Convention Center hotel idea resurfaces

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Thursday, April 26, 2012
With the improved economy, Metro is considering revisiting the possibility of a headquarters hotel.

Metro Council is expected to vote on a resolution that would authorize staffers to issue a request for proposals for development of a hotel, with at least 500 rooms, adjacent to and in support of the Oregon Convention Center.
In 2008, after nearly six years of planning, budgeting, designing and re-budgeting for a $247.5 million hotel that would have been paid for with city-backed construction bonds and operated by Westin Hotels, the proposal fizzled.

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