Meridian Capital Arranges $41.8M Construction Loan for Dual Hotel Project in Orlando
ORLANDO, FLA. — Meridian Capital Group has arranged $41.8 million in construction financing to AD1 Global for a two-hotel, 284-room project in Orlando. The two hotels are Aloft Hotel and Element Hotel. Located at 5730 Central Florida Parkway on the corner of International Drive, Aloft Hotel will have 140 rooms, while Element Hotel will have 144 rooms. A balance sheet lender provided the 36-month loan that features a LIBOR-based floating interest rate, two one-year extension options and full-term, interest-only payments. Shared amenities will include a saltwater swimming pool, laundry and valet services and fitness and business centers. The property will be located approximately one mile from Sea World and Aquatica and less than 10 miles from Disney Springs, Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Epcot. A timeline for construction was not released. Noam Kaminetzky of Meridian Capital Group represented the borrower in the transaction.