Sotherly Hotels Inc. announced that it has entered into a new 10-year franchise agreement with Hilton Worldwide to relicense the hotel under the DoubleTree by Hilton flag. As part of the new agreement with Hilton, the Company will undertake a renovation of the property, with a cost of approximately $11.5 million and an estimated completion date of April 2026. Renovation plans for the property to include upgrades to guestrooms, public spaces, food and beverage spaces, and building exterior.