Three Properties Gain New Management Companies

NATIONAL REPORT—Some properties have gained new management. Here’s what we found:

OTO Development Enters Atlanta Market with New Management Contract
OTO Development, part of The Johnson Group, has added Hyatt House Atlanta/Downtown to its managed portfolio. The Spartanburg SC-based hospitality company develops and operates its own set of select-service hotels while also lending expertise to ownership groups ranging from publicly traded REITs to private equity firms to high net worth individuals. The most recent third-party management contract, signed earlier this month, represents OTO’s entry into the dynamic Atlanta market.

Crescent Hotels & Resorts adds DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston – Bedford Glen
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston – Bedford Glen is now being managed by Crescent Hotels & Resorts. Crescent Hotels & Resorts is an award winning, nationally recognized operator of major hotels and resorts throughout the United States & Canada. The 281-room hotel is set on 24 acres of wooded grounds centrally located next to a range of businesses and nearby historic towns, just 18 miles from Boston. Guests have the option to choose a spacious guestroom or upgrade to a suite.

Columbia Hospitality Adds Icicle VIllage Resort to Portfolio
Seattle-based hospitality management and consulting company Columbia Hospitality Inc. revealed new management and operating agreement with Icicle Village Resort. Located in the charming Bavarian-themed town of Leavenworth, WA, the resort features 121 hotel rooms and suites, as well as additional condominiums, an on-site spa, a restaurant, and 9,200 sq. ft. of event space, including an outdoor tented garden set against the backdrop of the Cascade Mountains.