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Singapore

RB Capital Group set to rebrand the Gallery Hotel in Singapore


SINGAPORE, 7 May 2014 - On behalf of RB Capital Group, JLL's Hotel & Hospitality Group has been appointed to launch an RFP (Request For Proposal) exercise from Hotel Management companies to operate an upscale Hotel in the heart of Singapore's prime Robertson Quay district. Fronting the Singapore River, the Hotel currently known as Gallery Hotel, will undergo a major revamp as part of RB Capital's plan to reposition and integrate the Hotel with the neighbouring Quayside retail podium.

Kishin RK, CEO of RB Capital Group said, "The rejuvenation of Robertson Quay will be anchored by a new upscale boutique hotel along the historic Singapore River. We envision a hospitality experience tailored to the needs of today's discerning business and leisure travellers. With a wealth of experience in selecting international hotel operators in the region, we are confident that JLL will make this project an outstanding success." 

Adjoining the Singapore Central Business District, the Orchard Road shopping belt, and cultural sites such as Chinatown, the Hotel is ideally situated for business and leisure travellers and presents a unique opportunity for the selected hotel operator to to introduce its brand in Singapore.

Tasos Kousloglou, Senior Vice President, Asset Management, JLL, Hotels & Hospitality said, "We are very excited to work for RB Capital, one of the most dynamic hospitality and commercial real estate developers in Singapore to select the suitable operator and brand in this project. Choosing the right brand and operator is one of the most important decisions for a hotel owner as it involves a long term relationship. It is also paramount to the project's success as well as the hotel's profitability and asset value. The new hotel will be an exciting addition to Singapore's hotel landscape and RB Capital's hospitality portfolio."

Note to editors:

  1. A high resolution image of Gallery Hotel is available for download here.