Commercial Banking

Washington Trust Provides Commercial Financing for the Acquisition of 175-Room Hotel in Plymouth, MA

March 02, 2016

March 2, 2016

Westerly, RI – Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided financing to Plymouth Downtown BVL Investment Group, LLC and Plymouth Downtown BVL Operating Group, LLC, for the acquisition and capital improvements of a former Radisson Hotel in Plymouth, MA.

Located at 180 Water Street, the 175-room hotel is set directly across from Plymouth Harbor and Plymouth Pier, well located near the seaside community’s various attractions including Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower replica. The hotel will undergo significant improvements planned for the lobby, rooms, meeting spaces and exterior. Formerly the Radisson Plymouth, the space will now be named Hotel 1620 at Plymouth Harbor.

“Linchris is well known for their talent in finding good properties in strong locations, and using their team’s expertise to achieve even stronger results,” said Julia Anne M. Slom, Senior Vice President & Team Leader of Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group. “We are excited to be a part of this latest endeavor and look forward to seeing its success.”

Plymouth Downtown BVL Investment Group, LLC and Plymouth Downtown BVL Operating Group, LLC, are affiliates of Linchris Hotel Corporation, a full and limited-service hotel management company out of Hanover, MA.

Washington Trust's Commercial Real Estate Group provides commercial real estate mortgages for the construction, refinancing, or purchasing of investment real estate projects. Financing ranges in size from several hundred thousand dollars up to multi-million dollar projects. For more information, contact Bethany A. Lyons, Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Group, at 401-348-1538 or 800-475-2265 ext. 1538.

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