Norfolk city council votes to approve new downtown hotel

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Norfolk, Va. – Norfolk City Council has voted to approved the building a new luxury hotel and conference center in the city’s downtown.

The council vote was 7 – 1 Tuesday evening in favor of the 300 bed, 50,000 square foot structure with a 600 space parking facility at the corner of Main and Granby Street.

Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim made a joint announcement last month with the developer and Gold Key/PHR Hotels & Resorts of plans to build the hotel.

City of Norfolk, developer announce plans to build hotel/conference center downtown |