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Turnberry Associates Acquires Union Station - A Wyndham Historic Hotel, 
Nashville; Plans Multi-million dollar Restoration
NASHVILLE, Tenn - Aug. 18, 2005 -- Aventura, Florida based Turnberry Associates and Nashville based Corner Partnership have announced the purchase of Union Station - A Wyndham Historic Hotel in the heart of Downtown Nashville. 

A classic Romanesque masterpiece built in 1900, Union Station was the cornerstone of elegance and sophistication in travel for many generations. For the first time in many years, the former historic train station will be locally owned and managed. 

"Turnberry Associates is proud to continue to invest in Nashville. We have a high regard for the city as a vibrant and evolving destination. We look forward to continue our contribution to the destination with the repositioning and revitalization of this iconic classic hotel," says Philip Goldfarb, Executive Vice President of Turnberry Associates Hospitality Division. "As a hospitality company, we recognize the unique opportunity to restore the once held prominence and grandeur to the Union Station Hotel, coupled with respectful recognition to a National Historic Landmark with over a hundred years of history to tell through distinctive luxury service in a uniquely memorable property," adds Goldfarb. 

The multi-million dollar renovation will include extensive upgrades to all guestrooms, the main lobby and retail shops, refurbishment of restaurant, lounge and meeting/banquet space. 

Turnberry Associates - Aventura, FL 
Founded in 1967 by Donald Soffer, Turnberry Associates is one of the country's leading full-service real estate development and property management firms. The company has to its credit the development of more than $5 billion in commercial and residential property. This includes approximately 20 million square feet of retail space, some 5,000 luxury apartments and condominium units and 1.5 million square feet of class-A office space. Turnberry's hotel and resort properties include Hilton Nashville Downtown, Orlando Marriott Downtown, Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Orlando, Courtyard by Marriott at Aventura Mall, Residence Inn by Marriott at Aventura Mall and Hampton Inn Hallandale Beach/Aventura. Future projects include sites in Destin, FL and Las Vegas, Nevada. 

About Union Station - A Wyndham Historic Hotel 
Union Station, a historic hotel that captures the elegance and excitement of America at the turn of the century, is located in the heart of Music City, USA. The lobby features a 65-foot vaulted ceiling of stained glass, glittering gold-leaf mirrors and bas-relief sculptures. Combining historic charm with the best of today's modern amenities in 125 spacious guest rooms and suites, Union Station offers 12,000 sq. feet of meeting space available for business meetings, special events and milestone celebrations.  

Turnberry Associates, Aventura
Lynn Mucciano, 305-937-6200
Also See: Hilton Suites Nashville Downtown Changes Name to Hilton Nashville Downtown; With 330 Suites and 15,000 Sq Ft of Meeting Space Hotel Was not a Typical Suite Property / May 2004
MGM MIRAGE and Turnberry Associates Joint Venture to Build Potentially Six 40-story Condominium-hotels on MGM Grand Resort's Las Vegas Property / Dec 2002

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