LAUDERDALE BEACHSIDE HOTEL SELLS FOR $17M
LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA, FLA. — CBRE has arranged the $17 milllion sale of the 147-room Lauderdale Beachside Hotel, located at 4660 N. Ocean Drive in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, a town north of downtown Fort Lauderdale in Florida’s Broward County. Florida Development Group purchased the hotel, which features two swimming pools, 150 feet of beachfront access, a restaurant and tiki bar on the sand. The Miami-based CBRE Hotels team involved in the transaction include Christian Charre, Robert Taylor, Paul Weimer and Natalie Castillo. Ken Pearson and Chris Shamaly of CBRE’s Dallas office managed the sales process on behalf of Maria Yip, the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Trustee for Ocean 4660 LLC. The asset was once subject to foreclosure but filed for bankruptcy protection instead. CBRE worked closely with the trustee’s legal counsel, Drew Dilworth of Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A. in Miami.