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RADCO makes third hotel acquisition, American Hotel in Downtown Atlanta
Transactions - MARCH 31, 2022

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RADCO makes third hotel acquisition, American Hotel in Downtown Atlanta

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The RADCO Cos. has acquired The American Hotel, a historically significant 315-room, full-service hotel in downtown Atlanta, from Legacy Ventures, which has been retained to continue providing management services for the property. Additional terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Opened in 1962 as the American Motor Hotel, the property has a rich history as the first racially integrated hotel in downtown Atlanta and was cited as an important catalyst in the relocation of Major League Baseball’s Braves franchise from Milwaukee to Atlanta in 1966. The American Hotel became a fixture of the civil rights movement and hosted meetings of influential leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr., who is now depicted in a mural on the western wall of the property.

The deal marks the third acquisition by RADCO’s new hotel division launched in early 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic’s operational and capital markets disruptions in the hospitality sector. RADCO is actively

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