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Noble House Completes $21M Renovation at Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

SAN DIEGO — Noble House Hotels and Resorts, a hotel ownership and management group, has completed a $21 million renovation of the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, located at 1775 E. Mission Bay Drive in San Diego. Overlooking Mission Bay, the resort features 357 rooms and suites, an American cuisine restaurant, poolside lounge, waterfront dining, fitness center and full-service spa. The comprehensive renovation encompassed all guestrooms, the hotel’s conference center, executive board …

The Hotel Group Buys Hilton Garden Inn Redmond Under Construction in Washington

REDMOND, WASH. — The Hotel Group has purchased the Hilton Garden Inn Redmond, a hotel currently under construction in Redmond, for an undisclosed price. Slated to open in first-quarter 2020, the hotel will be the company’s seventh Hilton-branded hotel in the Pacific Northwest. The six-story property will feature 177 guestrooms with Hilton Garden Inn’s signature bedding, in-room hospitality centers with Keurig Coffee and miniature refrigerators, guest laundry and complementary Wi-Fi. …

Songy Highroad, Hyatt Open 11-Story Hotel in Downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA — A joint venture between Songy Highroad and Hyatt Hotels Corp. has opened its 11-story Hyatt Place Centennial Park in downtown Atlanta. The 175-room hotel, which was announced in November 2017, opened on Thursday, Sept. 12. Amenities include ground-level retail space facing Luckie and Marietta streets, a swimming pool, fitness center, lobby bar, onsite food service, parking deck, 2,100 square feet of meeting space and a large aquarium in the lobby paying homage to its neighbor …

Prescott Group Breaks Ground on Multi-Tower Mixed-Use Campus in Turtle Creek Neighborhood of Dallas

DALLAS — Prescott Group has begun the demolition and early construction phase for 2727 Turtle Creek, a five-acre mixed-use campus in the Turtle Creek submarket of Dallas. The development will include an office tower, high-rise apartment tower and a hotel tower. Prescott Group imploded an existing, vacant nine-story office building and parking garage on the site early on Sunday, Sept. 15. The building was the former home of Republic Insurance, according to local media …

JLL Arranges $61M Refinancing for New Hotel in Chicago’s Fulton Market

CHICAGO — JLL has arranged a $61 million loan for the refinancing of Hyatt House Fulton Market, a new 200-room hotel in Chicago’s Fulton Market District. Timothy Joyce, Steven Klein and Nicole Aguiar of JLL arranged the five-year, floating-rate loan on behalf of the borrower, a partnership between Sterling Bay and Wheelock Street Capital. Argentic Real Estate Investments LLC provided the loan, proceeds of which will be used to retire a construction loan. The hotel is the only extended-stay …

TGC Group to Build 95-Room Hotel in Wichita’s Delano District

WICHITA, KAN. — TGC Group plans to break ground this fall on a 95-room Home2 Suites hotel in Wichita’s Delano District. TGC Hospitality Management will manage the hotel, located at 200 N. Sycamore St. The four-story development is slated for completion in winter 2020. All suites will feature separate living and bedroom space. The pet-friendly hotel will include complimentary breakfast and

Urbanica Acquires Land in Miami Beach for $40M, Plans 200-Room Beachfront Hotel

MIAMI BEACH, FLA. — Hotel developer Urbanica has acquired a one-acre plot of land in Miami Beach for $40 million from China City Construction (CCC). Urbanica plans to develop a 200-room, beachfront hotel on the site. The plot is the last undeveloped beachfront lot in North Beach, located between the Deauville Beach Resort and Sterling Condominium buildings on Collins Avenue. Urbanica expects to break ground immediately. Slated to open in approximately two years, the hotel will feature a …

Majestic Realty, Portman Architects Unveil Design of $350M Hotel Near Atlanta Airport

ATLANTA — Majestic Realty has unveiled design plans for its $350 million hotel near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta. Atlanta-based Portman Architects designed the 14-story hotel, which will be situated on the site of the current West economy parking lot. Majestic expects the hotel will be branded under a Hilton flag. Construction of the 541-room hotel, the first to be built at Hartsfield-Jackson and attached to the airport, is expected to begin later this year and …

KSL Capital Partners Agrees to Acquire Historic Grand Hotel on Michigan’s Mackinac Island

MACKINAC ISLAND, MICH. — KSL Capital Partners LLC has agreed to acquire the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island from the Musser family, whose legacy with the hotel dates back over 85 years. Terms of the transaction, expected to close within the next 30 days, were not disclosed. Dan Musser III will remain chairman. The 397-room hotel is a National Historic Landmark that overlooks the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge. Its 660-foot long porch is the world’s longest porch, according to a …

China’s Anbang Agrees to Sell U.S. Hotel Portfolio for $5.8B

BEIJING — China-based Anbang Insurance Group Co. has agreed to sell a luxury U.S. hotel portfolio for more than $5.8 billion, according to several media outlets. Mirae Asset Global Investments, part of a South Korean financial services company, has agreed to acquire the 15 properties. The portfolio includes high-end hotels such as Essex House in Manhattan, Westin St. Francis in San Francisco and InterContinental hotels in Chicago and Miami. Anbang acquired the hotels in 2016 by purchasing …

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