Upland Capital acquires the historic Harbor View Hotel on Martha's Vineyard

Harbor View Hotel

Upland Capital Corporation, founded by Bernard Chiu, acquired the Harbor View Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. The Harbor View Hotel is located in a neighborhood in the heart of Edgartown, and provides scenic views of the ocean, lighthouse and Edgartown Harbor.

Upland Capital is developing plans to renovate the Harbor View Hotel starting late fall 2018. The initiative will preserve the hotel’s classic island decor while improving guest accommodations and public spaces.

“Harbor View Hotel has been an intrinsic part of Edgartown life for well over a century, and has played a vital role in establishing the town as the Vineyard’s tourism heart,” Chiu, a summer resident of Edgartown, said in a statement. “Upland Capital is committed to protecting Harbor View’s well-cultivated legacy. We will retain all the attributes that make the hotel—and Edgartown—so special, while elevating its reputation among the premier hotels in the Northeast U.S.”


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A fixture on the Vineyard for 127 years, Harbor View Hotel offers luxury guestrooms and suites in historic Edgartown. From its veranda, the hotel provides views of Edgartown Harbor, the Vineyard’s sailing and yachting location. The hotel's two restaurants, the Lighthouse Grill and Henry’s Hotel Bar, utilize ingredients found right on the island. Chiu has retained Scout Hotel & Resort Management to operate the historic hotel, which has welcomed visitors since 1891.

Upland Capital Corporation is a privately held asset management and real estate investment firm based in Boston, established by Bernard Chiu to manage his personal and family assets. The company's holdings include office, retail, private and public golf courses and resorts, and hospitality assets in locations throughout the New England area.

Scout Hotel & Resort Management is a full-service, independent hotel management company with a track record of success in operating in seasonal resort markets. The company offers a full range of management services for hotels and resorts located in the Eastern U.S.