hotel. Upon completion, Aloft Hotel at Hudson Yards will feature..
NEWTON, MASS. — Chesapeake Lodging Trust has completed a multi-million renovation at Boston Marriott Newton, located at 2345 Commonwealth Ave. in Newton. The large-scale renovation program included upgrades to all 430 guest rooms, including the bi-level presidential suite, the lobby, guest corridors, all meetings rooms and the 9,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom. All guest rooms feature a 50-inch flat screen television, a workstation, Wi-Fi access, mini refrigerators, in-room safes and coffee..
Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $44M in Acquisition Financing for Dual-Branded Marriott Hotel in Queens
NEW YORK CITY — Cushman & Wakefield served as the exclusive advisor to Chris Xu, founder and president of United Construction and Development Group, in arranging $44 million in financing for the acquisition of an under construction dual-branded Marriott hotel located at 148-18 Archer Ave. in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens. Morris Betesh and Omar Ferreira, both formerly of Cushman & Wakefield, secured the non-recourse loan, which features full-term interest-only payments and two one-year..
COLCHESTER, VT. — Norwich Properties has completed the disposition of Residence Inn Burlington Colchester, an extended-stay hotel located in Colchester. AAM 15 Management acquired the 108-suite property for an undisclosed price. Completed in 2010, the hotel features suites with fully equipped kitchens, an indoor swimming pool and soaking tub, a fitness facility, a business center, a sundries shop, a barbecue and picnic area, complimentary hot breakfast and the Residence Inn Mix, evening..
WACO, TEXAS — A partnership between Civitas Capital Group and Atlantic Hotels Group has purchased the 93-room TownePlace Suites in Waco. The hotel is located within Legends Crossing, a 150-acre, mixed-use development near the downtown area and Baylor University. Amenities include a pool, fitness center and business center. The transaction marks the partnership’s second acquisition of a Waco hotel in the last two months.
COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — Marcus & Millichap has arranged the sale of Comfort Suites Texas Avenue College Station, a three-story, 54-room hotel located at 2313 Texas Ave. South in College Station. Steve Swenholt, Allan Miller and Chris Gomes of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller and procured the buyer, both of which are private investors.
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Boston – Cambridge has completed a $4 million renovation to the guest suites. The renovation will introduce the brand’s modern suite concept, Urban Bed, to the Boston market. Each of the 170 two-room Urban Bed suites offer travelers a flexible living space with a full-size pull-down bed that can be utilized on demand. Unlike a sofa bed, the Urban Bed does not fold, providing additional guests the same comfort of a standard DoubleTree Suites..
EL PASO, TEXAS — Condor Hospitality Trust Inc., a Maryland-based lodging REIT, has acquired the Fairfield Inn & Suites El Paso Airport, a Marriott-branded hotel located at 6611 Edgemere Blvd. in El Paso. Condor Hospitality purchased the asset from the undisclosed seller for $19 million. Amenities include a pool, fitness center and a business center. Condor Hospitality has retained Aimbridge Hospitality to manage the hotel.
CENTNENIAL, COLO. — A joint venture between MBC Partners and Rob Mossburg, Bill Booth and Chris Copps of Corient Venture Partners has opened the 146-room WaterWalk hotel in Centennial. The 123,378-square-foot asset is located at 11400 E. Peakview Ave. The property is a hybrid hotel and apartment concept. It was originally planned as a corporate site but is now the company’s first franchise location to open. WaterWalk combines the space and comfort of apartment living with the..
SAN ANTONIO — Siegel Group, a Las Vegas-based investment and hospitality firm, has acquired the former Budget Lodge Extended Stay Hotel in San Antonio for $3.3 million. Built in 1963 and situated on 6.6 acres along Interstate 35, the two-story property totals approximately 80,000 square feet. Siegel Group plans to repurpose some of the existing space to include a restaurant and lounge, as well as a conference and banquet area.