Trump closes on Miami's Doral Resort, assumes management and taps WATG and Wimberly for renovations

The Trump Organization has closed on its purchase of the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami, has assumed management and announced it is investing more than $200 million in capital improvements, which will reposition the iconic resort over the next 18 months. Trump has hired WATG and Wimberly Interiors to work on the redesign. For the golf courses, Trump has tapped golf course architect Gil Hanse. "My ambition is to bring Doral back to its first 20 years and then top it by a wide margin," Donald Trump said. "When the renovation is complete, Doral will be the greatest resort anywhere in the country." The property will remain fully operational during the renovation, which is expected to conclude in fall 2013.

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