[Sarasota, FL – February 12, 2014] Ocean Properties, Ltd. is pleased to announce the purchase of the former Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel, located on Lido Beach in Sarasota, Florida. Renamed The Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach, the exceptionally situated beachfront property will continue to offer the casual and relaxing beach vacations, corporate retreats and beachside social events and weddings the resort in renowned for.
“I am very pleased to announce the addition of the Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach to our family of resorts and hotels on the west coast of Florida. Its beautiful location along one of the best beaches in the country and the ambiance of the area are treasured assets for us. This purchase reflects the long-term commitment of ownership to the local community and the substantial investment that will continue to support economic development for the region,” said Andy Berger, Vice President of Operations for Ocean Properties, Ltd. “We value our relationships with the area’s business and tourism organizations that play a significant role in the fabric of this community and we look forward to continuing and enhancing those partnerships.”
The addition of the Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach and its spectacular beachfront location will enhance the already significant portfolio of beachfront properties in Collier, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Sarasota and Manatee counties that includes the Sandpearl Resort, the Edgewater Beach Hotel, Lido Beach Resort, The Holiday Inn, Lido Beach, the Hilton, Longboat Key and The Resort at Longboat Key Club.
For more information about the Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach, please visit us online at www.sandcastlelidobeach.com.
For reservations please call 800.225.2181 or contact us at email@example.com.
About Ocean Properties, Ltd.
Ocean Properties, Ltd. & Affiliates (OPL), is one of the largest and most dynamic, privately held hotel and resort management and development companies in North America. They hold an award winning portfolio consisting of over 100 properties ranging from independent hotels and resorts to those affiliated with national and international brands such as Hilton, Intercontinental, Marriott and Starwood. Each property benefits from a strong corporate culture and powerful economies of scale. OPL also operates numerous shopping centers, golf courses, residential properties, office buildings and marinas. The company’s success is built upon the core values of excellent customer service, meticulous product quality, fiscal responsibility and unequaled associate satisfaction and loyalty. For more information, please visit www.oplhotels.com.