Investra Capital Group Ltd and Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) Complete Joint Venture Acquisition of 12 Hotel Portfolio

“As we grow our footprint into the U.S., our acquisition philosophy aligns with HVMG’s, as we both remain focused on assets in strong secondary and tertiary markets flanked by strong corporate, government, healthcare and university demand generators,” said Mobeen Jassat, Investra Capital Inc, CEO. “With their successful industry track record in maximizing asset value and seasoned acquisition and operation expertise, we are confident HVMG will act as the ideal stewards of these hotels as they quickly achieve improved performance as the respective segment leaders in each sub-market.”

    “The acquisition of these 12 assets brings Investra’s portfolio to a total of 20 hospitality assets across the U.S. since its initial acquisition in 2014,” said Zaid Randeree, Investra Capital Group Limited, CEO. “This also is in line with Investra’s strategy of steady, focused acquisition and growth of assets in the select service hospitality sector across the USA.”

    “In the first few months of 2018, HVMG has added 16 hotels totaling 2,611 rooms to its portfolio of full- and select-service and extended-stay hotels across the United States, putting us on track for an historic growth year,” said Robert S. Cole, president and CEO, HVMG. “We continue to seek best-in-class partners like Investra as we selectively target hotels that can benefit from repositioning and/or capital improvements located in top tier markets. Our goal remains to be the most sought-after operator, employer and trusted partner in the hospitality industry.”

    The hotels include:

    Courtyard Atlanta Marietta I-75 North – Marietta, Ga. (146 rooms)
    Courtyard Atlanta Norcross Peachtree Corners – Norcross, Ga. (131 rooms)
    Courtyard Atlanta Marietta Windy Hill/Ballpark – Atlanta, Ga. (127 rooms)
    Courtyard Austin University – Austin, Texas (198 rooms)
    Fairfield Inn Suites Austin University – Austin, Texas (63 rooms)
    Courtyard Dallas Addison Midway – Addison, Texas (145 rooms)
    Hyatt House Dallas Richardson – Richardson, Texas (130 rooms)
    Courtyard Grand Rapids Airport – Grand Rapids, Mich. (84 rooms)
    Courtyard Detroit Southfield – Southfield, Mich. (147 rooms)
    Fairfield Inn Suites Indianapolis Airport – Indianapolis, Ind. (86 rooms)
    Residence Inn Indianapolis Airport – Indianapolis, Ind. (95 rooms)
    Courtyard Cleveland Beachwood – Beachwood, Ohio (113 rooms)

    “With these additional 12 assets, our portfolio now contains a combined total of 25 Marriott- and Hyatt-flagged hotels across the United States,” Cole noted. “We are very familiar with each of these brands, as well as the unique demands of each of the regions and traveler types, allowing us to improve bottom lines and guest satisfaction scores expeditiously.”

    About Investra

    Investra is a private equity firm specializing in sponsoring and asset managing commercial real estate investments in U.K and U.S.A. The company manages its investment activities from its offices in London and Atlanta. The principals have been involved in transactions valued at just over £1 billion in the United Kingdom alone and in over US$400m in U.S.A. Since 2014 Investra has successfully acquired eight select-service hospitality assets, excluding the current portfolio.

    About Hospitality Ventures Management Group

    Hospitality Ventures Management Group is a privately owned, fully-integrated hotel investment and management group that specializes in turning around and repositioning underperforming hotels, as well as maximizing the performance of stabilized hotels. It currently operates 45 hotels in 18 states totaling 7,674 guest rooms. HVMG operates independent and boutique hotels and resorts, as well as full-service, select service and extended stay hotels under the Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, and IHG brands. Visit www.hvmg.com for more information.

    Article source: https://www.hospitalitynet.org/news/4087903.html

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