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JLL Arranges $57.6M Refinancing for Chicago Home2Suites Hotel

CHICAGO — JLL Capital Markets has arranged a $57.6 million refinancing for the Home2Suites by Hilton Chicago River North, a newly constructed, 206-suite extended-stay hotel in Chicago’s downtown River North neighborhood. Opened in early 2019, the 17-story hotel features a fitness center, business center, outdoor terrace, complimentary breakfast, meeting space and a ground-floor restaurant. Keith Largay, Jeff Bucaro, Nicole Aguiar and Brian Walsh of JLL arranged the floating-rate loan on …

Geolo Capital, JW Capital Sell Thompson Hotel in D.C. for $120M

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Geolo Capital and JW Capital Partners have sold Thompson Washington D.C., a 225-room hotel that opened Jan. 8, to Hamburg, Germany-based Union Investment for $120 million. Union Investment agreed to purchase the hotel more than two years before its completion. Geolo and JW Capital Partners developed Thompson Hotel over the past three years. Following the sale, the Geolo and JW Capital Partners joint venture will remain a long-term tenant, leasing the property back from …

Berkadia Arranges $140M in Construction Financing for Four Orlando Hotels Near Disney World

ORLANDO, FLA. — Berkadia has arranged $140 million in combined financing for four extended-stay hotels totaling nearly 1,000 rooms that will be part of Flamingo Crossings, a master-planned development located at the western entrance to the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. Justin Ownby of Berkadia’s Tampa office together with Adrienne Kautzman and Mauricio Rodriguez of Berkadia’s Hotels & Hospitality team arranged the financing on behalf of the borrower and developer, Huntsville, …

MGM Growth Properties, Blackstone REIT to Buy MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay Casinos in Las Vegas for $4.6B

LAS VEGAS — MGM Growth Properties has agreed to form a joint venture with Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust Inc. to acquire the Las Vegas real estate assets of the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay casinos and resorts for $4.6 billion. MGM Growth (NYSE: MGP) will own 50.1 percent of the joint venture, and Blackstone Real Estate, a non-traded REIT managed by Blackstone (NYSE: BX), will own 49.9 percent. The MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay comprise 9,743 hotel rooms combined, as well as approximately …

Maverick Gaming Agrees to Buy Eldorado Shreveport Resort Casino for $230M

SHREVEPORT, LA. — Eldorado Resorts Inc. has agreed to sell the Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport, located on the banks of the Red River in Shreveport in the northwest corner of Louisiana. Maverick Gaming LLC will purchase the asset for $230 million. The property features 400 hotel rooms, six restaurants, two nightclubs, 1,400 slot machines, 50 gaming tables and a full-service spa. The transaction is scheduled to close in the first half of this year, prior to or at the same time as …

Portman Holdings, DDRM Begin Construction of 26-Story Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — Atlanta-based Portman Holdings, Irvins, Utah-based DDRM and city officials broke ground for Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 10. The developers received $377 million in financing for the project, located at the northwest corner of 200 S and West Temple in Salt Lake City. Situated adjacent to the Salt Palace Convention Center, the 26-story Hyatt Regency Salt Lake City will feature 700 guest rooms, approximately 60,000 square feet of meeting space, two …

Marriott Sells Sheraton Phoenix Downtown to Blackstone Group for $268M

PHOENIX — A subsidiary of Marriott International has completed the disposition of Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, located at 340 N. Third St. in Phoenix. An affiliate of The Blackstone Group acquired the asset for $268 million. The hotel features 1,003 guest rooms, nearly 77,000 square feet of meeting space, a fitness center and lap pool. Marriott acquired the hotel in 2018 and began a major renovation to create a showcase hotel for the new Sheraton brand vision. The project is slated for …

MCR Purchases 127-Room SpringHill Suites in Green Bay, Wisconsin

GREEN BAY, WIS. — MCR Hotels, an owner and operator, has purchased the 127-room SpringHill Suites by Marriott Green Bay for an undisclosed price. The hotel is in close proximity to the Green Bay Packers’ Lambeau Field. Located at 1011 Tony Canadeo Run, the property features free breakfast, Wi-Fi, a convenience store, fitness center, indoor pool, business center and 1,020 square feet of meeting space. The seller was

JLL Arranges Sale of 161-Room Crowne Plaza Hotel in Lake Oswego, Oregon

LAKE OSWEGO, ORE. — JLL has brokered the sale of Crowne Plaza Portland-Lake Oswego, a full-service hotel located at 14811 Kruse Oaks Drive in Lake Oswego. BHG Hotels, an owner, developer and operator in the Pacific Northwest, purchased the asset for an undisclosed price. Situated 10 miles south of Portland, the six-story hotel features 161 guest rooms, 5,670 square feet of meeting and event space, Oswego Atrium Restaurant & Bar, a 24-hour business center, 24-hour fitness center, …

Noble Investment Group Buys 302-Room, Dual-Branded Hotel Asset in Downtown Denver

DENVER — Noble Investment Group has purchased a dual-branded hotel property in downtown Denver for an undisclosed price. The asset includes Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Denver and Homewood Suites by Hilton Downtown Denver. The name of the seller was not released. The hotels feature a combined 302 guest rooms; health and fitness facilities; an indoor pool and whirlpool; 7,000 square feet of meeting and boardroom space; and a restaurant, 550 Bar and Patio. The properties are located in …

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