Virgin Hotels

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Virgin Hotels
Founded New York, USA (2010 (2010))
Headquarters New York City, United States

Virgin Hotels is a brand of hotels created by Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group, launched in 2010.[1] The current Virgin Hotels company, based in New York, United States, is currently seeking hotel opportunities and is preparing its first hotel.[2]

In October 2011 Virgin Hotels bought the 27 storey Old Dearborn Bank Building in the Loop area of Chicago for $14.8 million from Urban Street Group LLC.[3] As of 2013 the Chicago hotel is being redeveloped with the John Buck Company with the aim of opening it later that year.[1]

The British-based Virgin Hotels Group Limited owns the Virgin Limited Edition portfolio of properties that include luxury resorts such as Necker Island.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Virgin Hotels in deal with John Buck Co. to enter Chicago market". Chicago Real Estate Daily. 2011-10-24. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  2. ^ "Virgin Hotels buys Old Dearborn Bank Building in East Loop". Chicago Tribune. 2011-10-24. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  3. ^ "In brief: Franklin Center - 22 W. Washington - Virgin Hotels". Chicago Real Estate Daily. 2011-11-28. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 
  4. ^ "About Us". Virgin Limited Edition. Retrieved 2013-05-12. 

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