RLH sells Red Lion Hotels in Redding, Eureka for $17.35M
RLH Corporation announced the sale of Red Lion Hotels in Redding and Eureka, California for $17.35M. The two hotels are part of the 11 hotels being marketed for sale previously disclosed in October 2017 and are being sold to affiliates of the same buyer. The buyer will continue to operate the hotels under the Red Lion Hotel brand in addition to an 80-room hotel in Monterey, California converting to a Red Lion this summer. RLH Corporation's total gain on the sales is expected to be over $6M and $15.3M of the proceeds of the sales were used for debt repayment at the closing. The Redding and Eureka hotels accounted for $9.6M combined revenue on an annual basis for 2017. The hotels' combined adjusted EBITDA on consolidated reporting was $1.6M and RLH Corporation's share of the adjusted EBITDA was approximately $860,000 for 2017. This impact does not take into account the previously announced corporate overhead adjustments to reduce operating costs.