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Orion Investment Negotiates $3.3M Sale of Motel Property in Phoenix

PHOENIX — Orion Investment Real Estate has arranged the sale of a motel property located at 3547 E. Van Buren St. in Phoenix. Risi Cos. acquired the short-stay motel, formerly known as Best Inn Suites, from Rudra Investment for $3.3 million, or $50,000 per unit. The buyer plans to convert the 66-room motel into an apartment property. At the time of sale, the motel was 97 percent occupied under daily, weekly and monthly terms. Zach Mishkin of Orion represented the buyer, while Joseph Dietz and …

Chula Vista, Port of San Diego Approve 535-Acre Convention Center Development in Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA, CALIF. — The City of Chula Vista and the Port of San Diego have approved key agreements to advance the Chula Vista Bayfront resort hotel and convention center project on San Diego Bay. The Board of Port Commissioners and the Chula Vista City Council unanimously approved a disposition and development agreement between the public-private partnership of port, the city and RIDA Development Corp. Construction is slated to begin in late 2019. Gaylord Hotels, the large convention …

Marcus & Millichap Arranges Sale of Motel 6 in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of a Motel 6, located at 1701 University Blvd. NE in Albuquerque. The 117-room property, which was renovated in 2015, sold for an undisclosed price. Allan Miller, Chris Gomes and Joseph Jaques of Marcus & Millichap's Dallas office represented the seller, a limited liability company, and buyer, another limited liability company. Matthew Reeves of Marcus & Millichap was the broker of record in New

MCR Purchases 169-Room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Downtown Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — MCR has purchased the 169-room Courtyard by Marriott Milwaukee Downtown for an undisclosed price. MCR will also manage the property, which is located at 300 W. Michigan St. Hotel features include Wi-Fi, a fitness center, indoor pool, convenience store, restaurant and bar and four event spaces. MCR is a hotel owner-operator that has invested in 103 hotel properties with more than 12,000 rooms in 27

Strategic Property Partners Breaks Ground on JW Marriott Hotel at Water Street Tampa Development

TAMPA, FLA. — Strategic Property Partners (SPP) has broken ground on the 519-room JW Marriott Tampa hotel within its planned Water Street Tampa development. The $3 billion mixed-use project is a multi-phase, 50-acre development that at full build-out will include more than 9 million square feet of commercial, residential, hospitality, educational, entertainment, cultural and retail space. JW Marriott Tampa represents the first of 10 buildings that SPP plans to begin building over the next …

Pacific Hospitality Acquires Dual-Branded Hotel Totaling 256 Rooms in Dallas

DALLAS — An affiliate of California-based Pacific Hospitality Group Ventures Inc. has acquired AC Hotel and Residence Inn Dallas by the Galleria, a dual-branded hotel property totaling 256 rooms in Dallas. The two hotels share a five-story building that is located within the Dallas Midtown mixed-use development. The 140-room AC Hotel and the 116-room Residence Inn feature shared amenities such as a fitness center, outdoor pool and nighttime lounge. Atlantic Hotels Group sold the property for …

$13M TownePlace Suites Opens Near Louisville Airport in Jeffersonville, Indiana

JEFFERSONVILLE, IND. — TownePlace Suites Louisville North has opened at 301 W. Maple St. in Jeffersonville. The project was a joint venture between Dora Hotel Co. LLC and Arc Construction Management LLC and cost an estimated $13 million to build. TownePlace Suites, an extended-stay hotel, is part of Marriott International. The 93-suite, three-floor property features a BridgeHouse Bar & Restaurant in addition to an indoor pool, hot tub, fitness center and guest laundry services. The hotel …

Skender Breaks Ground on 14-Story Hyatt House Hotel in Chicago’s Fulton Market

CHICAGO — Construction firm Skender has broken ground on a 14-story Hyatt House hotel in Chicago’s Fulton Market district. The 167,000-square-foot, 200-room development is located at 105 N. May St. The Hyatt House will be the first hotel in the Fulton Market district to cater to extended-stay corporate travelers. Amenities will include an indoor pool, green roof, fitness center and bar and lounge. Sterling Bay is the project developer, and Eckenhoff Saunders Architects is the architect. …

Margaritaville Holdings to Build $300M Hotel in Times Square

NEW YORK CITY — Margaritaville Holdings has unveiled its plans for a 29-story Margaritaville resort in the heart of Manhattan’s Times Square. Development costs are estimated at $300 million. Located at 560 Seventh Ave., the property will feature a 234-room hotel, several Margaritaville-branded food and beverage concepts, a rooftop bar, pool, spa/lounge and retail space. The project is slated for completion in late 2020. International Meal Company will operate the food and beverage …

HFF Secures $23.3M in Acquisition Financing for Two Hotels in Metro Dallas

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS — HFF has secured approximately $23.3 million in acquisition financing for two hotels in Grapevine, a suburb of Dallas located near Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport. The 94-room Hampton Inn & Suites Dallas-DFW Airport North-Grapevine was built in 2000 and the 96-room Comfort Suites DFW Airport North Grapevine was completed in 2005. Both hotels feature a business center, fitness center, meeting rooms and a pool. Pete Felhman of HFF led the debt placement team …

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