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CBRE arranged the sale of the Dawn Ranch resort in Guerneville, CA to a partnership between Bridgeton Holdings and Tidewater Capital

Sonoma Wine Country Resort Sells for Repositioning 

CBRE finalized the sale of the Dawn Ranch resort in Sonoma Wine Country to a partnership between Bridgeton Holdings, a private real estate firm with boutique hotels across growth markets, and Tidewater Capital, which invests in and develops properties throughout the Bay Area.  

Henry Bose, Alex Lee-Bull and Elena Quach with CBRE Hotels in San Francisco represented the proprietor. Olga Lepow with CBRE Hotels’ Debt & Structured Finance group secured the acquisition financing on behalf of the partnership. 

Located at 16467 CA-116 in Guerneville, Calif., Dawn Ranch Lodge borders the Russian River and has been featured as a top wedding venue by publications including Martha Stewart Weddings and Glamour. 

“The nearly 15-acre property will be positioned as one of the top lodging properties in the market. We are excited to realize the full potential of the resort through thoughtful design and management,” said Akash Sharma, president of Bridgeton


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