Keyword: LaSalle Hotel Properties
Tenacity and an eagerness to learn helped Donte Johnson go from the front desk to leading hotels in Washington, Miami and now Baltimore.
A 130-percent spike in portfolio acquisitions helped to drive hotel deal volume to $34 billion last year, according to JLL.
2018 saw some major deals totaling $18.3 billion and approximately 51,100 hotel rooms with an average sale price per room of $357,000, according to LWHA.
The Americas Lodging Investment Summit honored the executives and companies responsible for the most influential hotel industry deals in 2018.
The historic Marker San Francisco Hotel, a Joie de Vivre property, updated its public spaces to celebrate its early days while stepping into the 21st century.
Blackstone Mortgage Trust, a subsidiary of Blackstone Group, supplied three loans to Highgate totaling $247.57 million to acquire the New York hotel.
These are the first two sales from the Maryland-based real estate investment trust following its $5.2 billion merger with LaSalle Hotel Properties in November.
The loan will provide funding for the proposed merger, as well as financing to pay off outstanding debt owed by LaSalle, as well as other transaction closing costs.
With the planned acquisition of LaSalle imminent, Pebblebrook is looking to offload as much as $1 billion in assets.
LaSalle’s board of trustees decided that Pebblebrook’s offer constituted a "superior proposal" as defined in the Blackstone merger agreement.