Firm buys legendary Seelbach Hotel in Louisville, Ky.

Ohio-based Rockbridge has purchased the historic Seelbach Hotel in downtown Louisville, Ky., where notable guests have included F. Scott Fitzgerald and Al Capone. The hotel, located at Muhammad Ali Boulevard and Fourth Street, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Read the WAVE-TV story here

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History preserved in update to Bayside Hotel in Ketchikan, Alaska

Ketchikan's Inn at Creek Street collection has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation of the Bayside Hotel. The 10-room inn, originally constructed in 1927, now blends historical elements and modern updates including heated bathroom floors, high-definition TVs, small refrigerators, coffeemakers and free wireless internet. Rooms overlook Ketchikan Creek, Deer Mountain or Thomas Basin Harbor, and a boardwalk-level deck surrounds the structure. Read the Travel Weekly story here

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New hotel with rooftop bar coming soon to Fort Collins, Colo.

The 164-room Elizabeth Hotel is set to open as early as next week in downtown Fort Collins, Colo., featuring a rooftop bar as well as a restaurant and a lounge. The Sage and McWhinney property is the second hotel to open in the city's Old Town area. Read the Eater/Denver story here

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Groundbreaking set for Jan. on $323M Kansas City, Mo., hotel

After seven years of discussion and planning, construction of a 24-story, 800-room downtown convention hotel in Kansas City is expected to begin Jan. 2 following approvals of key documents. Read the KCUR-FM story here

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$450M hospital campus planned in Mich.

A $450 million hospital campus is slated for Lansing, Mich., with construction to begin in the spring. The project could create 2,500 construction jobs and should be completed in 2021. Read The Lansing State Journal story here

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Developer, county join to plan $30M hotel project in Toledo, Ohio

Lucas County officials are collaborating with a local hotel industry developer for a nearly $30 million investment to transform the former Seagate Hotel in downtown Toledo into a new 200-room hotel. Read The Blade story here

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Tennessee sees luxury hotel boom

The JW Marriott Nashville, The Joseph and a W hotel are examples of luxury hotels coming to Tennessee. Nashville is set to double the number of luxury rooms to 2,344 when the hotels are completed. Read The Knoxville News-Sentinel story here

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AC Hotel by Marriott is joining The District project on Jacksonville’s Southbank

The developers of The District Jacksonville - Live Well Lived announced in July that Impact Properties of Tampa will develop, own and manage the hotel, which is estimated to be about five to six floors, 70,000 square feet and up to 200 rooms.Jacksonville, Fla., project gains AC Hotel. Read The Florida Times-Union story here

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Price Rite rebranding, revamping store design

Northeast value grocery banner Price Rite is being rebranded as Price Rite Marketplace, with updated store designs that make room for more perishable goods. The brighter store design with revised signage will be brought to all 65 locations in the next year. Read the Supermarket News story here

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London’s Rhubarb to join restaurant lineup at Hudson Yards

London-based contract catering firm Rhubarb will open two restaurants and a top-floor event space in New York City's Hudson Yards development. The massive mixed-use project will include 4,000 residences, and chef Thomas Keller is co-curating the mix of eateries, which will also include offerings from several other chefs. Read the Restaurant Hospitality online story here

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