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Omni Hotel Project Facing Minor Delay, Metro Council To Discuss This Week

Omni Hotel Project Facing Minor Delay, Metro Council To Discuss This Week

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A major downtown hotel project has encountered a delay.

The Cordish Company and Omni Hotels have requested a four month delay from the Metro Council to allow the completion of the design phase of a 600 room hotel, upscale apartments and a downtown grocery store. The original deadline pertaining to the funds allocated to the transfer of the "Water Company" block is September 1.

A spokesman for Mayor Greg Fischer says it is possible the developers could beat their new deadline of December 31.

Construction is scheduled to start in 2015 with a tentative opening set for 2017.

 

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