Chicago-Based Hotel Investment and Management Company Arbor Lodging Partners Announces $135 Million Portfolio Acquisition

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Arbor Lodging Partners Expands in Five Markets, Increasing Its Portfolio to 25 Hotels Nationwide

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Chicago-based hotel investment and management company, Arbor Lodging Partners, announced today the $135 million acquisition of the Hampton Inn Santa Barbara/Goleta, Hampton Inn Boston/Norwood, Hampton Inn & Suites Minneapolis/Bloomington, Hyatt Place Dallas/Arlington, Springhill Suites Minneapolis/Bloomington and Residence Inn Salt Lake City Downtown hotels. Expanding its portfolio to 25 full-service and select-service hotels, Arbor Lodging Partners continues to establish its expertise as a national player in the hospitality industry. Going forward, the hotels will be managed by Arbor Lodging Partners’ affiliate, Arbor Lodging Management.

“We are thrilled to have added such a diverse set of properties and markets to our portfolio in our continued efforts to make value-add investments in the hospitality space,” said Vamsi Bonthala, Chief Executive Officer of Arbor Lodging Partners. “Consistent with our strategic investment plans, as well as the guiding principles of Arbor Lodging, we relish the opportunity to invest in, and make an economic impact on, each of the local Minneapolis, Santa Barbara, Boston, Dallas and Salt Lake City communities, all while continuing our own growth as an influential investment and management firm.”

Upon acquisition, Arbor Lodging Partners will begin renovations of each property to include modern updates to all guestrooms, guest bathrooms, lobbies and common areas, as well as meeting spaces and food and beverage outlets.

“Each hotel is well-situated in its own community and has a long history of guest satisfaction for both corporate and leisure travelers, alike,” said Sheenal Patel, Chief Executive Officer of Arbor Lodging Management. “We are excited to work closely with each property team to continue to drive success by improving operations where necessary and creating memorable and engaging experiences for guests.”

Arbor Lodging’s fully integrated hotel investment and hotel management platform now owns 25 hotels throughout the United States. The portfolio consists of a range of hotels under brands such as Curio Collection by Hilton, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard by Marriott, Hilton Garden Inn, Residence Inn, Homewood Suites, and more.

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Arbor Lodging is a Chicago-based national owner and operator of hotels. The company was founded in 2005 with the goal of uniting the best practices of enterprising hotel operators and sophisticated institutional investors to effectively underwrite and execute investments in the lodging space. Arbor Lodging Partners makes investments in hotels, acquires loans secured by hotels and, through its affiliate Arbor Lodging Management, manages operations for its own hotels and those owned by third parties. A leading hotel management company with a range of services, Arbor Lodging Management is a Hilton Hotels Worldwide, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and InterContinental Hotels Group approved operator. The company has been designated one of the nation's top hotel companies by Hotel Management Magazine. In 2017, Hotel Phillips Kansas City, an Arbor Lodging-managed property, made Architectural Digest’s list of the ‘Most Beautiful Hotels in Every State.’ To learn more about Arbor Lodging, visit

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