Chinese firm buys Paris Marriott for $554m

Hotel on Champs-Elysees sold by Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund

Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysées
Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysées

A subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund has completed the sale of the Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysées for €433.5 million (US $553.74 million).

Hong Kong-based Kai Yuan Holdings purchased the landmark property from Tamweelview European Holdings. JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group acted as the transaction advisor for the vendor.

Constructed in 1914, the five-star hotel has 192 rooms, including 25 suites. Marriott will continue to operate the property as part of a long-term management agreement.

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JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group executive vice president in Singapore Nihat Ercan said: “This sale confirms the increasing interest from Asian capital for assets in Paris and the attractiveness of European key gateway cities for high-profile real estate investments.

According to a Hong Kong Stock Exchange filing from June, when the deal was first announced, Paris Marriott Hotel Champs-Elysées has had an occupancy rate of over 88% over the past three years.

 

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