A development company in Florida’s Panhandle region bought an existing hotel in Sarasota after launching the development of two new ones there.
Gul Breeze-based Innisfree Hotels paid $16.77 million for the Hotel Indigo Sarasota, or $176,526 per room for the 95-key property. The seller is an affiliate of Nashville-based Paradise Hotel Group.
Innisfree plans to spend another $750,000 renovating the Indigo. Hotel Indigo is a global boutique-hotel brand owned by the InterContinental Hotels Group.
Opened 10 years ago, the Inigo-branded hotel is located at 1227 Boulevard of the Arts in Sarasota. The hotel has a restaurant called the H2O Bistro, a fitness center, hot and cold wading pools, a business center and event space.
Innisfree Hotels’ chief executive officer, Julian MacQueen, said in a press release that the Indigo hotel acquisition increased Innisfree’s investment in Sarasota to more than $100 million. [Sarasota Herald Tribune] – Mike Seemuth