Wednesday, November 19, 2008
NEW DOWNTOWN HOTEL PLANNED FOR WILMINGTON NC
Another hotel is planning on breaking ground in downtown Wilmington. A Courtyard Marriott based out of Greensboro, NC the hotel will use the county lot across the street for parking. This hotel will have 125 rooms. Construction is scheduled to start on this hotel in 3rd quarter of 2009 and be completed in 2010. This hotel will have a bar and a pool. It will be located at the corner of 2nd and Grace This is only 1 block away from another hotel scheduled to be built on Grace Street. This hotel will have over 150 rooms. Interest in Wilmington is due to the new convention center scheduled to be built on the river. This also will have a new hotel - an Indigo, a swanky upscale hotel that will cater to the convention attendees. This is an exciting development for the city which is totally undergoing a renaissance as a destination convention center.