14 Irish Hotels Have Changed Hands So Far In 2016

Dublin, 29th March 2016 Commercial property consultants CBRE Ireland today released statistics on the volume and value of hotel sales in the Irish market in the first three months of 2016, showing that a total of 14 hotel properties, totalling more than €47 million between them sold in Ireland during the first three months of 2016.

Lisa Keogh, Senior Analyst, CBRE Hotels
Following an exceptionally busy year in 2015, during which 63 hotel properties (totalling €710 million) changed hands in the Irish market (including two hotel portfolios), transactional activity has remained strong in Q1 2016 with a further 14 hotel sales totalling more €47 million concluding in the last three month period. In addition, the leasehold interests in 3 other hotel properties changed hands in the quarter. A number of notable hotel properties are currently being marketed, including the Gresham Hotel on O’Connell Street (guiding excess €80 million), which will boost spend further over the next couple of months.

Lisa Keogh, Senior Analyst, CBRE Hotels

According to Marie Hunt, Executive Director and Head of Research at CBRE Ireland, it was interesting to note that only two of the 14 hotel properties that sold in Ireland during the last three month period were located in Dublin, demonstrating the strength of appetite for well-located properties throughout the country.

Irish hotels that sold during Q1 2016 included The Tara Towers Hotel on Dublin’s Merrion Road; the Clarion Hotel, Sligo; the Abberley Court Hotel in Tallaght, Dublin 24 and the Waterford Marina Hotel in Waterford.

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