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'''Doug Manchester''' is a real estate developer based in San Diego, [[California]]. His company owns the [[wikipedia:Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel|Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel]] in San Diego.
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'''Doug Manchester''' is a real estate developer based in San Diego, [[California]]. He is the chairman of the Manchester Financial Group.
  
Manchester purchased the [[San Diego Union-Tribune]] in November 2011 for $110 million.<ref>[http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2011/11/18/Prop_8_Backer_Buys_San_Diego_Paper/ ''The Advocate'', "Prop. 8 Backer Buys San Diego Paper", November 18, 2011]</ref>
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Manchester purchased the [[San Diego Union-Tribune]] in November 2011 for $110 million.<ref>[http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2011/11/18/Prop_8_Backer_Buys_San_Diego_Paper/ ''The Advocate'', "Prop. 8 Backer Buys San Diego Paper," November 18, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==Political donations==
 
==Political donations==
  
Manchester contributed $125,000 to the campaign to pass [[California Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008)|Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008)]].
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Manchester contributed $125,000 to the campaign to pass [[California Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008)|Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008)]]. Manchester cited his Catholicism as a motivation for his support of Proposition 8.<ref>[http://www.10news.com/news/16848234/detail.html ''10News'', "Gay Rights Leaders Urge Boycott Of Manchester Grand Hyatt," July 10, 2008]</ref> He also said, "When they say that we cannot say that a marriage is between a man and a woman, that's where I draw the line."<ref>[http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20080315-9999-1m15samesex.html ''San Diego Union-Tribune'', "Developer is foe of same-sex marriage," March 15, 2008]</ref>
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At the time, his company owned the [[wikipedia:Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel|Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel]] in San Diego. Manchester's support for Proposition 8 sparked a boycott of the hotel.
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In March 2011, Manchester sold the Grand Hyatt to Host Hotels and Resorts.<ref>[http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2011/03/24/host-hotels-resorts-closes-on.html ''Biz Journals'', "Host Hotels & Resorts closes on Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego and New York Helmsley Hotel acquisitions," March 24, 2011]</ref>
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==External links==
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* [http://dougmanchester.com/ Doug Manchester website]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 07:43, 18 March 2014

Doug Manchester is a real estate developer based in San Diego, California. He is the chairman of the Manchester Financial Group.

Manchester purchased the San Diego Union-Tribune in November 2011 for $110 million.[1]

Political donations

Manchester contributed $125,000 to the campaign to pass Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008). Manchester cited his Catholicism as a motivation for his support of Proposition 8.[2] He also said, "When they say that we cannot say that a marriage is between a man and a woman, that's where I draw the line."[3]

At the time, his company owned the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego. Manchester's support for Proposition 8 sparked a boycott of the hotel.

In March 2011, Manchester sold the Grand Hyatt to Host Hotels and Resorts.[4]

External links

References