Anaheim Attempts to Lure Upscale Hotels with Big Tax Breaks

06/10/15 The Orange County Register By Art Marroquin   ANAHEIM – Anaheim is trying to get into the luxury hotel game, even without an ocean. The City Council on Tuesday will consider whether to offer hefty room-tax breaks to developers wanting to build upscale resorts, a move that supporters say will attract more lucrative conventions...

Beach-Style Makeover for Island Hotel in Newport Beach

05/29/15 The Orange County Register By Hannah Madans   The hotel was built in 1986 by the Irvine Co. and managed by Four Seasons until Irvine Co., which owns it, took over the management 10 years ago. “We continue to do renovations because we are always reinvesting in our properties and seek to be the...
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Oakland Marriott Bought by DiNapoli Group for Estimated $84 Million

OAKLAND — The iconic Marriott Hotel, a high-rise landmark in downtown Oakland, has been bought by a joint venture led by veteran realty firm DiNapoli Capital Partners. The hotel was bought for about $84 million, according to sources familiar with the transaction. “This shows that downtown Oakland is a very strong market,” said Alan Reay,...