Hotel Buying and Selling

The Florida hotel industry has seen a spike in transactions, including the purchase, sale and development of hotels. As the demand for motels and hotels is evident, the question that arises is who are the buyers? It is becoming more common that management companies, investment funds and local/foreign investors are purchasing Florida hotels.

If you are interested in buying or selling a hotel, you might need some practical solutions for any legal challenges you may face like Acquisitions and Depositions, Constructions and Franchise laws.

At Gulati Law our Florida Real Estate Attorneys provide our clients with legal services for hotel transactions.

These services include:

Acquisitions & Depositions: Representing the buyer as well as seller in the acquisition or deposition of business in the hospitality industry.

Our Florida Real Estate attorneys offer the following in the hotel acquisition or deposition process:

  • Due diligence
  • Title Closing
  • Land Utilization
  • Review and advice on franchise & management agreement
  • Structuring, documenting and negotiating the purchase & sale
  • Financing of the asset being acquired
  • Advising on the effect of different laws
  • Governmental and local regulations


Alcoholic Beverage Licensing: Gulati Law aims to assist you in the drafting and negotiating of a contract to buy or sell a Florida Hotel which holds an alcohol and beverage permit or liquor license. We aim to support you to assure your compliance with all the laws and regulations regarding beverage permits and licenses.

Our services aim to help you obtain a new alcoholic beverages license and liquor license, and also get certificates and licenses for both the business and employees.

At Gulati Law we prepare new applications, or transfer and renewal of applications for beverages permits and liquor licenses.

Construction: Gulati Law can represent you in and or developers and contractors in dealing with construction-related issues specific to the hotel.

Our Florida attorneys are able to review and negotiate with developers and contractors. Our lawyers help counsel you and your team about architects and contractors.

Financing & Restructuring: Our Florida business lawyers assist with issues such as negotiating and documentation of construction, equipment leasing and financing or real estate based loans.


We offer the following Hotel real estate legal services in Florida:

  • Note purchases
  • Deeds-in-lieu & foreclosure sales
  • Receivership and also bankruptcy sales
  • Inventive financing & restructuring
  • Advice to both lenders and borrowers


Franchise Law: Our Florida Business Attorneys represent franchisors and franchisees in regards to connections with franchise development and also disclosure document preparation. At Gulati Law we help you with franchise registration, regulatory filings and franchises agreement negotiation.

Hotel Management: Gulati Law represents hotel owners, brand managers, or third parties in reviewing and negotiating management agreements.

Our Florida business attorneys counsel you about formulating and implementing revenue management strategies and in all aspects of hotel operations.

Employment: At Gulati law we advise can help prepare or negotiate employment agreements, employee handbooks or independent contractor agreements.


Contact us today to learn more about what our Florida real estate attorneys can do to help you in the purchase or sale of a hotel in Florida.

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