Temple Hotels Inc. completes acquisition of Holiday Inn Express in Ottawa West

WINNIPEG, Oct. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Temple Hotels Inc. ("Temple") (TSX: TPH) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ottawa West - Nepean, with an effective date of October 1, 2013. The six-story, limited-service property is comprised of 115-guestrooms and is located at 2055 Robertson Road in the west Ottawa, Ontario neighbourhood of Nepean.

The $19.5 million purchase price, subject to the customary closing adjustments, was financed by a first mortgage loan in the amount of $14.5 million and the balance in cash. Based on the 2014 forecasted net income, the acquisition price of $19.5 million represents an estimated capitalization rate of 10.2%.

Temple is a real estate investment company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TPH (common shares), TPH.DB.C, TPH.DB.D, TPH.DB.E and TPH.DB.F (convertible debentures).  The objective of Temple is to provide shareholders with stable cash dividends from investment in a diversified portfolio of hotel properties and related assets.  For further information on Temple, please visit our website at www.templehotels.ca.

This press release contains certain statements regarding the proposed transaction described herein that could be considered as forward-looking information.  The forward-looking information is subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could result in actual results differing materially from the forward-looking statements.  There can be no certainty that the transaction will be completed within the timeline set forth herein or all at.

The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed or approved the contents of this press release and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

SOURCE: Temple Hotels Inc.

For further information:

Arni Thorsteinson, Chief Executive Officer, or Gino Romagnoli, Executive Vice President
Tel: (204) 475-9090, Fax: (204) 452-5505, Email: info@templehotels.ca

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890