Sale leaseback transactions have been an excellent tool for businesses to leverage the equity in their real estate while maintaining operational control of their property.  Typically, an investor bargains for a long term passive income stream from the property in exchange for purchasing the real estate at a price that reflects both the underlying real estate value as well as the quality of the income stream that is created by the lease.   With today’s challenging real estate climate, this financial tool has a new application that is gaining interest in the hospitality industry.

Operating performance from hotels has generally decreased substantially from the peak in 2007 as a result of the economy.  More >