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These Former College Roommates Are Now Hotel Owners After Closing A Historic $8.3M Deal

These two college roommates just became business partners. Davonne Reaves and Jessica Myers first met in the early 2000s when the two became roommates at Georgia State University. Now, they are making history as business partners who just closed on a historic $8.3 million hotel deal. Back in college, the journalism and hospitality majors probably couldn’t have fathomed that by age 33 they’d be hotel owners. According to Black Business, the deal is said to have made them the youngest Black women to ever co-own a property in a major hotel chain. Reaves and Myers created their own hotel ownership group of mostly Millennials and partnered with Nassau Investments to acquire Home2Suites by Hilton located in El Reno, Oklahoma just about 30 miles from Oklahoma City. “I never thought by the time I was 33 that I’d be a hotel owner, but I admit that it feels great to have accomplished that at this point in my life,” Reaves said, according to Black Business. “Making history in the process, well...

Jan 4, 2021