MIAMI, FLORIDA – September 21, 2022 — Morris, Manning & Martin advised The Montford Group. and Opterra Capital in the acquisition of the Hilton Garden Inn Miami Beach, a 96-key hotel. The transaction was the 13th joint venture of TMGOC Ventures (a partnership between The Montford Group. and Opterra Capital) and its eighth in Florida. The Hilton Garden Inn is located at the corner of 29th and Collins Avenue in the heart of Miami Beach. It is located within the historic Royal Polo Hotel building, an Art Deco landmark in the Mid-Beach.
The Montford Group. is a real estate investment and development company with more than 50 years of combined experience in real estate investments, acquisitions, and dispositions along with horizontal and vertical development. From the creative minds of seasoned entrepreneur duo Sunju Patel and Jessica Reid, The Montford Group. set off to curate an unrivaled collection of unique properties and remarkable experiences for people who believe that home and hospitality shouldn’t be rare finds, but the common ground that unites us. It is based in Charleston, South Carolina.
Opterra Capital is a Boca Raton, Florida-based real estate investment sponsor and operating partner, capital markets advisor, and asset manager with significant experience in all sectors of commercial real estate. Founded by Glenn Alba, a former Managing Director at Blackstone for 20 years, Opterra Capital consists of five industry professional principals with more than 80 years of experience in hotel ownership, asset management and development. Opterra Capital seeks to leverage this expertise towards value-add acquisitions and proactive investment management to deliver attractive, risk-adjusted returns
The MMM team is led by Tom Gryboski with assistance from Catherine Morgen, Matt Peurach and Matt Flower, all of Atlanta.