August 10, 2022

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REIT sells Westlake hotel for $3.6 million

The Sonesta ES Suites in Westlake was bought July 1 for $3.6 million by an affiliate of Support Houses Have faith in (Nasdaq: SVC) as it checks out of the prolonged-continue to be brand.

The new owner, Galaxy HG Westlake LLC, in accordance to Cuyahoga County land information, is affiliated with Galaxy Management Group of Frisco, Texas.

An operator of the Westlake hotel, which is at 30100 Clemens Highway, explained the new proprietor strategies to go on to run it as portion of the Sonesta model but declined to supply extra facts or a cellphone range for the new proprietor.

Galaxy Administration and other hotel teams at the exact Texas deal with — DMC Motels and Dhillon Administration — are led by Jagmohan Dhillon, who normally takes the title of CEO at the companies. He also integrated Galaxy HG Westlake LLC, in accordance to Ohio incorporation documents. A profile on the About.Me web page by Dhillon stated he has obtained 39 accommodations underneath numerous entities since 2001.

The sale is portion of a portfolio of 15 accommodations beneath the Sonesta Brand that Service Properties, which beforehand did organization less than the identify Hospitality Properties Believe in, announced July 7 it experienced offered. The disposition is portion of a strategy to exit non-core accommodations and enhance the good quality of its portfolio.

The seller did not disclose how much the portfolio marketed for or establish any of the buyers. On the other hand, the real estate financial investment have confidence in stated it has offered a whole of 57 Sonesta attributes, with a total of complete 7,272 suites, for mixture proceeds of $496.4 million.

The offer is one more signal of how some hotels are dropping worth as they age and are promoting at a low cost next the pandemic.

The Westlake property sale for $3.6 million suggests it traded for considerably less than the $4.56 million that the REIT paid for it in 2016. The latest sale price is also less than the $3.87 million market price that Cuyahoga County assigns it for assets tax applications. There are 104 suites at the Sonesta ES Suites in Westlake, in accordance to on the net facts service CoStar.

A distinctive customer obtained the Sonesta ES Suites in Middleburg Heights for $6.6 million in May possibly from Service Properties. Nevertheless, it is a significantly bigger assets with 158 suites.

Sonesta ES Suites is the manufacturer operating a fleet of very first-technology prolonged-remain, minimal-service houses. Sonestas formerly ended up Home Inns right before Marriott Worldwide (Nasdaq: MAR) of Bethesda, Maryland, changed them with new homes and a substantially various, and much less dwelling-like, style and design.

The Westlake Sonesta ES Suites dates from 1988, CoStar described.