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Why Cape May? 10 Unique Facts about the Historic Seaside City

Why Cape May? 10 Unique Facts about the Historic Seaside City

The Ewing, in West Cape May, is anticipated to be a luxury boutique hotel development. The development includes renovating a pre-existing historic mansion and adding new accommodation targeted to exceed what is currently available in the surrounding market. The master plan for the development includes the acquisition of surrounding parcels of land to create a rich hotel complex with historically-preserved houses and an expanded hotel operational footprint.

Our team at HotelierCo invites you to learn more about an investment opportunity for a hotel development and assemblage located in one of the most historic counties of America. Read on to discover more about the great Cape May experience with these unique facts.

Visitor Profile

In 2018 Cape May County had 9.8 million visitors and tourism spending hit $6.6 billion (an increase of $244 million over 2017) with the lodging industry accounting for $2.6 billion of that spend.

A Perfect Getaway

With over 30 miles of beautiful white sandy beaches, this charming, quaint town is ideal for a romantic getaway or a family vacation.

Cape May historic victorian mansions

Historic Charm

As America’s oldest seaside resort, Cape May is home to a National Historic District with nearly 600 preserved Victorian buildings.

Beauty in The Beach (Town)

Cape May was recently ranked the prettiest beach town in New Jersey by Coastal Living Magazine. From the colorfully-preserved historic mansions to the horse-drawn carriages and trolleys plying the streets, it’s been deemed a must-visit for every travel lover.

Traveler’s Choice

In 2018, Cape May was named among top 25 favorite towns in the U.S. in a survey by Expedia.com, as well as New Jersey’s most beautiful site by luxury and lifestyle magazine, Conde Nast Traveler.

cape may recycle ecosystem

Environmentally-Friendly

Since the establishment of Cape May´s Green Team in 2011, the city has achieved certification at the silver/highest level, as well as received the honor of the Small Municipality Champion Award from Sustainable Jersey. Additionally, Cape May City has been awarded $100,000 in grants for energy efficiency upgrades, a $26,000 grant for an energy audit that provides a road map to future improvements, and a $10,000 grant through Sustainable Jersey to install a small wind turbine at Cape May Elementary School that will reduce energy costs and provide a new component for the school´s growing sustainability curriculum.

Sustainability through Recycling

A recent study found that, in the United States alone, people go through enough single-use plastic straws to circle the globe 2.5 times – A DAY. These seemingly innocuous drinking instruments often end up in the ocean and pose a a serious threat to marine wildlife.  Fortunately, cities like Cape May are on the forefront of protecting our environment by implementing the popular slogan “reduce, reuse, recycle” in real life. According to CapeMay.com, numerous coffee shops and restaurants have jumped on the paper and stainless-steel straw wagon to help protect the local ecosystem.

Award-Winning Wineries

The farming tradition and agricultural heritage in Cape May have given way to a robust wine culture. The city is home to a variety of award-winning wineries and unique experiences for locals and guests, alike. Discover more here.

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Great Sights – and Bites.

Though there is no shortage of beautiful sightings in this seaside resort city, Cape May is also home to a number of great restaurants. In fact, New Jersey Monthly recently ranked it the “Top Shore Dining Destination” in the state.

Access a New Market

With over 100 years of experience in hotel fund management and operations, our team at HotelierCo is utilizing equity crowdfunding laws to make luxury lifestyle hotels accessible to everyone.

If you’re ready to learn more, and invest in Cape May, click here to get started!

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