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Noble Investment Group Acquires the 149-room
Courtyard by Marriott Columbus Downtown in Ohio

ATLANTA, March 21, 2013 -- Noble Investment Group (Noble), a leading lodging and hospitality investment organization, announced the acquisition of the Courtyard by Marriott Columbus Downtown. This historic redevelopment of a 149 room hotel boasts a highly prominent location along West Spring Street in the heart of downtown near Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. The Courtyard by Marriott Columbus Downtown is situated on the urban edge of the city known as the "Arena District" and within walking distance of the State Capitol and the greater Columbus Convention Center. The area is home to notable corporations including; JP Morgan Chase, American Electric Power, Honda of America, Ohio Health's Grant Medical Center and Wexner Medical Center as well world headquarters for Nationwide Insurance.

"Noble will soon begin a complete property upgrade of the hotel which we believe will enable our team to significantly enhance the property's performance and maximize its position in the dynamic Columbus market," said Ben Brunt, a Noble principal.

The Courtyard by Marriott Columbus Downtown will offer a vast array of amenities including a redesigned lobby space to include enhanced food and beverage options at The Bistro®, free wi-fi access, an interactive GoBoard® touchscreen for guest connectedness to the local area, and flexible and comfortable spaces to work or relax.

About Noble Investment Group
Founded in 1993, the Noble organization is a value-added investor that specializes in the lodging and hospitality real estate sector. Through its discretionary private equity real estate funds, Noble has invested more than $2 billion in upper upscale and upscale hotels throughout the United States which are affiliated with premium brands by Marriott, Hyatt, Hilton and Starwood. For additional information, please visit


Bonnie Herring
Director, Corporate Communications
Noble Investment Group
(404) 262-9660

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