Sotherly Hotels Inc. Announces Refinancing Of Tampa Hotel

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Feb. 13, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sotherly Hotels Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHO) (the “Company”) today announced that the Company has executed a $35.0 million secured loan with Citi Real Estate Funding Inc., collateralized by a first mortgage on Hotel Alba, Tapestry Collection by Hilton located in Tampa, Florida. The interest-only loan, which has a principal balance of $35.0 million, matures on March 6, 2029, and carries a fixed interest rate of 8.49%. Proceeds from the loan were used to repay the existing first mortgage and for general corporate purposes.

“We are very pleased with the completion of the refinancing of the mortgage loan for the hotel with Citi,” commented Dave Folsom, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. “This refinancing represents the culmination of our repositioning strategy for Hotel Alba which created substantial value for the hotel and resulted in significant cash proceeds of over $10 million to the Company.”

About Sotherly Hotels Inc.

Sotherly Hotels Inc. is a self-managed and self-administered lodging REIT focused on the acquisition, renovation, upbranding and repositioning of upscale to upper-upscale full-service hotels in the Southern United States. Sotherly may also opportunistically acquire hotels throughout the United States. Currently, the Company’s portfolio consists of investments in ten hotel properties, comprising 2,786 rooms, as well as interests in two condominium hotels and their associated rental programs. The Company owns hotels that operate under the Hilton Worldwide and Hyatt Hotels Corporation brands, as well as independent hotels. Sotherly Hotels Inc. was organized in 2004 and is headquartered in Williamsburg, Virginia. For more information, please visit


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