Starwood Completes Sale of W Chicago to Chesapeake Lodging Trust for $128.8 mil

Starwood Completes Sale of W Chicago to Chesapeake Lodging Trust for $128.8 mil

“We continue to look for opportunities to sell high quality assets like W Chicago - City Center as we complete our transition to an ‘asset light’ hospitality company,” said Frits van Paasschen, President and CEO, Starwood Hotels & Resorts. “Today, Starwood is increasingly focused on developing and operating distinct and compelling brands while delivering high quality experiences that meet the changing needs and expectations of our global customers.”

W Chicago - City Center, located at 172 West Adams Street, is a full-service, luxury property with modern guestrooms and suites, more than 12,000 square feet of meeting and event space, a SWEAT state-of-the-art fitness center, and the recently renovated IPO restaurant. The 22-story building is located in Chicago’s West Loop, in the center of financial district and conveniently accessible to the Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), the Civic Opera House, the Magnificent Mile, the Millennium Park, and the premier Art Institute of Chicago.