Cronheim, GEM Arrange $20.8M Construction Loan for New Hotel in Coastal Maryland
OCEAN CITY, MD. — Cronheim Hotel Capital (CHC) and GEM Equity Markets (GEM) have arranged a $20.8 million construction loan for Cambria Resorts & Conference Center, a 133-room hotel that will be constructed on North First Street in Ocean City. CHC and GEM arranged the two-year loan through a consortium of Maryland-based credit unions on behalf of the developer, a joint venture between Ocean City-based Pinnacle Hospitality Solutions and Philadelphia-based The Wankawala Organization. Choice Hotels International Inc., owner of the Cambria brand, granted a 30-year franchise to the hotel developers.