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CoStarJul 25, 2023

US Hotel Deals: Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park Sells for $86 Million

Other Transactions Include Two Hotels in Clearwater Beach, Florida

Crittenden ReportJul 18, 2023

Driftwood Capital, ORIX USA, and other top lenders for small mezz loans

(2023 projected origination volume and preferences)

Hotel OnlineJun 26, 2023

Driftwood Capital Acquires 299-Key Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park Hotel

Driftwood Capital, a vertically integrated commercial real estate firm providing attractive returns in hospitality, announces the acquisition of the Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park.

CoStarJun 2, 2023

Hotels Are Increasingly a Preferred Asset Class for Active Investors

Hotel Transaction Volume Reached Record High in 2022, Outpacing Growth in Office Deals

CoStarMay 15, 2023

Driftwood Hospitality Management Not Shying Away From Development, Receivership Opportunities

Three Development Deals Exceeding $100 Million in the Works

Hotel Investment TodayApr 12, 2023

Driftwood Capital repositions San Juan property

Almost fully syndicated and with 20%-plus targeted IRR, the Miami-based developer explains their processes behind the soon-to-be renamed Hotel Rumbao.

Miami TodayApr 11, 2023

Carlos Rodriguez: $1 billion in hospitality assets on new syndication model

Its real estate syndication model, launched in 2015, was proven a lifesaver during the pandemic.

Hotel ManagementMar 29, 2023

Lending Report: Headwinds, but also opportunities, in store for 2023

There’s a lot for hotel lenders to keep their eyes on this year: fluctuating interest rates and growing inflation, market volatility, the war in Ukraine and general economic uncertainty.

CoStarMar 15, 2023

Family Tragedy Launched Driftwood Capital Founder's Hotel Career and US$3 Billion Business

Carlos Rodriguez Left Wall Street To Help His Dad Operate Family's Costa Rican Hotel

CoStarMar 10, 2023

How Mentorship Could Result in Higher Number of Latino Hotel Owners

Latinos Are 19% of U.S. Population, but Only 9% Are Hotel Entrepreneurs

Hotel ManagementMar 1, 2023

DHM Recognized as a Top Management Company

DHM Employees Brian Cooke and Carol Davies are highlighted on "Forty Over 40"

A.Y. StraussFeb 23, 2023

Building a Hotel Empire with Carlos Rodriguez, Sr., Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Driftwood Capital

As Founder, Chairman and CEO, Carlos Rodriguez oversees all activities and growth at Driftwood Capital.

ForbesJan 5, 2023

Why The Space Coast Hospitality Sector Is Soaring To New Heights

If you were one of the many people who tried to get a last-minute hotel booking near the Kennedy Space Center in August for the historic launch of Artemis 1, NASA’s mission to send humans back to the moon, you were probably disappointed—and perhaps even a bit gobsmacked.

ALM Law.comDec 27, 2022

Bleisure? Business and Leisure Travel Paving the Way for South Florida Hotel Recovery in 2023

The hotel sector underwent a swift recovery in 2022, and although it still has a way to go, there are opportunities for developers and investors to capitalize on certain trends over the next few months.

Jacksonville Daily RecordDec 22, 2022

St. Augustine DoubleTree by Hilton sells for $28.75 million

The DoubleTree by Hilton at 116 San Marco Ave. in St. Augustine’s Historic District sold Dec. 20 for $28.75 million.

CoStarDec 8, 2022

Driftwood Execs Tout Potential of High-Barrier-To-Entry Hotel Projects

At the company's investor conference, Driftwood Capital executives touted two remarkable hotel projects in high-barrier-to-entry locations across Florida as big drivers of growth.

HospitalityNetOct 15, 2022

Driftwood Capital Breaks Ground on Oceanfront Element by Westin® Hotel in Melbourne, Fla.

An official groundbreaking ceremony was held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. on the site, with complimentary food and beverage provided by the Crowne Plaza hotel.

ConnectCRESep 12, 2022

Driftwood Capital Originates $44M Mezzanine Loan for Economy Hotel Portfolio

Coral Gables, FL-based Driftwood Capital has provided $44.5-million financing to an institutional owner of hospitality assets for acquisition of 26 economy, extended-stay hotels located predominantly in FL and GA, along with the refinancing of an additional 15 hotels.

Lodging MagazineAug 26, 2022

Driftwood Capital Provides Financing for a 26-Hotel Portfolio Acquisition

Driftwood Capital provided financing to an institutional owner of hospitality assets across the United States for the acquisition of an economy, extended-stay hotel portfolio located predominantly in the Southeast.

Delaware OnlineAug 16, 2022

From office building to hotel, $31 million Staybridge Suites opens in downtown Wilmington

After three years of planning and construction, a new $31 million Staybridge Suites hotel is now open in downtown Wilmington.

Real Estate Capital USAAug 10, 2022

Driftwood sees way into hospitality despite market turmoil

Market players struggle to see a positive recovery for the sector, but there is opportunity to be had for the right asset and location.

HospitalityNetAug 2, 2022

Driftwood Capital Completes Staybridge Suites Hotel in Downtown Wilmington, Delaware

Located at 1220 N. Market Street in Downtown Wilmington, the 11-story property features 134 suite-style accommodations, a lounge, fitness center, sundries shop and a business center with meeting spaces designed for today’s business and leisure travelers.

Delaware Business TimesJul 29, 2022

Wilmington office-to-hotel conversion project completed

A Miami-area developer has completed a $31 million conversion project that turned an 11-story downtown Wilmington office building into a new Staybridge Suites hotel. The hotel, featuring 134 suite-style rooms with a contemporary look and feel, is now open to the public.

Florida TodayJul 19, 2022

Brevard County Commission OKs $30M marketing grant to Cocoa Beach Westin hotel project

Brevard County commissioners on Tuesday approved a controversial proposal to grant up to $30 million to the developer behind the planned Westin Cocoa Beach Resort & Spa.