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Tallahassee DoubleTree Hotel owned by JT Burnette in jeopardy of foreclosure

Tallahassee DoubleTree Hotel owned by JT Burnette in jeopardy of foreclosure
Posted at 10:03 PM, Oct 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-14 15:12:49-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A Tallahassee hotel owned by JT Burnette is going into foreclosure.

Burnette owns the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton on Adams Street through his Delaware-based limited liability corporation, IB Tallahassee, LLC.

Hilton representatives told ABC 27 that the hotel is independently owned and operated.

DoubleTree Hotel downtown
The DoubleTree by Hilton was built in 1972 and was renovated in 2007, then bought in 2014 by Burnette's IB Tallahassee, LLC.

A Leon County court ruled on Sept. 24 that unless his company pays more than $32 million owed by the sale date, the property will go up for auction.

Currently, it is scheduled to be auctioned on Oct. 28 at 11 a.m., you can bid on the hotel by clicking here.

Eve on Adams floor shot
Popular rooftop bar Eve on Adams is located at the top of the Tallahassee DoubleTree Hotel.

Burnette was convicted on corruption charges earlier this year and will be sentenced in November 2021.

ABC 27 has reached out to the banks, lenders and hotel involved but has not heard back yet.

The full foreclosure document can be read below.