JLL Successfully Closes Transaction Mandate For Upscale Hotel In Ahmedabad

jllGurgaon, 30th December 2015: JLL, one of the world’s leading real estate investment and advisory firms, has announced the completion of their mandate for sale of the 156 keys Ganesh Meridian Hotel at Ahmedabad.

The little over one year-old hotel located on the SG Highway has been acquired by Caspia Hotels, a fully-owned subsidiary of SAMHI Hotels Pvt Ltd and will be rebranded with an international upscale brand shortly. The Hotel was owned and operated by Shree Siddhi Group, a local real estate development company located at Ahmedabad.

Commenting on this transaction, Mandeep Lamba, Managing Director – India, Hotels & Hospitality Group, JLL said, “We are delighted to have been exclusive advisors to this significant hospitality transaction, and to be a part of the Hospitality M&A space which has seen more deals taking place in the current year than in any single year over the last six to seven years. This augurs well for the industry that has witnessed a severe slow- down, and confirms renewed investor interest in hospitality-related investments.”

Shobhit Agarwal, Managing Director – Capital Markets, JLL India said, “The market for hospitality investments is showing reasonable appetite for growth, given the current year’s performance. As always, we intend to be in the right place at the right time, offering the right services.”