CBRE Hotels Sells Crowne Plaza Dublin Ohio

Columbus, Ohio – November 6, 2013 – CBRE Hotels, acting as the exclusive advisor to Dublin Metro Hotel LLC, announced the sale of the 215-room Crowne Plaza situated at 600 Metro Place in Dublin, Ohio. The asset sold to Waramaug Dublin LLC who plans at least $6 million dollars in significant renovations. The hotel will retain Crowne Plaza affiliation.

The Crowne Plaza is located in Dublin, the northwest Columbus suburb that hosted the prestigious President’s Cup in October of 2013. On a 10.67-acre site, the Intercontinental Hotel Group affiliated property offers 13,000 SF of meeting space, full service bar and restaurant, business and fitness centers, and a newly renovated indoor pool.

Eric Belfrage, First Vice President of CBRE Hotels in Columbus, and James Johnson, Senior Vice President of CBRE Hotels in Chicago, advised Dublin Metro Hotel LLC in this transaction.

Mr. Belfrage noted, “The hotel is extremely well located in a premiere 70% corporate market. Performing at a 65% RevPAR index, the Crowne Plaza Dublin was in need of major property renovations. With the buyer’s significant planned improvements, this hotel can compete far more effectively among Dublin’s 14 hotels and offer guests an outstanding price/value relationship.”

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