Will California hotels get back to normal? This expert says yes

https://www.ocregister.com/2021/03/29/will-california-hotels-get-back-to-normal-this-expert-says-yes/ “The amount of interest that we’re now receiving from buyers is incredible. In some respects, it’s as if COVID never happened,” says Alan Reay. By SANDRA BARRERA | sbarrera@scng.com | Los Angeles Daily News PUBLISHED: March 29, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. | UPDATED: March 29, 2021 at 8:01 a.m. Like so many people, Alan Reay can’t wait to check-in, again. Reay is...

Real estate: Upscale Menlo Park hotel is seized through foreclosure

https://www.mercurynews.com/2021/04/02/real-estate-upscale-menlo-park-hotel-seized-foreclosure-covid/ Boutique Menlo Park hotel in default on mortgage is auctioned off By GEORGE AVALOS | gavalos@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: April 2, 2021 at 5:45 a.m. | UPDATED: April 2, 2021 at 4:23 p.m. MENLO PARK — An upscale Menlo Park hotel whose owners had defaulted on a property loan has been seized through foreclosure of its loan, a...

Sac, West Sac paid millions over appraised values for two motels under Homekey program

https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2021/04/01/homekey-appraised-values.html By Renata Geraldo  –  Data Reporter Sacramento Business Journal Apr 1, 2021, 3:14pm EDT The cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento paid a total of almost $5 million above appraised market values for two motels they acquired under the Homekey program, a $600 million statewide project to purchase motels and convert them into housing for unhoused...