LBA Hospitality selected to manage three FL hotels

LBA Hospitality, an Alabama–based hotel management company, has been selected to manage three hotels in Florida for Impact Properties.

These latest acquisitions add 357 guestrooms to LBA’s inventory of more than 100 properties.

The three new properties are:

  • The 132-room Hyatt Place Tampa Wesley Chapel in Lutz. The hotel is pet-friendly and features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center and lobby bar/restaurant.
  • The 122-room Residence Inn by Marriott Jacksonville South/Bartram Park in Jacksonville. The all-suite property offers an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, 483 sq. ft. of meeting space and welcomes pets.
  • The 103-room Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Jacksonville South – Bartram Park in Jacksonville. The property offers an outdoor swimming pool, 24/7 fitness center, business center, 912 sq. ft. of event space and welcomes pets.

“Hotel owners are facing significant challenges today like never before and turning to cycle-tested management companies like LBA will provide operational excellence and help increase our overall profitability and maximize the values of our investments,” said Kish Kanji, COO, Impact Holdings.

Beau Benton, president, LBA Hospitality, added, “The Kanji family has built a reputation of developing great hotels and building a culture that promotes excellent guest service. As we worked through the process, it was obvious that our core beliefs and corporate culture were aligned. I believe that LBA’s scale and expertise in sales, revenue management and e-commerce will provide Impact with meaningful growth. This partnership will allow them to focus their resources on developing additional properties while these properties continue to excel under LBA Hospitality’s leadership.”