The James FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees

Type of Business
The franchise offered in this disclosure document is for the rights to operate a The James branded hotel.

Corporate Information
Sonesta RL Hotels Franchising Inc. is a corporation formed in the State of Washington on December 24, 1986, as Vance Hotels, Inc. On September 19, 2005, they changed their name to Red Lion Hotels Franchising, Inc., and, on September 23, 2021, they subsequently changed our name to Sonesta RL Hotels Franchising Inc. Their principal business address is 400 Centre Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02458. They began offering franchises for the James hotels in October 2022.

The total investment necessary to convert a 250-room existing hotel into a The James-branded hotel is estimated to range between $5,232,195 to $18,627,395. These amounts include $140,445 to $260,895 that must be paid to the franchisor.

The James FDD

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