News in brief: Mondrian, Sheraton, Scotland

Scotland hotel market impressing:  A new study from PKF International shows that Scotland is outperforming the rest of the U.K. in occupancy, with Edinburgh hotels having an average occupancy of 92% in June.

Read more at BBC News


New Sheraton in Turkey:  Starwood Hotels & Resorts announced on Wednesday that it signed an agreement with Serka Turizm A.S. to open a new-build Sheraton hotel in Adana, Turkey.

Read more at PR Newswire


New Mondrian hotel in London:  An office building along the River Thames being renovated into a hotel will be operated by Morgans Hotel Group under its Mondrian brand, the first Mondrian in the U.K.

Read more at London Se1


Pulitzer seeks partner:  Mac Pulitzer, the great-grandson of Joseph Pulitzer, is seeking an equity partner to build a US$11 million, 40-room Pulitzer Hotel in coastal Fairhope, Alabama.

Read more at PR Newswire


New York hotel owner bankrupt:  Madison 92nd Street Associates, the owner of the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Upper East Side Hotel filed for bankruptcy to avoid a foreclosure sale.

Read more at Bloomberg


New hotel in Manhattan:  The Buccini/Pollin Group and The Albanese Organization acquired a US$20 million plot of real estate in New York City to build a new 300-room hotel.

Read more at CityBiz Real Estate