France offers many worthwhile destinations and interesting tourist regions, but is also an important destination for business travel. Hotel operators therefore find a large market here and so do hotel investors. This article is based on the unique Top 150 Real Estate Investors France – List of Buyers of Residential, Commercial and Hotel Properties.
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1. ICAMAP Advisory France
ICAMAP is a Luxembourg-based investment company with a Paris branch (ICAMAP Advisory France) and a London branch (ICAMAP Advisory France). ICAMAP launches special real estate funds for institutional investors and family offices. The assets under management amount to more than 1.6 billion euros. ICAMAP is also active in the hotel sector. Together with Canada’s Ivanhoé Cambridge (Quebec), over two-thirds of the shares in the EasyHotel group in London – a super budget hotel chain – were acquired in 2019 via the Citrus UK joint venture.
2. SD2P (Société de Développement Professionnel Pierre Esnée)
SD2P is considered No. 1 in the French tourism industry when it comes to hotel investments. The company, led by Pierre and Marie-Laure Esnée, is involved in many hotel projects. In addition to renowned Parisian hotels, the group owns two to five-star hotels with a total of 11,000 rooms in France, Switzerland and Belgium. In doing so, the group is also quite prepared to go new ways and to part with silverware. In 2018, the traditional Hotel Lancaster in Paris was sold to another French family group.
Alboran in Paris was founded in 2016 and operates as both a hotel operator and hotel investor. Currently, the company has 15 completed or under construction hotels with a total of 1300 rooms in France. Locations are Paris, Bordeaux, Lyon, Reims, Avignon, Amiens, Saint-Quentin and Rennes. The core of the hotel portfolio is formed by the 12 Escalotel properties with 850 rooms acquired in 2018. Escalotel is one of AccorHotels’ main French franchisees and continues to operate under Alboran management.
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