Berkadia Sells the Sheraton Baltimore Washington Airport Hotel to The Vista Group

Date: June 2018

Location: Linthicum Heights, Washington Airport, Maryland, USA

Name: Sheraton Baltimore Washington Airport Hotel

No. of Keys: 203

Seller: Berkadia, a Pennsylvania-based commercial real estate venture between Berkshire Hathaway and Jefferies Financial Group Leucadia National Corporation)

Buyer: Canadian company, The Vista Group. Kyle Stevenson, managing director of the Ontario-based hotel and hospitality group, said increasing passenger traffic for the past three years at BWI Marshall Airport helped make the newly redesigned hotel attractive.

The hotel has an indoor pool, restaurant, lobby bar and business centre

Vista owns eight other hotels in the United States and Canada, such as the Marina Inn at Myrtle Beach, Radisson at JFK Airport and the Crowne Plaza Downtown at Orlando.

Price: Undisclosed…the state valued the at nearly $21 million for tax purposes.

THPT Comment: Berkadia and it’s two component partners don’t seem mainstream in hotels, albeit giants in construction finance, whereas Vista is making good inroads with this, their 9th hotel…makes sense.

First Seen: Hotel Online