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Florida TodayNov 12, 2019

High-end Cocoa Beach resort could be 'game changer' for county, bring big business

High-end Cocoa Beach resort could be 'game changer' for county, bring big business.

Orlando Business JournalOct 17, 2019

Developer: Why this $250M Cocoa Beach resort project is 'my baby'

Here's why this developer was drawn to the seaside community in Brevard County.

The Palm Beach PostSep 26, 2019

What a view: Take a peek at this rooftop bar at one of West Palm’s newest hotels

The Canopy Hotel by Hilton is set to open in January with a rooftop bar called BanterUp. It’s the third new hotel for downtown West Palm Beach that will feature rooftop bars.

Hotel OnlineSep 24, 2019

Driftwood Hospitality Management Appoints Executive Team to Launch Canopy West Palm Beach Downtown

Driftwood Hospitality Management has appointed three industry-leading executives to launch Canopy by Hilton West Palm Beach Downtown, the brands’ first Canopy in Florida.

Globest.comMay 8, 2019

New OZ Fund Secures Two Initial Hotel Investments in Fort Lauderdale, Wilmington, DE

Locally-based Driftwood Acquisitions and Development reports it has launched its initial opportunity zone fund with a target raise of $50 million.

The Real DealMay 8, 2019

South Florida hotel investment firm launches $50M Opportunity Zone fund

Driftwood has closed two deals in the fund, including a dual-branded Hilton in Fort Lauderdale.

Hotel ManagementApr 4, 2019

4 markets on the East Coast that top developers’ lists

Hotel development is booming across the United States to the tune of 2.1 percent supply growth as of February 2019.

San Diego Business JournalMar 25, 2019

Marriott Mission Valley Acquired by Miami-Based Investment Firm

The 353-room San Diego Marriott Mission Valley has been acquired by Miami-based Driftwood Acquisitions and Development for $85.7 million.

The Real DealMar 24, 2019

Miami-based firm enters California market with $85.7M Marriott hotel acquisition

Driftwood Acquisitions and Development acquired the Marriott Mission Valley in San Diego and plans to build another hotel on the same site.

Commercial ObserverMar 20, 2019

Miami’s Driftwood Nabs $64M in Morgan Stanley Debt for SoCal Acquisition

The company, Driftwood Acquisitions & Development, will put the proceeds to use in its $85.7 million purchase of the Marriott Mission Valley, a 353-room hotel at 8757 Rio San Diego Drive.

law.comFeb 19, 2019

Driftwood Sells Altamonte Springs Marriott Hotel for $11.65 Million

An affiliate of Driftwood Acquisitions & Development, SHS Altamonte Springs Ltd., sold the hotel to 205 West State Road 436 LLC for $11.65 million, according to the Seminole County Property Appraiser’s office.

Florida TrendJan 29, 2019

Florida's retirement communities face growing demand for more space, luxury

As baby boomers age and seniors continue to retire to Florida, the state’s strong housing market has led to heightened demand for high-end continuing-care retirement communities.

The Real DealJan 26, 2019

Miami-based firm sells Springhill Suites hotel near Orlando for $11.65M

Miami-based Driftwood Acquisitions and Development sold a 90-key Springhill Suites hotel near Orlando for $11.65 million.

Hotel News NowJan 7, 2019

Unique deal structures propel Driftwood’s expansion

With its latest agreement to buy a portfolio of Atlanta hotels in a joint venture, Driftwood Acquisitions and Development’s M&A strategy and investment structure are continuing to pay dividends.

National Real Estate InvestorJan 2, 2019

EB-5 and Opportunity Zones: Chutes & Ladders for Developers and Investors alike

Of particular interest this year is the burgeoning area of Opportunity Zones, an investment vehicle made possible by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

South Florida Business JournalDec 21, 2018

Real Estate Journal: Opportunity Zones could bring huge tax breaks to investors

More than 8,700 U.S. census tracts have been designated as Qualified Opportunity Zones since the real estate investment program was signed into law as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Atlanta Business ChronicleDec 12, 2018

Miami company enters Atlanta hotel market via JV’s multimillion-dollar portfolio buy

A new player from Miami has entered Atlanta’s hotel market through a joint venture’s multimillion-dollar acquisition of a six-hotel portfolio in the metro area.

Hospitality NetDec 3, 2018

Driftwood Acquisitions & Development Enters Atlanta Market With Acquisition Of Three Marriott-branded Hotels

Company acquires 368 hotel rooms in prime locations throughout the coveted Atlanta market.

South Florida Business JournalApr 26, 2018

Driftwood named one of South Florida's 2018 Businesses of the Year

Driftwood named one of South Florida's 2018 Businesses of the Year.

ForbesAug 10, 2017

How Jimmy Buffett Turned Hit Song 'Margaritaville' Into A Multibillion-Dollar Empire

Jimmy Buffett’s classic hit “Margaritaville” is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The song debuted on the 1977 “Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes” album and quickly took on a life of its own.

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