US: London-based Queensgate Investments has acquired Freehand Hotels for around $400 million. Queensgate, which also owns Generator, is buying the New York-based lodging company from vendors hotel Sydell Group and private-equity investor Ronald Burkle’s firm. The deal includes the Freehand hotel operating company, four hotels and the Broken Shaker food
UK: The European NoMad hotel will open in summer 2020 at the former Bow Street Magistrates Court in London. The NoMad London will mark the brand’s first site outside the US. Led by Sydell Group, which developed The Ned in partnership with Soho House Group, the Grade II 19th century
Jeremy Selman, president and co-founder of Sydell Group, talks to BHN about collaboration at The Ned, bringing Freehand to Europe, and Brexit. Filmed at Sleep + Eat 2018 in London.
UK: Partners reveal plans for City of London hotel, clubs and restaurants. London-based Soho House & Co and New York’s Sydell Group have joined forces to create The Ned, a hotel, club and collection of restaurants in the former Midland Bank building City of The building takes its name from
US: Andrew Zobler, founder and CEO of Sydell Group, has reportedly issued a lawsuit against Ennismore founder Sharan Pasricha for attempting to “sabotage” a rival hotel deal.
US: Softly opening this summer, Penny Williamsburg is a hotel and student housing concept created by Sydell Group.
US: NoMad Residences Wynwood marks the first residential project from NoMad Hotels and its parent company Sydell Group.
US/UK: Luxury hotel and residence brand AKA has named T. Blake Danner as the group’s chief operating officer.
UK: Luxury lifestyle hotel The Twenty Two, located in Mayfair, London, has appointed Michelle Walder as its managing director, effective 3 July 2023.
UK: Christopher Perone has been promoted from food and beverage director at NoMad London hotel to general manager.