Atlantic City, NJ (PRWEB) February 24, 2014
TJM Atlantic City, today announces the purchase of The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Plans for an official Grand Opening are scheduled for this coming May.
The Claridge Hotel, once known by its 1929 nickname "Skyscraper by the Sea", radiates a breathtaking Manhattanesque design situated in the prime center of the Atlantic City’s boardwalk. One of the last remaining architectural masterpieces from the Boardwalk Empire Era, The Claridge Hotel housed such legends as Marylyn Monroe, Al Capone, Nucky Johnson, Princess Grace of Monaco and Frank Sinatra.
"We are excited about this new opportunity for us in Atlantic City," said Sherry Amos, TJM Atlantic City’s Spokesperson. "The distinct beauty and rich history of The Claridge Hotel, combined with our new plans for revitalization, will surely provide guests with a new popular destination to visit. Our dedication to customer service will set a new standard with attention to detail being paramount."
The new owner, TJM Atlantic City, is a subsidiary of the Florida firm TJM Properties, Inc., which is a privately held Real Estate firm owned and operated by Terence J. McCarthy of St. Petersburg, Florida. TJM Atlantic City plans to position the property with the 1920’s era theming that will blend perfectly with this architecturally stunning historic hotel. Additional enhancements will be added including new themed restaurants, an elegant lobby bar and many new entertainment options, soon to be announced. These new attractions will certainly add a new appeal for Atlantic City and Jersey Shore destination travelers.
The "New" Claridge Hotel will target all market segments such as leisure travelers, families, group travel and convention business. Emphasis will be placed on providing unique service amenities such as private limo transportation, shopping and golf packages, state of the art cardio health club with pilates, spectacular entertainment in the 600 seat Las Vegas style cabaret showroom and an elegant ballroom facility to host weddings and private functions. The Claridge Hotel will also appeal to casino customers who can visit the Bally’s Casino conveniently connected to second floor entrance.
The "New" Claridge Hotel boasts 500 rooms, a prime location, centered in front of Brighton Park on the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk. The property sits on the prestigious address of Boardwalk and Park Place and offers the sprawling beach and unique ocean front experience. Only one block to the world renowned Tangers Outlet Shops, The Claridge Hotel guests can enjoy shopping at over 100 retail locations. Also a few steps away are the famed Pier shops and the historic Boardwalk Hall.
Additional information regarding room reservations, employment opportunities and property developments will soon be posted as they become available on The Claridge Hotel’s official web site Claridge.com.
About TJM Properties, Inc.
TJM Properties, Inc., is a privately held Real Estate firm owned and operated by Terence J. McCarthy of St. Petersburg, Florida. The company owns 10 hotels in the Tampa Bay Area, three under the Quality Inn, Baymont Inn and Howard Johnson flags. The company also owned and operated more than 19 Senior Living Communities with over 2,500 units. In August, they sold 15 of the Senior Living properties for more than $200 million.