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LaSalle Acquires Resort in Del Mar, CA

Monday December 10th, 2012 - 12:17AM

DEL MAR, CA–LaSalle Hotel Properties has purchased the 120-room L'Auberge Del Mar here for $76.9 million.

LaSalle president & CEO Michael Barnello cited the luxury resort's multiple demand generators as the reason for the acquisition. The property is close to Torrey Pines Golf Course, Del Mar Beach and other leisure attractions. It's also close to the University of California San Diego and the University Towne Center corporate office park.

Bethesda, MD-based LaSalle, a lodging real estate investment trust, owns interests in 41 hotels of which 39 are owned 100%.