The Julia Hotel & Hotel St Augustine

Purchase of two hotels in South Beach, Miami, renovate, re-brand then leased out space for Airbnb concept property

The Julia Hotel was purchased in 2015 and Hotel St Augustine was purchased in 2017.

Renovated both buildings, reopened as boutique properties in heart of the “South of Fifth” neighborhood of Miami Beach.

Operated both hotels at cash positive revenue for three years capitalizing on upscale 3-star neighborhood hotels, an alternative to hustle and bustle of Ocean Drive.

Closed properties in 2020 due to Covid, but leased both buildings to an Airbnb concept business partner. Maintained ownership of buildings, dropped all liability of operating hotel property, and still own physical assets in Miami Beach.

Work closely with the asset leaser on Airbnb business (Airbnb Hotel) concept and utilized the same structure on current owned assets in Key West and the Bahamas.

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The Link Hotel on Sunrise
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DATE ACQUIRED: Contracted 2015

FEATURES: SMS contracted to manage 144-room property for an asset management group with foreign investors

LOCATION: 1055 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33304, USA

Lord Balfour
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DATE ACQUIRED: Contracted 2019

FEATURES: Specialized Services - SMS was contracted to maintain physical asset while closed during Covid period.

LOCATION: 350 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach, FL 33139

Alden Hotel
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Kahari Resort
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FEATURES: 12 waterfront bungalows, 2 restaurants, and exclusive boat

LOCATION: Exuma, The Bahamas