BARCELONA—HVS Hodges Ward Elliott has arranged the sale of Marriott International’s interests in the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel located here to an affiliate of the Qatar Armed Forces Investment Portfolio (QAFIP) for around €78 million.
Marriott International will continue to operate the hotel under a long-term management contract. The 211-room Renaissance Barcelona Hotel was opened in April 2012 after extensive renovation.
HVS Hodges Ward Elliott is a joint venture between the international hotel consultancy firm HVS and the U.S. hotel real estate brokerage and investment banking firm Hodges Ward Elliott. HVS Hodges Ward Elliott acts as broker and investment advisor in European hotel real estate markets, and focuses on disposition advisory services.