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Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Anna Kouba

Anna Kouba

Attorney
Phone: 202.971.4079
Fax: 202.408.5146
[email protected]
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Anna Kouba has over 13 years of experience in the hospitality industry serving as counsel on high-profile hotel projects in key markets. These transactions involve the acquisition, financing, franchising and management of hotels, resorts and related amenities such as restaurants, spa, golf, tennis, and event facilities. Anna has experience on all sides of the deal, representing hotel owners and operators, private equity funds, real estate investments trusts and publicly held corporations. In addition, she has experience serving as counsel on commercial real estate transactions throughout the United States and in Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and the United Arab Emirates.

Representative Experience

  • Represented the buyer in connection with its $413 million acquisition and financing of a 3-hotel portfolio in San Diego, Atlanta and Washington, DC. (2020)
  • Represented the hotel operator in connection with its negotiation of various food and beverage consulting agreements with world-renowned chefs for hotel developments in Kyoto, Japan and Toronto, Canada. (2020)
  • Represented the hotel owner in connection with its refinancing of a $560 million loan secured by a 1,000-room luxury beach resort in south Florida. (2019)
  • Represented the buyer in connection with its $232 million acquisition of the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (2018)
  • Represented the hotel owner in connection with its refinancing of a $91 million loan secured by a luxury boutique hotel in Napa Valley, California. (2017)
  • Represented Hyatt Hotels Corporation in connection with its $238 million acquisition of the Thompson Miami Beach Hotel and conversion to The Confidante Miami Beach. (2016)
  • Represented the hotel owner in connection with its refinancing of a $115 million loan secured by the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco. (2015)
  • Represented the seller in connection with its $142 million sale of a 3-hotel portfolio in Miami, Florida. (2015)

Accolades

  • Counsel on the Americas Lodging Investment Summit’s (ALIS) Development of the Year 2014
  • Rising Star, Georgetown University Law Center Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute 2013
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Commercial Real Estate Women of the District of Columbia