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Rockbridge Acquires 320-Room Hilton Knoxville Hotel in Tennessee

Rockbridge | July 24, 2019

Columbus, OH (JULY 24, 2019) – Rockbridge today announced the acquisition of the 320-room Hilton Knoxville Hotel located in the heart of downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. PM Hotel Group will manage the property. The hotel is ideally located adjacent to the Knoxville Convention Center and within walking distance of the University of Tennessee and Neyland Stadium. It is also close to many attractions, including the Knoxville Museum of Art and historic Market Square. Its proximity to downtown Knoxville provides guests with easy access to a variety of historic landmarks, a vibrant arts, theatre and culinary scene, and a short drive to the Great...

Rockbridge Acquires Recently Renovated 333-Room Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue Hotel

Rockbridge | June 3, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio – June 3, 2019 – Rockbridge today announced the acquisition of the 333-room Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia City Avenue Hotel. Pinnacle Hotel Management will manage the hotel. Located close to downtown Philadelphia, the convention center, and minutes from local historic landmarks as well as St. Joseph's University, the recently renovated hotel is well-regarded and highly rated by both business and leisure travelers. "We are excited to acquire this Courtyard in a great market like Philadelphia," said Chris Diffley, Managing Director, Investment Group at Rockbridge. "We are also pleased to continue our relati...

Rockbridge and Makeready Open The Alida Hotel, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel in Savannah, Georgia

Tribute Portfolio | May 16, 2019

05/16/2019 – Savannah, GA -- Tribute Portfolio, Marriott International's newest collection of independent, characterful hotels, together with Rockbridge and Makeready, has further expanded its portfolio with the recent addition of The Alida Hotel in Savannah, Georgia. As the brand's second hotel in Georgia, The Alida joins modern design with timeless Southern charm, ideally located on Savannah's revitalized riverfront. Designed by Gunn Meyerhoff Shay Architects, the boutique hotel was named after Alida Harper Fowlkes, a celebrated local entrepreneur who worked tirelessly to preserve the cities heritage. Like the city itself, the 1...

Rockbridge Acquires The Tennessean Hotel and Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown Hotel

Rockbridge | February 1, 2019

Columbus, OH (FEBRUARY 1, 2019) – Rockbridge announces the acquisition of The Tennessean Hotel and the Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown Hotel, both of which sit in prime locations in downtown Knoxville. Aimbridge Hospitality will manage both hotels. "We look forward to delivering a transformational renovation to the Knoxville Community that will bring economic prosperity to the region," said Jim Merkel, Rockbridge CEO. "Matt Welch, who led this investment for Rockbridge, was instrumental in delivering our core values, that will result in a win-win-win for our customers, the Knoxville Community, and our investors." The Tennessean fea...

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Adds The Westin Portland Harborview to Its Managed Portfolio

Interstate Hotels & Resorts | January 3, 2019

ARLINGTON, Va. – January 3, 2019 – Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the premier global hotel management company, has been selected by investment group, Rockbridge to manage The Westin Portland Harborview, a historic property in Portland, Maine. The new management contract furthers Interstate's coast-to-coast U.S. expansion following recent acquisitions, adding the Courtyard by Marriott Salt Lake City Downtown, Hyatt House Salt Lake City/Downtown and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Salt Lake City Downtown in Salt Lake City, Utah to its expansive portfolio. "Interstate is proud to be the designated management company fo...

Rockbridge Acquires Hilton at the Arch in Downtown St. Louis

Rockbridge | September 19, 2018

Columbus, OH – September 19, 2018 – Rockbridge announced their acquisition of the historic Hilton At The Arch hotel in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. The 195-room hotel will be managed by HEI Hotels and Resorts. "Rockbridge is excited about the opportunity to refresh this great hotel," said Jim Merkel, Rockbridge CEO. "We are also pleased to be working with HEI, a strong partner, on this project." Rockbridge plans to capitalize on the historic value of the property by renovating its distinctive lobby along with guest rooms, resulting in an improved user experience for both business travelers and vacationers. This acquisition ...

Rockbridge and Musselman Hotels Set to Open Residence Inn Louisville East/Oxmoor in Kentucky

Residence Inn by Marriott | July 25, 2018

Louisville, KY – July 25, 2018 – The 110-suite Residence Inn by Marriott in Louisville, Kentucky is scheduled to open on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Located at 401 Bullitt Lane, the all-suite Residence Inn Louisville East/Oxmoor is owned in a joint venture between Rockbridge and Musselman Hotels. Musselman led the development and will manage the hotel. Located in East Louisville, near the Oxmoor Center and 10 miles from the Louisville International Airport, the Residence Inn Louisville East/Oxmoor offers its guests convenient access to St. Matthews, The Parklands of Floyds Fork and downtown Louisville. Rates vary depending on le...

Chartwell Hospitality and Rockbridge Break Ground on Hampton Inn & Suites Capitol View in Nashville’s North Gulch Urban District

Chartwell Hospitality | June 12, 2018

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – June 12, 2018 – Chartwell Hospitality LLC, an integrated hotel operations and development company, and Rockbridge, an investment firm that has been building and investing in brands for nearly 20 years, announced the recent groundbreaking of the 169-room Hampton Inn & Suites Capitol View, located in downtown Nashville's walkable, dynamic, North Gulch urban district. Construction on the 10-story hotel is expected to complete by Fall 2019. Chartwell and Rockbridge are investing in and will co-develop the hotel, which is the firms' second hotel deal together. Rockbridge currently owns the Hilton Garden Inn ...

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