Biltmore Hotel in court-appointed management
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Superior Court judge has appointed a special master to operate the Providence Biltmore after the hotel's owner defaulted on a loan.
Court spokesman Craig Berke says Judge Michael Silverstein appointed Providence lawyer Rick Gemma as the special master for the hotel. Berke says Gemma is expected to ultimately oversee a sale of the Biltmore.
The Biltmore's business office hasn't responded to a request for comment by WRNI. The ownership of the hotel is listed in a court filling as Historic Hotel Partners.
The Biltmore opened in 1922 as a 600-room state of the art luxury hotel.
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