Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Deer Lake Town - Planning new hotel(s)

Development plans of hotels confirmed Town verifies hotel development

DEER LAKE Speculations of two, significant hotel developments being dealt with by the town were verified Monday. One of the council items on the agenda at the regular meeting was a set of minutes from a special meeting dated Wednesday, June 6. That earlier meeting was held to discuss a legal opinion the town had sought on the issue of two development requests.
One of the proponents involved represents the Super 8 chain. The second, headed up by local businessman Mark Ignor, represents the Carlson groups — which owns hotel and resort brands like Regent, Radisson, Park Plaza and Country Inns and Suites, to name a few. Both groups were interested in the same parcel of land, at the northwest intersection of Route 430 and the Trans-Canada Highway. However, the Carlson crown land application, which was made by Ignor, was turned down because the town of Deer Lake had already been granted property in the same area.
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The Western Star MICHAEL RIGLER The Western Star

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