Podcast: James Chung, Founder and CEO of The Econic Company

Retail veteran James Chung launched the econic company in 2021 with a singular goal in mind: to provide seamless, bespoke services to landlords and tenants alike in a landscape unlike any...
Seattle, Marriott, Bellevue, Fairmont, Sonoma, Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Barbara, Westin, Pasadena, La Jolla, Watermark Lodging Trust, Brookfield

1,072 Rooms in Three Properties Across NorCal Part of Brookfield’s $3.8B Hotel Deal with...

EDITOR’S NOTE: The West Coast properties acquired in the transaction include the following hotels:Seattle Marriott Bellevue - 384 roomsFairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa - 226 roomsThe Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco...
Clayton Korte, Fulldraw Vineyard, Templeton Gap, Paso Robles

Clayton Korte Transforms Fulldraw Vineyard through Multiphase Project

By Bekka Wiedenmeyer Located in the center of Central Coast wine country in Paso Robles, Calif. is Fulldraw Vineyard, a 100-acre property nestled in the natural maritime setting of the...
Hyatt Place San Jose Airport

Silicon Valley Hotels Sell for $117.3MM Even as Recovery Lags

By Meghan Hall Within the Bay Area’s hospitality industry, an interesting trend has arisen: While the sector struggles to recover amid limited demand from consumers, the market is still seeing...
Pebblebrook, Villa Florence, San Francisco, Union Square, Sir Francis Drake Hotel,

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust Executes Contract to Sell Villa Florence San Francisco for $87.5MM

By Meghan Hall Maryland-based Pebblebrook Hotel Trust has executed a contract to sell the Villa Florence San Francisco on Union Square Hotel. According to a statement from the company, the...
Atlas Hospitality Group, Alila Ventana Inn, Big Sur, San Diego, Hotel Indigo, JW Marriott Le Merigot Santa Monica, Hyatt Regency LAX, Sheraton Hotel Milpitas, Santa Clara, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Sir Francis Drake Hotel

Report: Record Transactions Show Strong Belief in Future of California’s Hotel Industry

By Catherine Sweeney  Despite the year of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, investors are taking to California’s hotel sector at record numbers. According to the 2021 Mid-Year Hotel Survey...
Rendering from SB Architects

193-Room Hotel & 57-Room Condo Project Planned Along Sacramento River 

By Catherine Sweeney A mixed-use project along the riverfront in West Sacramento hangs in the mix after it was initially approved in December of 2019. The project, which was proposed...
San Jose, Urban Catalyst, Silicon Valley, Marriott

San Jose City Council Approves Urban Catalyst’s Extended-Stay Marriott in City’s Downtown West

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Urban Catalyst, Silicon Valley's premier Opportunity Zone Fund, announced today that the San Jose City Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday to build an extended-stay Marriott in San...
Half Moon Bay Lodge, Invest West Financial, Half Moon Bay Lodge LLC, Pacifica Hotels, Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay Lodge Trades Hands for $22.75MM

By Meghan Hall The Half Moon Bay Lodge, an 80-key hotel located less than a mile from the coast, has sold as travel begins to resume. In a deal that...
Summit Hotel Properties, Hilton Garden Inn San Francisco Airport North, San Francisco

BioMed Realty Buys 169-Room Hilton Garden Inn Near San Francisco Airport for $75MM

(EDITOR'S NOTE: According to published reports, the property was purchased by an entity associated with BioMed Realty.) AUSTIN, Texas -- Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE: INN) (the "Company") today announced...

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