Echo Entertainment Set To Sell Jupiters Townsville To Colonial Leisure Group For $70 million

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Echo Entertainment has announced will sell its Jupiter Townsville hotel complex to the private hospitality company Colonial Leisure Group in a deal expected to return an $8 million pre-tax profit.

The announcement come just months after the company’s general meeting where Echo said all its Queensland properties, including Jupiters Townsville, would be receiving a $1.5 billion revamp.

Echo chief executive officer John Redmond told investors today that Jupiters Townsville was no longer a strategic fit with the rest of the group’s portfolio.

Colonial Leisure Group said it was excited about the opportunities to follow the acquisition.

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