The UK has a large and sophisticated hotel market. It covers all categories of temporary accommodation – from the classic city hotel and business-casual mix to the design hotel, boutique hotel or budget hotels. Some real estate investors on the other side of the Channel prefer to invest in hotels. This article is based on the unique Top 250 Hotel Investors Europe – List of the largest hospitality real estate buyers.
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1. Nine Group
The Nine Group, based in Watford near London, is a UK property investor that invests in a variety of asset classes but particularly in hotels and hotel-like properties. Most of the properties can be categorised as budget hotels, business hotels or serviced apartments and are all located in England. The portfolio currently comprises more than 20 hotels. The Nine Group is not only active as a developer and investor, but also operates hotels under well-known hotel brands, for example as a franchisee.
2. Avestus Capital Partners
Avestus Capital is a primarily Irish real estate investor and asset manager with corporate offices in Dublin, Prague and Warsaw. It invests in a variety of asset classes, including hotels. The regional focus is on Ireland, the UK, Western Europe and Central Eastern Europe. The portfolio includes, among others, the Four Seasons Hotel in Prague – a 5-star luxury hotel with 161 rooms directly in the historic city centre at Charles Bridge.
3. Amaris Hospitality
Amaris Hospitality in Glasgow is part of the LRC Group, a privately owned real estate investment group. Hotel investment and hotel management company – this is the business model of Amaris Hospitality. The portfolio currently comprises 30 properties in the UK – mostly higher-class hotels in major British cities and in locations of tourist interest from the business-casual mix and design hotel segments. The hotels are partly operated as franchisees – predominantly under the Hilton and Mercure brands such as the Mercure Stratford upon Avon Shakespeare Hotel.
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