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New hotel in the works for Downtown Albany

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Downtown Albany business owners are excited a new hotel could be built downtown.

The same developers who built the Hilton Garden Inn are close to finalizing a deal to build a Hilton Home 2 next door.

They want the city to encourage other downtown development, because more businesses and amenities will attract more hotel customers.

The folks at Riverfront Entertainment District say it all sounds great.

“Anytime we can get other people that can see the potential and buy into the downtown marketing with what we are trying to do to perpetuate a good place for family, for industry, for commerce of all sorts. I think it will be a great idea to extend the possibility of what downtown is offering to the community,” said Tosh Sevier, Managing Partner.

If everything comes together, the hotel could open in three years.

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