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Overseas investors purchase significant UK hotel portfolio

Two agents have advised on the sale of three branded UK hotels to an Asian joint venture.

Joint agents Christie & Co and JLL advised real estate business Dominvs Group on the sale of Holiday Inn Darlington, Holiday Inn Dumfries and the Mercure Sheffield Parkway for an undisclosed sum off a guide price of 12m.

The buyer was a joint venture between Thailand-based Fico Corporation and Singha Estate

Dominvs Group sells three UK hotels off guide price of £12m

The Holiday Inn Darlington, Holiday Inn Dumfries and the Mercure Sheffield Parkway were all sold in an off-market deal with joint agents, global investors JLL and property specialists Christie + Co.

The group comprises 229 guest bedrooms, with the Sheffield and Darlington properties sold freehold, and Dumfries as a long leasehold

Terrified tourist who took secret photo of ‘witch temple’ captured something incredibly unnerving on a chair

A terrified tourist who took a secret picture of a ‘witch’s temple’ captured what appears to be a spooky apparition sitting down on a chair.

Lee Hart of Really Haunted UK 1 was at the Niddry St Vaults in Edinburgh on Saturday when he says there were unexplained disturbances, including furniture being moved and missiles being lobbed at guests

New homes and hotel get go-ahead in Londonderry

By Donna Deeney Published 09/09/2016 Share New homes and hotel get go-ahead in Londonderry BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The construction industry has been given a significant boost after more than 230 new homes, a 116-bed hotel and a children’s play area in Londonderry were given planning permission.

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/new-homes-and-hotel-get-goahead-in-londonderry-35033915.html http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/news/article35034217.ece/c1c35/AUTOCROP/h342/PANews%20BT_P-6566a422-8505-407e-a48e-a18d2e889c63_I1.jpg A total of 53 apartments on the Foyle Road and 169 new houses in the Waterside have been given the green light The construction industry has been given a significant boost after more than 230 new homes, a 116-bed hotel and a children’s play area in Londonderry were given planning permission.

A total of 53 apartments on the Foyle Road and 169 new houses in the Waterside were given the green light by Derry City and Strabane District Council’s planning committee, alongside plans for the third city centre hotel in recent months.