Blue Vista Finance Provides $19.5M Refinancing Loan for Hotel in Milwaukee Suburb

BROOKFIELD, WIS. — Blue Vista Finance LLC has provided a $19.5 million loan for the refinancing of the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel in the Milwaukee suburb of Brookfield. The six-story hotel features 389 rooms. Built in 1972, the hotel underwent a $4.3 million renovation in 2014. The property features more than 19,000 square feet of meeting space, a 24-hour business center, fitness center, indoor and outdoor heated pools and The Craft Room restaurant. Located at 375 South Moorland..

November 14, 2017

HREC Arranges $19M Refinancing of Hilton-Branded Hotel in Downtown Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — HREC Capital Markets Group has arranged the $19 million refinancing of Redmont Hotel Birmingham, Curio Collection by Hilton, a 120-room hotel in downtown Birmingham. Greg Porter and Mike Armstrong of HREC arranged the 10-year, fixed-rate loan through a New York-based REIT on behalf of the borrower, a private partnership. Originally constructed in 1925, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2015, implementing upgraded technologies and amenities while retaining the..

November 14, 2017

North American Properties, PGIM to Break Ground on $2.5B Mixed-Use Development in New Jersey

SAYREVILLE, N.J. — A joint venture between North American Properties (NAP) and PGIM Real Estate is set to break ground on Riverton, a $2.5 billion, 418-acre, mixed-use development located roughly 33 miles south of Manhattan along the Raritan River in Sayreville. Upon completion, the project is set to include residential, retail, entertainment, office and hotel space alongside a marina. The development will also incorporate passive recreation and open space along the riverfront, programmed..

November 14, 2017

Related Beal Tops Off Redevelopment of 40 Water Street in Boston

BOSTON — Related Beal has placed the final beam in the redevelopment of 40 Water Street, which formerly served as the Fidelity Investment headquarters. The redeveloped property, called Congress Square, will create a 24-hour mixed-use environment connecting Government Center, Faneuil Hall, Post Office Square and Downtown Crossing. The building features a glass curtainwall addition on top of the more than 320,000-square-foot office building. The redevelopment also includes preserving the..

November 13, 2017

Hilton Opens Dual-Branded Hotel Property in Tempe

TEMPE, ARIZ. — Hilton has opened the new dual-branded Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix-Tempe ASU Research Park and Home2 Suites by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe ASU Research Park in Tempe. These hotels will add 228 new rooms to the Arizona State University area. Developer RB-WW Tempe LLC owns the properties, which Widewaters Tempe Hotel Management Company LLC manages. The hotels are situated across the street from the 320-acre ASU Research Park, which serves as the headquarters for GoDaddy and..

November 10, 2017

KeyBank Provides $69.9M CMBS Loan for Refinancing of Hotel Portfolio in Indiana and Michigan

INDIANA AND MICHIGAN — KeyBank Real Estate Capital has provided a $69.9 million CMBS loan for the refinancing of an eight-property hotel portfolio in Indiana and Michigan. The 694-room portfolio consists of four extended-stay Homewood Suites by Hilton hotels and four limited-service Hilton Hampton Inn hotels located in various cities across Indiana and Michigan. Jake Proctor of KeyBank originated the 10-year loan, which features a 30-year amortization schedule. HRC Hotels was the borrower.

November 9, 2017

Aries Conlon Capital Arranges $12.5M Bridge Loan for Hotel Property in Burr Ridge, Illinois

BURR RIDGE, ILL. — Aries Conlon Capital has arranged a $12.5 million bridge loan for the Crowne Plaza hotel near Chicago’s Midway International Airport in Burr Ridge, a southwest suburb of Chicago. The 123-room hotel, located at 300 S. Frontage Road and built in 1969, was previously a Quality Inn & Suites that had been fully renovated and reflagged recently as the IHG Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand. Managed by Chesapeake Hospitality, the property features meeting space, an..

November 8, 2017

AC Hotel by Marriott to Join Mixed-Use Center in Downtown Phoenix

PHOENIX — AC Hotel by Marriott will be added to Arizona Center, a mixed-use entertainment destination in downtown Phoenix’s. The 200-room hotel will be built on a 49,190-square foot parcel on 5th Street between Fillmore and Van Buren streets. The 31-story tower is slated to begin construction in 2018. LaPour Partners is developing the hotel. Parallel Capital Partners own Arizona Center.

November 7, 2017

Janko Group Tops Off Hyatt Place Hotel in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Developer Janko Group and operator Janko Hospitality hosted a topping out ceremony for the Hyatt Place hotel under construction at The Brewery in Milwaukee on Thursday, Nov. 2. The 150-room, six-story hotel is slated to open in July 2018. Located at 800 W. Juneau Ave., the hotel is part of The Brewery neighborhood redevelopment project located on the site of the former Pabst Brewing Complex. The topping off ceremony took place on site in the hotel’s recently completed first..

November 6, 2017

Crescent Real Estate Acquires Westin Hotel in Metro Atlanta for $84.9M

SANDY SPRINGS, GA. — Crescent Real Estate LLC has acquired the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North, a 372-room hotel in Sandy Springs, roughly 15 miles north of downtown Atlanta. The Atlanta Business Chronicle reports a joint venture between Carey Watermark Investors and The Arden Group Inc. sold the asset for $84.9 million. The hotel is located adjacent to the 63-acre Concourse Corporate Center, a 2.2 million-square-foot, Class A office complex in Atlanta’s Central Perimeter office submarket..

November 6, 2017