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Airport hotel project approved in Melbourne, Florida

The Melbourne (Florida) Airport (MLB) Authority has approved the lease on a hybrid FBO/hotel, which is expected to begin construction by early 2021. According to Florida-based hospitality real estate developer and manager AD1 Global, the five-story Hyatt Place hotel will include an integrated full-service FBO on the ground floor. Read the AIN Online story here

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2021 finish expected for TownPlace Suites in Ohio city

COVID-19 related delivery problems have slowed construction of the new $16 million TownPlace Suites by Marriott hotel in Ironton. The project now is slated for completion early next year. Read The Herald-Dispatch story here

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Hockey arena now planned for Riverside County, Califorinia

Oak View Group, the developer of a 300,000-square-foot home for the minor league affiliate of the NHL's Seattle Kraken, has switched from a rejected site in downtown Palm Springs, California to land in unincorporated Riverside County. Construction is expected to begin next year. Read the KMIR-TV story here

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Debut nears for Luminary Hotel in Fort Myers, Florida

The Luminary Hotel is set to open next week in downtown Fort Myers and is expected to bring a steady stream of money to Southwest Florida. Read the WINK-TV story here

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$70M offered for roads, bridges serving tribal lands

Roads and bridges serving tribal and federally managed lands stand to benefit from $70 million now available through the Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects grant program. The Federal Highway Administration will accept applications through Nov. 2. Read the Transport Topics story here

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$14.2M headed to Kansas City, Missouri streetcar project

Kansas City, Missouri's plan for a streetcar line extension north to the Missouri River area will receive $14.2 million from the Federal Transit Administration. The FTA previously granted $50 million for a southern extension of the line, and work on that is expected to begin as soon as late next year. Read The Kansas City Star story here

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Hotel proposal for jail site OK’d in Escanaba, Michigan

The Escanaba Brownfield Redevelopment Authority approved a plan for the redevelopment of the former Delta County Jail site. The plan now heads to the city council for final approval. Read the Daily Press story here


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Property in Boston suburb to undergo retail expansion

Crosspoint Associates has purchased 2.7 acres in the Boston suburb of Framingham for a retail project. The company will expand the Whole Foods Marketplace there from 7,163 square feet to 43,617 square feet, and the property will house other retailers like Starbucks. Read the Shopping Center Business story here

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Colorado developer unveils Boston Harbor Hyatt Place

Loveland developer McWhinney has partnered with Hyatt Place to open a new 297-room hotel steps away from Boston Harbor’s waterfront. Read the BizWest story here

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$150M Rhode Island road improvement project underway

Work is underway on $150 million worth of improvements to Route 146 in Rhode Island, aided by $65 million in federal funding from the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America fund. The project includes building a Route 146 bridge over Sayles Hill to eliminate a dangerous intersection, replacement of two other bridges and repaving. Read The Valley Breeze story here

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