About

Three Wall Capital is a hospitality equity and debt investment group
for institutional and individual investors.

Founded in 2008 by Alan Kanders, a former Managing Director at Lehman Brothers, Three Wall Capital completed over $0.5 billion in transactions in a principal investor capacity. Investments included several properties on the East Coast of the United States including the Quin (New York, NY), Mayflower Inn & Spa (Washington, CT), Coral Beach & Tennis Club and Horizons Cottages (Bermuda); and three branded hotels in the Greater New York City area. Three Wall Capital continues to expand its holdings through value added acquisitions and maintaining its personal relationships throughout the hospitality and lodging real estate sector.

Team

ALAN KANDERS
Managing Member and Founder

Alan Kanders is Managing Member and Founder of Three Wall Capital.  From 2008 to 2012, he successfully completed eight hospitality equity and debt investments totaling over $500 million in invested capital.  From 1997 to 2008, Mr. Kanders was Managing Director in the Global Real Estate Group at Lehman Brothers, where he originated approximately $8 billion of hospitality equity and debt transactions in a principal capacity.

Mr. Kanders has worked with leading hospitality sponsors, operators and franchisors including Marriott International, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Gencom Group, Hampshire Hotels & Resorts and Highgate Holdings in various transaction types including acquisition, new construction, recapitalization, redevelopment, and brand development.  In 2007, Mr. Kanders led the restructuring and sale of Le Méridien Hotels and Resorts, one of the largest-ever hotel restructurings to date.

Prior to joining Lehman Brothers in 1997, Mr. Kanders was Vice President of Development for Wingate Inns, a limited-service hotel chain, where he developed over 100 hotels.  Before joining Wingate Inns in 1992, Mr. Kanders developed a gaming facility in Barbados and was a member of the team that sought to develop Hard Rock Cafes in the former Soviet Union.  Prior to that, he was Vice President of Development for North America and the Caribbean for Rank Plc, a leading European gaming company.

Mr. Kanders graduated with a B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.


TIMOTHY DICK
Managing Director and Principal

Timothy Dick is a Managing Director and Principal at Three Wall Capital. Mr. Dick is responsible for asset management, underwriting and acquisition for hospitality investments.

Prior to joining Three Wall Capital, Mr. Dick served as Senior Vice President and Head of the Hotel Asset Management Team at TriMont, where he oversaw a portfolio of 170 hotels located throughout the U.S., Canada and Caribbean. The portfolio, approximately $3.5 billion in market value, included brands such as Marriott International, Ritz Carlton, Capella Hotels & Resorts, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Carlson, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hilton, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Hard Rock, and well-recognized independent/boutique properties.

Before joining TriMont in 2003, Mr. Dick was Director of Asset Management at Hardin Capital, LLC, a private hotel development and investment company, where he managed a $200 million portfolio of 12 hotels located in primary U.S. markets. Prior to Hardin Capital, Mr. Dick spent seven years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he managed the Atlanta office of its Global Hospitality and Leisure Consulting Group.  There he provided a broad range of consulting and valuation services to major financial institutions, public pension plans and hotel franchisors.  Mr. Dick has also held consulting positions at Landauer Associates, PKF and Laventhol & Horwath.

Mr. Dick graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from West Virginia University and a Master of Professional Studies from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.  He is a member of the Appraisal Institute, the Counselors of Real Estate, the International Society of Hospitality Consultants, the Hotel Asset Managers Association (Board Member), Cornell University Council and the Atlanta Hospitality Alliance.

Our PorTfolio

Three Wall Capital's current portfolio consists of five hotels located in the Greater New York City area and one property located in Bermuda. 
They represent luxury full-service hotels, independent hotels, a private beach club and resort, and branded limited-service hotels.

THREEWALLCAPITAL_MAYFLOWER_INN.jpg

MAYFLOWER INN AND SPA
Washington, Connecticut
30-Room Full-Service Resort and Spa

Three Wall Capital acquired The Mayflower Inn and Spa through foreclosure in 2011 and completed minor refurbishments in 2012 and 2013.

The property offers 30 distinct and individually designed guest rooms and suites in four separate buildings, two restaurants which can accommodate up to 152 patrons, and 1,600 square feet of meeting space.  The property also includes a highly-acclaimed 20,000 square foot spa equipped with eight treatment rooms, a fitness center, retail shop, indoor swimming pool, salon, and four exercise studios for yoga and Pilates. The Mayflower Inn & Spa, situated on 58 acres of bucolic Connecticut, is a traveler’s oasis with hiking trails and a Shakespeare Garden. The Mayflower is a Relais & Chateaux hotel.

Awards
Travel & Leisure 500 Worlds Best Hotels (1995-2013)
Condé Nast Gold List (2003-2013)
Forbes 5 Star (Inn 1995-2013, Spa 2009-2013)

Hotel Website >


THREEWALLCAPITAL_CORAL_BEACH_CLUB.jpg

CORAL BEACH & TENNIS CLUB
Bermuda
64-Room Full-Service Private Club
48-Units at Horizon Cottages

Coral Beach & Tennis Club occupies a remarkable site along the Bermuda Coast and is conveniently located near Hamilton (2 miles, 5 minutes) and the commercial airport (11 mile, 20 minutes). Business elite and the entertainment industry alike have made the Coral Beach Club their Bermuda abode.  Because of its rich history and irreplaceable location, the property and its environs have significant potential to regain popularity and utilization with the development of modern facilities.

Collectively, the property offers 81 elegantly furnished guest rooms and suites and boosts breathtaking beach, eight tennis courts, two squash courts, fitness center, spa, lawn game area, game room, swimming pool, two restaurants with facilities that can accommodate private parties for up to 100 people, extensive gardens and the requisite “back-of-house” operations areas.  The resort has access to boating and water sports activities, numerous golf courses, and is easily accessible to shopping.  Ten new villas are anticipated to be developed. 

Hotel Website >


THREEWALLCAPITAL_THE_QUIN.jpg

THE QUIN
New York, New York
208-Room Full-Service 4.5 Star Hotel

The Quin occupies an irreplaceable location at the corner of 57th Street and 6th Avenue in midtown Manhattan.  Three Wall Capital acquired the luxury boutique hotel, formerly the Buckingham Hotel, in 2010. Following the acquisition, the property ceased operations and was completely renovated to a 4.5 star level with an additional investment of over $200,000 per key.  The original 135 suites were reconfigured to 208 luxurious guest rooms, 33 suites (7 including terraces) and a 3-bedroom penthouse suite with extensive terraces.  The Quin offers a fitness center, library and business center, 800 square foot boardroom and restaurant. The property offers luxury service and has affiliations with Bergdorf Goodman, SFERRA, Bowers & Wilkins and Duxiana Beds.  Recently, the property has forged a partnership famed designer Jung Lee.

Awards
Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards - Top 10 Hotels, New York City (2014-2015)
Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards - Hotels You Can’t Stop Dreaming About
Travel + Leisure’s “IT” List of Best New Hotels (2014)
Travel + Leisure’s World’s Greatest Hotels (2014)
SF Gate - 13 Coolest New York Hotels (2014)
Trip Advisor Excellence Award
LE Miami Nomination – “Most Creative Collaboration” with the Arts Fund

Hotel Website >


THREEWALLCAPITAL_HOLIDAY_INN_EXPRESS_BROOKLYN.jpg

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS NEW YORK - BROOKLYN
Brooklyn, New York
115-Room Select-Service Hotel

Opened in 2006, the Holiday Inn Express New York - Brooklyn is located on Union Street between 3rd and 4th Avenues.  The Hotel has 115 rooms including 58 king or queen-bed rooms and 57 double-double bed rooms.  The property includes a 24-hour business center, complimentary Smart Start breakfast buffet, complimentary high-speed internet access, self-parking.

The property’s location is within walking distance to several Brooklyn neighborhoods including Park Slope, Downtown, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill and Prospect Heights. Guests have easy access to numerous restaurants, lounges, shopping, and government and corporate offices. The nearby Union Street subway station provides visitors direct access to Manhattan and Coney Island. It is also one of the closest hotels to Barclays Center, and the Gowanus Canal, both likely to be two of the largest new lodging demand generators during the coming years.

Finally, the Hotel is benefiting from residential and commercial development in the immediate area.

Hotel Website >

THREEWALLCAPITAL_RED_LION_BROOKLYN.jpg

RED LION INN & SUITES BROOKLYN
Brooklyn, New York
104-Room Select-Service Hotel

The Red Lion Inn & Suites Brooklyn is the first Red Lion location in the Greater New York City area. Located among the hip and historic Park Slope and Cobble Hill neighborhoods, one of the most desirable areas of Brooklyn, the Red Lion Inn & Suites Brooklyn is situated among more than 150 restaurants, bars and shops. The Red Lion Inn & Suites Brooklyn was originally built in 2007 and has 104 guest rooms. All public areas and guest rooms will undergo a complete renovation, which is expected to be completed by the end of the first quarter in 2016.

As the one of the nearest hotels to the Barclays Center, an entertainment and sports arena home to the Brooklyn Nets and New York Islanders, The Red Lion Inn & Suites Brooklyn is also conveniently located to the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Atlantic Terminal at Barclays Center, which links to downtown Manhattan and JFK International Airport. The hotel is conveniently located near the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Park, and Coney Island. With an estimated 2.6 million residents, Brooklyn is the most populated borough of five in New York City and one of the fastest growing regions in the country. 

Hotel Website >

THREEWALLCAPITAL_HOLIDAY_INN_SECAUCUS.jpg

HOLIDAY INN SECAUCUS
Secaucus, New Jersey
161-Room Full-Service Hotel

The 161-room Holiday Inn Secaucus Meadowlands, located off the New Jersey Turnpike, is ideally located in Harmon Meadow Corporate Park, a 2-million feet office space and home to such major tenants such Ernst & Young, the National Basketball Association, and AXA Financial. Holiday Inn Secaucus is the perfect place for the business traveler with over 15,000 employees based in the Harmon Meadow offices and the Meadowland Exposition Center (250,000 visitors per year).

The hotel is also conveniently located three minutes away from the Meadowlands Sports Complex, which includes the 82,500 seat MetLife Stadium (home of the New York Giants and Jets), the 20,000 seat IZOD Center and the Meadowlands Racetrack. Both Newark Liberty International Airport and Teterboro Airport are located approximately 15 minutes from the Hotel. The Hotel is less than five minutes by car from the Secaucus Junction Train Station, which connects Harmon Meadow to Newark Liberty International Airport, Manhattan, Hoboken, and numerous other New Jersey locations. It is ten minutes away by car to New York City via the Lincoln Tunnel.

Hotel Website >

Contact Us

We are always seeking entrepreneurial and creative partners.
Please reach out to us if you would like to discuss a hospitality project.

Three Wall Capital

40 West 57th Street, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10019
T. (646) 560-1750
akanders@threewallcapital.com