Date: August 2018
Location: Westend, Frankfurt, Germany
Name: Roomers Park View – opening end 2020
No. of Keys: 136
Operator: Gekko Group, run by Frankfurter Micky Rosen and Alex Urseanu, born in Bucharest – ” show how luxury can be interpreted in a modern way, without losing the lightness of being, combining hotel business with impressive bar concepts and innovative gastronomy, creating inspirational meeting spots as you can find them in the larger cities of the world.” said Rolf Westermann, Chairman of the panel and Editor of AHGZ Magazine that voted them Hoteliers of the Year, this year.
They have several bars, restaurants, hotels and serviced apartments, mostly in Germany.
Buyer: RFR and Hines have signed a long-term lease for the opening of the Roomers Park View at 160 Park View.
RFR have seven hotels in the USA, Isarael and Germany, including Gramercy Park in New York, W South Beach Miami and Westend Gate Marriott also in Frankfurt. They are also very strong in Office, Residential and Retail mainly in the USA.
Hines, massive property company with an impressive growth in hotels in recent years, from Aspen Colorado to Athens, Greece and Shanghai, China, around 20 in total.
Totalling 13,000m² of GLA, the hotel will feature a bar with a view of the Frankfurt skyline on the 19th floor, and a spa zone on the 18th floor. The interior of the Roomers Park View will be developed by Piero Lissoni.
Dr. Alexander Koblischek, the spokesperson for RFR, said: “As Roomers sets the highest standards in design and service, the hotel fits perfectly into 160 Park View’s high-quality concept and exclusive location.”
Daniel Reichwein, managing director of Hines, commented: “The move-in of Roomers allows us to create additional synergy effects in 160 Park View.
For example, the future inhabitants of the residential tower can make use of the hotel’s gastronomical offers and spa areas. We are thus raising the standard of living comfort even further and creating added value for the residents.”
THPT Comment: Two very impressive investment companies, and an impressive operator.expand into Europe…Look forward to their next move.
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