November 29, 2022

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Downtown Medina may see a new hotel

MEDINA – Discussions are starting bordering the likelihood of a 99-home lodge coming to Downtown Medina.

The proposed location for the unbranded lodge is 257 S Courtroom Avenue and developers are seeking at the probability of a new building.

“An unbranded hotel permits for much more flexibility and latitude in the style requirements ie: historic district,” explained Kimberly Marshall, Economic Improvement Director.

The proposal was initially talked about before this month at the Historic Preservation Board assembly. This was not a official software by the developer but just a dialogue. The developer is at this time working via their thanks diligence at this time.

Extra than 90 rooms have been proposed. Developers have a concentrate on of 12 extended remain rooms with kitchenettes but this is however to be established, according to Marshall.

“It will be helpful to stabilize the organizations we have. Quite a few providers have indicated they would make use of a hotel in the city if that have been an choice to dwelling their guests and visitors that come to Medina for a variety of good reasons,” explained Marshall.

Jim Gerspacher is the potential developer for this job. Marshall shared that he done a feasibility examination which determined the Medina current market could aid a hotel like this.

There’s now not a resort like this in the town and, Marshall shared that, according to the Tourism Ohio Figures, the lodge has the possible to create $16 million in tourism expending yearly.

She discussed that, with the metropolis and Primary Street Medina doing work to make Medina a tourist spot, a hotel would help get to this objective.

The up coming move in this course of action right after conversations wrap up would be a official submission to the Town of Medina for review by the city’s Boards and Commissions.