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AWH Partners, Joy Construction Corporation and Maddd Equities Expand Into Boston Market With Purchase of Three Hotels

NEW YORK (December 10, 2018) – AWH Partners, LLC, Maddd Equities, LLC and Joy Construction Corporation announce the purchase of three Holiday Inn (NYSE: IHG) hotels in the Boston suburbs, Holiday Inn & Suites Boston-Peabody, Holiday Inn & Suites Marlborough and Holiday Inn Boston-Dedham Hotel and Conference Center in an off-market transaction. Spire Hospitality, AWH’s full-service hospitality management company, is now managing the properties. The group signed long-term franchise agreements with IHG and will begin extensive renovations to each of the hotels, including upgrades to the guest rooms, common areas and meeting space.

“The acquisition of these three Holiday Inns continues our approach of investing in value add hotel opportunities and substantially repositioning them physically and operationally,” says Jon Rosenfeld, principal of AWH Partners. “This purchase is exciting for us, as it is our first deal in the Boston area and expands our footprint into another major market.”

“We are very excited to be partnering with AWH on the acquisition of this portfolio in Boston” says Eli Weiss, principal of Joy Construction. “As one of the nation’s oldest and most successful cities, Boston is a dynamic market with both positive growth drivers and high barriers to entry. We look forward to the renovated and repositioned product, that we expect, will yield an attractive return on our investment.”
Located in activated urban infill and suburban locations surrounding Boston, one of the nations’ leading hotel markets, the Holiday Inn & Suites Boston-Peabody, Holiday Inn & Suites Marlborough and Holiday Inn Boston-Dedham Hotel and Conference Center together have a total of 555 guest rooms and 8,000 square feet of event and meeting space.

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About AWH Partners, LLC
AWH Partners, LLC (“AWH”) is a privately held real estate investment firm formed by alumni of The Blackstone Group and The Related Companies. Since 2010, AWH and its principals, Russ Flicker, Jon Rosenfeld and Chad Cooley, have amassed a portfolio in excess of $1.2 billion. AWH owns Spire Hospitality, a top-tier national hospitality platform formed in 1980, as well as AWH Development, a full-service real estate development company, which collectively provide AWH with complete vertical integration in the hospitality investment space. For more information, visit www.awhpartners.com

About Maddd Equities, LLC
Maddd Equities is a full-service real estate development firm based out of Floral Park, NY. With expertise in a broad range of real estate disciplines, including investment, development, construction and asset management. Maddd Equities has achieved development and investment opportunities around the U.S. Maddd Equities has acquired, owned, developed and operated properties across many asset classes, including residential, luxury high rise buildings, hotels, commercial, multi – family homes, and vacant land. As of today, Maddd Equities has emerged as one of the leaders in Affordable Housing in the five boroughs. www.madddequities.com

About Joy Construction
Joy Construction is a real estate development company based out of Bronx, NY. Joy’s consistent success in the completion of construction projects has gained it recognition as a leader in the eyes of the financial sector as well. In turn, Joy has been armed with larger lines of credit and bonding capacity from its financial institutions and sureties, providing it with the strength for unlimited future growth. www.joyconstructionnyc.com

About Spire Hospitality
Spire Hospitality, led by newly appointed CEO Chris Russell, is a third-party operator of over 5,000 room keys and nearly 400,000 square feet of meeting space in hotels including unique independents and across celebrated brands such as Hilton Hotels & Resorts, (IHG) InterContinental Hotels Group and (MAR) Marriott International. Spire Hospitality offers expertise in all facets of hospitality management and is committed to preserving, protecting and enhancing the value of hotel real estate. www.spirehotels.com