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Ocean Resort Waikiki sold to JV
Hotel News Now - 12/22/10

Summary: Article announces that Chartres Lodging, the San Francisco hotel investment and advisory firm, has completed its purchase of the 451-room Ocean Resort Waikiki in a joint venture with a fund managed by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing, and has announced plans for complete renovation, rebranding, and repositioning of the property.


Managing Partner Announced As Winner Of The M&A Advisor's 40 Under 40 Recognition Awards

Food and Beverage Hotel Business Article

Food and Beverage Portfolio Fact Sheet

Chartres purchases Adam's Mark Properties

Conference Center Casts a Wider Net - 1/14/2008

Summary: This article highlights the transformation that the National Conference Center has made under the ownership of Oxford Lodging including the recent opening of the largest ballroom in Northern Virginia.

Pressure to Profit
Crittenden Hotel/Lodging News - 2/19/2007

Summary: Comments on Chartres Lodging's (fka: Oxford Lodging) most recent acquisition activity in the Chicago hotel market. With nearly 1,400 rooms acquired on the Magnificent Mile in the past year, the article reviews the acquisition and performance of the Holiday Inn City Centre, The Allerton and the Inn of Chicago.

Inn of Chicago Refinancing Shows Market Strength
Crain's Chicago Business - 2/1/2007

Summary: Article announces that Chartres Lodging (fka: Oxford Lodging) successfully refinanced the Inn of Chicago with a $57.2-million loan after buying the hotel for just $40-million less than a year before.

Chartres Lodging purchases Holiday Inn City Centre
Hotel Interactive - 1/18/2007

Summary: This article announces Chartres Lodging's (fka: Oxford Lodging) purchase of a third centrally-located hotel in Chicago making for a combined total of 1,400 rooms in the Magnificent Mile area.

30 Years a Doorman - A Legend in One Night
San Francisco Chronicle - 12/6/2006

Summary: This article summarizes how Tom Sweeney, the famous doorman of 30 years at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel, has become an official San Francisco institution. "After the Cable Cars and the Golden Gate Bridge, Tom is an institution!"

The Allerton Hotel to Get $10 Milllion Face-lift
Chicago Sun-Times - 11/10/2006

Summary: This brief article announces Chartres Lodging (fka: Oxford Lodging) and Perry Capital's purchase of the Allerton Hotel in Chicago and also the partnership's ambitious plans for a $10+ million renovation. Kokua Hospitality LLC will serve as the property manager for the hotel.

Grand Hyatt San Antonio Developer Retains Asset Manager
San Antonio Business Journal - 8/22/2006

Summary: Brief article describes Chartres Lodging's (fka: Oxford Lodging) role as Asset Manager for the San Antonio Grand Hyatt.

Inn of Chicago Kicks Off Renovation
Press Release - 7/21/2006

Summary: Highlights events leading up to Chartres Lodging's (fka: Oxford Lodging) multi-million dollar renovation of the Inn of Chicago. The kick-off was celebrated with a rooftop party culminating with local Alderman Burton Natarus flipping the switch on the hotels giant landmark neon sign which had been darkened for years by the previous owners. In addition, the article announces that the Inn of Chicago will open O'Neill's Restaurant with local successful restauranteur Joe O'Neill.

Midwest Moves On
Commercial Investment Real Estate - 5/1/2006

Summary: Short article describing the purchase of the Inn of Chicago as an aid to the leveling of the regional Chicago Real Estate market.

Women Take Charge - Powerfully Accommodating
Hotel Interactive - 4/13/2006

Summary: An in-depth article honoring the accomplishments of Chartres Lodging (fka: Oxford Lodging) Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Maki Nakamura Bara, as a successful business leader, hospitality pioneer, and caring mother.

Bay Area Hotel and Hospitality Groups Raise $220,000 fro New Orleans Rebuilding
Press Release - 3/15/2006

Summary: Chartres Lodging (fka: Oxford Lodging) & Kimpton Hote & Restaurant Group hosted a 'Mardi Gras Evening by the Bay' fundraiser to raise $220,000 to help rebuild LSU Health Center's hospitals and research facilities in downtown New Orleans.

Top 100 Hotels Companies
Hotel Business News - 9/20/2006

Internal Property Management Company to Facilitate Rapid Value-Add Program
Press Release - 5/1/2005

Summary: Announcement of the formation of Chartres Lodging's (fka: Oxford Lodging) property management arm, Kokua Hospitality, LLC., which will provide the additional property management resources and flexibility it needs to continue its record asset value appreciation program.

Chartres Lodging Garners "Deal of the Year" Honors for 2005 Purchase of New York's Essex
Press Release - 2/9/2006

Summary: Details of the ALIS "Deal of the Year" award for 2005 presented to Chartres Lodging (fka: Oxford Lodging) for their role as Lead Investment Advisor to Dubai Investment Group for the acquisition of New York's famed Essex House Hotel.

Historic Sir Francis Drake Has New Owner
San Francsico Chronicle - 5/1/2005

Summary: Highlights of Chartres Lodging's (fka: Oxford Lodging) purchase of the Sir Francis Drake Hotel on Union Square in San Francisco and plans for the hotel's exciting $20 million renovation.

The New Hotel Name Game
Wall Street Journal - 09/09/2006

Mixing a Drink
Wall Street Journal - 08/02/2006

Starlight Room Brunch
San Francisco Examiner - 05/20/06

Sir Francis Drake Renovations
San Francisco Business Times

Best Western IOC
Press Release