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HFF Arranges $30.5M Refinancing for Chicago’s Kinzie Hotel

CHICAGO — HFF has arranged a $30.5 million loan for the refinancing of Kinzie Hotel, a 215-room boutique hotel in Chicago’s River North. Constructed in 2003 as an Amalfi Hotel, the property was renovated and transformed into the Kinzie Hotel in 2014. The hotel, which occupies the first six floors of a 385,000-square-foot Class A office building, has its own lobby entrance and elevators on the first floor. Other hotel features include a lounge, fitness center and 2,300 square feet of meeting …

Broadreach, Rockwood Break Ground on $250M Bay Area Mixed-Use Project

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. — Broadreach Capital Partners and Rockwood Capital have broken ground on Ameswell Mountain View, a mixed-use development situated on one of last fully entitled development sites in Mountain View, just northwest of San Jose. Located at the convergence of U.S. 101 and State Route 85, the property is the culmination of four years of planning and land assemblage by Broadreach. Situated on 10 acres, the project will feature a 220,000-square-foot, Class A office building …

DDG to Build 157-Room Marriott-Branded Hotel Within Irving’s Las Colinas District

IRVING, TEXAS — Local general contractor DDG Construction will soon begin construction of a 157-room Element Hotel. The 12-story property will be part of the Marriott International’s family of hotels and will be located within the 12,000-acre Las Colinas business district. Amenities will include a 2,300-square-foot ballroom and an enlarged fitness area. Houston-based Lodgic Hospitality will own and operate the new hotel. Dallas-based Mayse & Associates Inc. provided design

JLL Arranges $330.7M Construction Loan for 1,055-Room Hotel in Boston

BOSTON — JLL has arranged a $330.7 million loan for the construction of the Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport, a 1,055-room luxury hotel being developed in Boston’s Seaport District. Completion is slated for early 2021. Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport will be located across the street from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The property will be the fourth-largest hotel in Massachusetts by room count and will also feature 111,700 square feet of meeting and convention space, …

Neema Hospitality Acquires Fairfield Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Near Pittsburgh

SLIPPERY ROCK AND CANONSBURG, PA. — Neema Hospitality has acquired the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Slippery Rock and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites in Canonsburg. The sales price was undisclosed. The 75-room Fairfield Inn & Suites is located north of Pittsburgh nearby Slippery Rock University. Amenities include complimentary hot breakfast, free Wi-Fi, in-room microwaves and an indoor pool. The 90-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites is located south of Pittsburgh in Canonsburg. …

Carpenter & Co. Tops Out 61-Story Hotel and Residential Tower in Boston

BOSTON — Cambridge-based developer Carpenter & Co. has topped out One Dalton, a 61-story hotel and residential tower in Boston. The tower will include a 215-room Four Seasons hotel and 160 residential condominiums. Carpenter & Co. is developing One Dalton, which was designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and Cambridge Seven Associates. Suffolk is the builder. At 742 feet tall, One Dalton will be Boston’s third-tallest tower after the 790-foot tower at 200 Clarendon St. formerly …

AHIP Completes $5.2M Renovation of Embassy Suites Hotel in Irving

IRVING, TEXAS — American Hotel Income Properties REIT LP (AHIP) has completed the $5.2 million renovation of the Embassy Suites DFW South, a hotel located near Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Irving. The project delivered a rebuilt atrium with a new bar and breakfast restaurant, as well as new elevators and a fresh paint job on the building’s

Majestic, Hickman to Develop 200-Room Hotel Within Fort Worth Stockyards

FORT WORTH, TEXAS — Stockyards Heritage Development Co., a partnership between California-based Majestic Realty Co. and Fort Worth-based The Hickman Cos., will develop Hotel Drover, a 200-room boutique hotel that will be located within the Fort Worth Stockyards redevelopment. Operating under Marriott International’s Autograph Collection, the hotel will include an event barn, 15,000 square feet of meeting space, swimming pool, lounge with a fireplace and library, courtyard and a restaurant …

Braves Development, Encore to Build 140-Room Aloft Hotel at The Battery Atlanta

ATLANTA — Braves Development Co. (BDC), in partnership with Encore Hospitality LLC, has unveiled plans to construct a 140-room Aloft Hotel at The Battery Atlanta, a 1.5 million-square-foot mixed-use development in Cobb County. BDC owns and operates the development, which is home to retail, restaurants, an Omni Hotel, The Coca-Cola Roxy concert venue, multifamily residences and a Comcast office tower. The mixed-use village surrounds SunTrust Park, the new home ballpark of the Atlanta Braves. …

Hilton Opens its First Tri-branded Hotel at Chicago’s Convention Center

CHICAGO — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) has opened its first tri-branded hotel featuring a Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn and Home2 Suites at Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center. First Hospitality Group Inc. is the developer and manager. The 23-story property includes 184 Hilton Garden Inn rooms, 187 Hampton Inn rooms and 95 suites within the Home2 Suites. A sky bridge provides guests convenient access to the convention center. Amenities include an exercise room, indoor pool, 24-hour business …

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