CDL to acquire Sofitel Brisbane Central for $159.2 mil
Softel Brisbane Central lies in the middle of the city’s central business district (CBD) and also delights in straight access to Brisbane’s Central Station. The resort’s place likewise gives connection to the city’s commercial and also retail store places, the Brisbane Flight Terminal, Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Gold Coast and the rest of Queensland.
“Brisbane’s pipeline of over A$ 20 billion in framework plans will certainly further improve the city’s setting as a first-rate sporting, travel and company events destination. With Brisbane being the host city for the 2032 Olympic and even Paralympic Games and also the Rugby World Cup in Australia in 2027 including 2029, the acquisition offers an appealing possibility for the team to enlarge our exposure in Australia plus enhance our returning income flow. The group stays concentrated on optimising our hospitality portfolio,” he includes.
The topmost deluxe Sofitel Brisbane Central offers 416 spaces and even suites and is Brisbane’s most extensive single-branded resort by room list. The 30-storey resort is home to the city’s largest resort activity and conference facility with nine meeting and conference rooms in which can accommodate approximately 1,100 people.
The purchase is said to straighten with CDL’s diversity method with Australia being one of its essential markets. The group also has a number of enhancement projects, involving Fitzroy and The Marker in Melbourne, and also Brickworks Park and Treetops at Kenmore in Brisbane.
The purchase was made by the group’s wholly-owned property subsidiary Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Limited (M&C) as well as in 50:50 joint venture (JV) with its New Zealand-listed branch Millennium & Copthorne Hotels New Zealand Limited on March 22 when it participated in an acquisition sale agreement (PSA) and also firm asset sale contract with Brookfield Asset Management.
“The proposed acquisition notes the team’s entrance right into Brisbane’s accommodation sector. Brisbane is among the key hospitality markets in Australia that have actually experienced the strongest revenue per average room (RevPAR) rehabilitation in 2022, substantially going beyond pre-pandemic levels,” claims CDL’s exec chairman Kwek Leng Beng.
City Developments Limited (CDL) has recently acquired Sofitel Brisbane Central for A$ 177.7 million ($159.2 million) or A$ 427,000 per key. This will certainly be CDL’s third hotel in Australia.
Several of Brisbane’s major spots such as Eagle Street Pier plus Queen Street Shopping mall are additionally within walking distance.
From the resort, visitors will be able enjoy views of Brisbane’s renowned ANZAC Square, the city’s horizon and indeed the Sunshine Coast, that is about an hour also a half’s drive away.