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Colorado Springs hotel debut delayed slight setback

Kinship Landing, an 80-bed boutique hotel in downtown Colorado Springs, has hit a last-minute construction snag that will delay its opening until at least mid-January. Read The Gazette story here

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Massive bridge girder may mark a US record

A 223-foot-long girder topping 250,000 pounds will be used on the new southbound Interstate 5 bridge over the Puyallup River in Tacoma, Washington. Read the KIRO-FM story here

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Spokane area hosts first Tru by Hilton Hotel in Washington

Hilton Worldwide plans to open of a new hotel in Washington state, the Tru by Hilton Spokane Valley. The 92-room property is the first of the Tru brand’s hotels to open in Washington state. The technology-centered hotel offers mobile check-in, free Wi-Fi, and Digital Key, which allows guests to enter their room using the Hilton Honors app as a key. Read the Frequent Business Traveler story here

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McHugh Construction completes Four Seasons Hotel Chicago renovation

James McHugh Construction Co., one of the country’s largest commercial contractors with a concentration in high-end hospitality, announces it has completed the multimillion-dollar renovation of Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, located on floors 30-46 of the 900 North Michigan skyscraper. The project, which marks the hotel’s largest renovation since its opening in 1989, ushers in a contemporary design for the luxury hotel’s public spaces as well as its 347 suites. (more…)

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Plans afoot for office building in Austin, Texas

Generational Commercial Properties is planning a seven-story office building in Austin, Texas, near Lady Bird Lake. The project will offer 195,000 square feet of space in total, with about 16,000 square feet reserved for retail on the ground floor. Read the Austin American-Statesman story here

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Greenville, NC, may be in line for 4 new hotels

Greenville will soon see lots of construction in the uptown area. Four possible hotel projects have been announced for the city. There are plans to redevelop the old Ficklen Tobacco Warehouse off of Dickinson Avenue. Read the WNCT-TV story here

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$600M mixed-use development planned in LA

Lendlease and Aware Super are partnering on a $600 million mixed-use development near downtown Los Angeles and a rail station. Construction is expected to begin in 2023 on the 3.5-acre site, which will eventually include 250,000 square feet of retail and office space and 260 multifamily residences. Read the Construction Dive story here

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Newlywed owners bring new life to landmark PA hotel

The historic Chambers Hotel in Apollo will reopen, along with other restaurants in the area, after COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the state are set to expire. Read the WPXI-TV story here

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Makeover marches on at once-posh Gulfport, Mississippi hotel

An eye sore in downtown Gulfport has become a sight for sore eyes. After sitting for years in a dilapidated state, the former Markham Hotel no longer looks its age. Read the WLOX-TV story here

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Coronavirus delays hotel project in Berea, Ohio

A proposed development project anchored by a new extended-stay hotel in Berea’s north end has stalled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the Cleveland online story here

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