30 Apr2015

Hunter Hotel Advisors closes on $25 million sale of Downtown Gainesville Hotel

For immediate release:

Contact:  Martha Seabrook, Hunter Hotel Advisors

404-725-5854 or


ATLANTA, April 30, 2015 -  Hunter Hotel Advisors announced today that they represented a South Carolina-based development company in the sale of the Hampton Inn and Suites Gainesville Downtown in Fla. to Ashford Hospitality Trust for $25.3 million. The 124-room institutional grade hotel is the only hotel in the heart of downtown Gainesville’s historic district, and is close to the University of Florida campus and other top demand generators. 

“Our buyer is thrilled to add Gainesville’s best performing hotel to their portfolio,” said Teague Hunter, president of Hunter Hotel Advisors.  “The hotel has a superior RevPAR of $117.45, with occupancy of 75.6% and Average Daily Rate of $155.38 that far exceeds anyone else in the market.”

The stately hotel was built in 2009 and has become a downtown landmark that is positioned on the corner of the two main thoroughfares.   The developer is known for his market specific designs that exceed brand standards. 

Hunter's national brokerage offices specialize in full and select-service hotels including portfolios and individual assets for clients ranging from REITs and investment banks to regional hotel owners.  Visit for additional information, or by contacting the Atlanta headquarters at 770-916-0300.


Hunter Hotel Advisors is the nation’s leading investment advisory firm focused exclusively on the hotel industry. Their seasoned team of investment professionals and offices nationwide consistently provide clients with optimal results in hotel brokerage, financial advisory and capital markets services of any size or complexity.  With over 35 years of experience in both full and select-service single assets and portfolios, the firm’s capacity in valuation, economic analysis, and industry relationships has allowed Hunter to consistently maximize value regardless of market conditions.    

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