Details of Courtyard by Marriott Revealed
Prince George, B.C.- The new Courtyard Hotel by Marriott in Prime George will be a mid rise wooden structure, the second for Prince George (Wood Innovation and Design Centre was the first) and the third wood framed hotel in B.C.
The details of the hotel which will be built on the concrete foundation that was initially put in place for a Delta Hotel nearly three years ago include:
- .174 rooms
- 7000 ft convention space
- Exercise room
The project will create 40 new jobs. It is a 35 million dollar investment.”We now have a development permit a building permit and it’s full steam ahead” said project developer Rod McLeod.
Mayor Lyn Hall said one of the top questions he has been asked over the last 18 months has been ‘when are we going to see that hotel built? ” Well, here we are.”
Mayor Hall says the addition of the hotel will not only be the cornerstone of downtown redevelopment but will help attract major conferences and events. He says the investments of projects like this one and the Riverbend Seniors home are a shot in the arm for the local economy.