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MCR Acquires Hilton Garden Inn at T.F. Green International Airport in Rhode Island

WARWICK, R.I. — MCR Development has acquired the Hilton Garden Inn Providence Airport/Warwick in Warwick. The price was not disclosed. The 160-room hotel opened in 2005 and is located at Rhode Island’s T.F. Green International Airport, which serves 4 million passengers annually. Amenities at the hotel include a fitness center, indoor pool, 24-hour convenience store, free airport shuttle and a connection to the Iron Works Tavern, a community bar housed in the historic 1867 R.I. Malleable …

PMZ Realty Capital Arranges $32M Refinancing of Three-Property Hotel Portfolio in Georgia

NEW YORK — New York-based PMZ Realty Capital LLC has arranged a $32 million loan for the refinancing of a three-property hotel portfolio located throughout Georgia. The portfolio includes the 150-room Hyatt Place Airport North in Atlanta, the 132-room Hampton Inn Atlanta/Norcross in Norcross and the 80-room Fairfield Inn & Suites in Commerce. The 10-year loan was arranged on behalf of the borrower, Elite Hotel Management Group LLC. The loan features a fixed interest rate below 4.85 …

Byrd Hotel Group Completes $20M Sale-Leaseback of Four Hotels in Metro Phoenix

GOODYEAR, ARIZ. — Byrd Hotel Group has completed the sale-leaseback of four hotel properties in Goodyear. Florida-based Kawa Capital Management acquired the properties for $20 million. The properties are the 90-room Red Lion Inn & Suites at 1313 N. Litchfield Road, the 110-guestroom Hampton Inn & Suites at 2000 N. Litchfield Road, the 100-key Holiday Inn & Suites at 1188 N. Dysart Road and the 78-suite Residence Inn at 2020 N. Litchfield Road. The four limited- and full-service …

Mani Brothers Real Estate Acquires 205-Room Hotel in Napa Valley

NAPA, CALIF. — Mani Brothers Real Estate Group has purchased the Embassy Suites by Hilton Napa Valley, located at 1075 California Blvd. in Napa, for an undisclosed price. The seller was RLJ Lodging Trust. The buyer plans to convert the 205-room hotel into a Curio Collection property, complete with a refurbishment and overall renovation of the existing property. Upgrades will include a redesign of all guest rooms and restaurant spaces, addition of a full-service space, new pools and a …

Summit Begins Renovation of Swissôtel Chicago

CHICAGO — Summit Design + Build has begun to renovate a portion of the Swissôtel Chicago, a 44-story hotel located at 323 E. Wacker Drive in Chicago. The company is renovating the amenity spaces on the 42nd and 43rd floors for a total project size of 13,200 square feet. The hotel will remain operational throughout renovations. Summit’s work includes relocating the fitness center, building a new ballroom and meeting space, installing new windows, replacing doors and renovating lobby …

Atalaya Capital Closes $315M Construction Financing for New Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Manhattan

NEW YORK — Atalaya Capital Management, a private credit and alternative investment advisory firm, has recently closed $315 million in construction financing for The Ritz-Carlton’s new flagship hotel in Manhattan. Situated at the corner of 28th Street and Broadway, the 266-room hotel will span more than 50 stories and include 16 branded residences, 6,000 square feet of meeting space and high-end food and beverage options. This project will be the first ground-up hotel construction in …

Golden Entertainment to Acquire Two Casino Resorts in Nevada for More Than $168M

LAUGHLIN, NEV. — Golden Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ: GDEN), an owner-operator of casino resorts, has agreed to acquire two properties in Nevada for more than $168 million. Golden will acquire Edgewater Hotel & Casino Resort and Colorado Belle Hotel & Casino Resort, both of which are located about 100 miles south of Las Vegas in Laughlin. The seller is Marnell Gaming LLC, which is also based in Nevada. The deal is expected to close during the first quarter of 2019. Combined, …

Hilton, Epelboim Break Ground on 259-Room Tru Hotel in Orlando

ORLANDO, FLA. — Hilton Hotels, in partnership with Epelboim Development Group, has broken ground on a new Tru by Hilton property in Orlando. The 259-room, eight-story hotel is located along Westwood Boulevard and will be the largest Tru property to date upon completion in the fourth quarter of 2019. Tru by Hilton hotels feature 24/7 markets, workspaces, game rooms, fitness centers, complimentary breakfast and digital keys. Epelboim is currently in the final stages of building an EVEN hotel in …

New York REIT to Sell Viceroy Hotel in Manhattan for $41M

NEW YORK CITY — New York REIT (NYSE: NYRT) has entered into a contract to sell the Viceroy Hotel in Manhattan for $41 million. The buyer is Arden Group. After the sale of the Viceroy Hotel, New York REIT, which is in the process of liquidating, will have sold all properties aside from a remaining 50.1 percent interest in Worldwide Plaza in Manhattan. Located at 120 W. 57th St., the 29-story, 240-room hotel features a rooftop lounge and bar, fitness center and restaurant. The transaction is …

George Smith Partners Arranges $32.4M Development Financing for 250-Room Hotel in Southern California

COACHELLA, CALIF. — George Smith Partners has arranged $32.4 million in financing for the ground-up development of a IHG Hotel Indigo in Coachella. The borrower and developer is Glenroy Coachella. Steven Bram, David Pascale and Huber Bongolan Jr. of George Smith Partners arranged a $24.4 million senior construction loan and $8 million PACE funding for the hotel. The hotel will be the first new construction hotel project financed by PACE in California. The PACE equity, essentially an energy …

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