Irving-based NewcrestImage is acquiring 25 La Quinta properties in nine states, including eight in Dallas-Fort Worth. The hotels comprise 2,978 rooms in Texas, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Virginia. NewCrestImage, a hotel development, construction and management firm, owns and operates 12 hotels. In addition, it has six properties under construction and three more properties in development. It also owns Silver Lake Crossings, a 52-acre mixed-use development in Grapevine. Irving-based LQ Management LLC operates and is affiliated with more than 800 La Quinta hotels in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.