Sotherly Hotels Inc. Announces Refinancing of Houston Hotel

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Oct. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sotherly Hotels Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHO) (the “Company”) announced that it successfully executed a $20.5 million secured loan with International Bank of Commerce collateralized by a first mortgage on The Whitehall in Houston, TX.  The loan, which provides initial gross proceeds of $15.0 million with an additional $5.5 million earn-out provision subject to satisfaction of certain provisions, carries a 5 – year term, a floating interest rate of the 30-day LIBOR rate plus 3.5% with a 4.0% interest rate floor, and amortizes on an 18 – year schedule a 2 – year interest-only period. The proceeds from the loan were used to repay the existing first mortgage and for general corporate purposes.

About Sotherly Hotels Inc.
Sotherly Hotels Inc. is a self-managed and self-administered lodging REIT focused on the acquisition, renovation, upbranding and repositioning of upscale and upper-upscale full-service hotels in the Southern United States.  Currently, the Company’s portfolio consists of investments in twelve hotel properties, comprising 3,011 rooms. Most of the Company’s properties operate under the Hilton Worldwide, InterContinental Hotels Group and Starwood Hotels and Resorts brands. Sotherly Hotels Inc. was organized in 2004 and is headquartered in Williamsburg, Virginia.  For more information, please visit

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Contact at the Company:

Scott Kucinski
Sotherly Hotels
410 West Francis Street
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185
(757) 229-5648