The fiercest opponent of a Convention Center hotel now wants to take control of it.
Hotel financier Gordon Sondland has been
fighting for a decade to stop construction of a headquarters hotel at
the Oregon Convention Center that will compete with his business.
CEO of Pro
The decades-in-discussion Oregon Convention Center headquarters hotel is sliding into the future, Metro says in an internal report."Negotiations between Metro and a developer proposing to build a hotel near the Oregon Convention Center are likely to carry into 2014, pushing back the project's timeline by a few months," Metro's in-house news editor Nick Christensen writes. All three branches of ...
Metro Council President Tom Hughes didn't need say much to convince Portland City Council to cast the key votes for his long-desired $198 million Oregon Convention Center hotel. All five commissioners had tipped their hands well before the Wednesday vote. Yet when Hughes presented the plan at City Hall, he made a bold claim: The Hyatt-run hotel at the convention center would succeed, because Hyatts ...
Despite fierce opposition, officials are set to approve $80 million in subsidies for a 600-room hotel at the Convention Center.
The lot located at Northeast 3rd Avenue and Multnomah Street doesn’t look like much.
debris-filled hole, where a former Teamsters union hall was demolished
last week; a ramshackle