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IMG Academy, Woodbine Complete Boutique Hotel in Central Florida

BRADENTON, FLA. — IMG Academy and Woodbine have completed construction on The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy in Bradenton. The 150-room hotel is situated just outside of the academy’s 600-acre campus. Amenities include a three-meal restaurant, lounge and bar in the lobby and a massage and fitness facility. The design team included general contractor Tandem Construction, Dallas-based architect 5G Studio, Salt Lake City-based interior designer Edge ID and landscape architect SWA. IMG Academy …

CitizenM Acquires Land in Downtown Miami, Plans to Break Ground on 348-Room Hotel

MIAMI — Netherlands-based citizenM has acquired 27 acres in downtown Miami to build a 348-room hotel. The land was purchased for $10.8 million from Miami Worldcenter Associates, the developers of Miami Worldcenter, a $2 billion mixed-use project that will include a 60-story Paramount condominium community, the 444-unit CAOBA apartment tower and retail space. Art Falcone and Nitin Motwani lead Miami Worldcenter Associates. citizenM plans to break ground on the 128,000-square-foot, 12-story …

Berkadia Arranges $18.8M Sale of Hotel in Northern Virginia

FREDERICKSBURG, VA. — Berkadia has arranged the $18.8 million sale of Courtyard by Marriott Fredericksburg, a newly renovated hotel located at 620 Caroline St. in Fredericksburg’s historic district. The hotel features an onsite restaurant and bar, indoor swimming pool and a fitness center. Kyle Stevenson and Matthew Bailly of Berkadia represented the seller, Inns of Historic Fredericksburg, an ownership affiliate of Vienna, Va.-based Palmer Gosnell Hospitality LLC. Adrienne Kautzman of …

Marcus & Millichap Directs $8.6M Sale of 82-Room Hotel in Patterson, California

PATTERSON, CALIF. — Marcus & Millichap has arranged the sale of Best Western Plus Villa Del Lago Inn, a hospitality property located at 2959 Speno Drive in Patterson. A limited liability company sold the property for $8.6 million. Built in 2000, the property features 82 interior corridor rooms and a restaurant, Francesca’s Restaurant and Lounge. Gordon Allred and Kelly Hansen of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller and the buyer, a limited liability company, in the

26-Room River Bend Hotel to Open in Ashtabula, Ohio

ASHTABULA, OHIO — The Ashtabula City Council has approved a 10-year, 75 percent tax abatement for the development of the city’s first hotel in almost 99 years. The 25,000-square-foot, 26-room River Bend Hotel will be located on a vacant strip of land at the corner of West 6th Street and Goodwill Drive. Erie Bank is providing a $3.1 million loan. The $5 million project will be further financed by public funds from the city and county as well as through funds from the Ashtabula County 503 …

Stonehill Provides $16.5M Bridge Loan for Hotel in Downtown Baltimore

BALTIMORE — Stonehill has provided a $16.5 million bridge loan for an undisclosed borrower for Hotel Monaco in downtown Baltimore. The 202-room hotel is situated about one mile from the city’s Inner Harbor. Amenities include a fitness center, in-room yoga mats, free bike rentals, spa services, nightly social hour and complimentary coffee and tea

Greenwich Hospitality Group Acquires 179-Room Hotel in Traverse City, Michigan for $23.2M

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — The Greenwich Hospitality Group (GHG) has acquired West Bay Beach Holiday Inn Resort in Traverse City for $23.2 million. The 179-room, full-service resort, originally built in 1968, is located on the West Bay. The hotel will be elevated to a four-star property and rebranded as Delamar Traverse City after undergoing a $10 million renovation over a two-year period. The hotel will remain open during the renovation. Delamar is the flagship brand of GHG. The hotel last …

Cherrytree Group Arranges Bridge Loan for Preservation of Historic Hotel in Massachusetts

LOWELL, MASS. — Cherrytree Group has arranged an $825,000 bridge loan for the preservation of the Lowell Legacy Hotel, a registered historic landmark in Lowell. The five-story building, built between 1896 and 1905, was recently declared eligible to receive Federal tax credits for historic preservation. Warren Kirshenbaum of Cherrytree arranged the pre-development funding on behalf of the borrower, Madison Security Group. Hampton Financial Partners provided the loan, which will serve as a …

Joint Venture to Develop 131-Acre Mixed-Use Project in San Luis Obispo, California

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIF. — A joint venture between San Diego-based Presidio Residential Capital and Coastal Community Builders has received approval from the San Luis Obispo City Council to develop San Luis Ranch, a 131-acre mixed-use farm-to-table community. Slated to break ground the first quarter of 2019, the development will features 580 residential homes, 150,000 square feet of commercial space, 100,000 square feet of office space and a 200-room hotel. Delivery of a 10-acre multifamily …

Gencom-Led Venture Acquires Two Resort Hotels Near Tampa for $100M

ST. PETE BEACH, FLA. — A venture led by Gencom has purchased the Grand Plaza Hotel and the Beachcomber Beach Resort and Hotel for $100 million. The hotels are located a quarter-mile apart from each other in St. Pete Beach, a barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico southwest of Tampa. Situated on 3.7 acres at 5250 Gulf Blvd., the 156-room Grand Plaza Resort opened in 1975 as a Hilton hotel and was most recently renovated between 2014 and 2016. The hotel is home to Spinners Rooftop Revolving …

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