News for the Hospitality Executive
a Multi-million dollar Restoration; Liquidation Sale to be Conducted
by NCL/National Content Liquidators, Inc.
|July 2009 – Clearwater, FL – The planned $100 million dollar plus restoration
and renovation of the Belleview Biltmore Resort has begun with the closing
of the hotel on June 1st. The hotel’s owners have retained the services
of NCL/National Content Liquidators, leading experts in hotel liquidation
management, to clear the hotel of its current contents as a prelude to
the property’s redevelopment.
The hotel opened in 1897, built by railroad tycoon Henry B. Plant and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in December of 1979. Known as the “White Queen of the Gulf”, the hotel occupies 22 landscaped acres atop a 30-foot bluff in the residential community of Belleair. The resort overlooks the western Intracoastal Waterway.
The projected grand reopening is January 2012, to coincide with the resort’s 115 year anniversary. Although the hotel has closed, the Belleview Biltmore Golf Club will remain open during the entire restoration process.
NCL’s liquidation sale begins Thursday, July 9th at 10:00 am and is open to both the hospitality industry and the general public. It will continue daily, Monday-Saturday, 10:00 am-7:00 pm and Sunday, 12:00-5:00 pm. The sale is expected to be well attended so early arrival is encouraged as the sale is “first come, first served”.
Items of interest for sale will be the complete contents of the hotel’s 246 guestrooms and suites, featuring king and queen sleigh beds, 25” and 19”color TV’s, armoires (many styles), writing desks, artwork, lamps, loveseats, chandeliers and ceiling fans. Also available will be the Palm Court furnishings, antique pine panel doors, pedestal sinks, lobby furnishings, (2) bars with all under bar equipment, commercial kitchen equipment, office furnishings, PTAC units, pool and patio furnishings, commercial laundry equipment and other items too numerous to mention.
To view photographs of select sale items, visit NCL’s website at www.nclsales.com under current sales events.
For further information on this event, contact NCL President, Don Hayes at 937-609-1399