THE DOWNTOWN SKYLINE IS ALREADY CHANGING - THANKS
TO SPOKANE'S NEWEST HOTEL.
WALT WORTHY'S LATEST PROJECT SEEMS TO BE GETTING BIGGER
BY THE MINUTE!
KXLY4'S KYLEE CRUZ IS LIVE TONIGHT WITH A LOOK --
AT WHAT WILL BE THE LARGEST HOTEL IN SPOKANE!
EVERY TIME I DRIVE BY THE NEW HOTEL, I FIND MYSELF
IN AWE OF THE PROJECT.
CONSTRUCTION IS MOVING ALONG NICELY AND IN ABOUT A
YEAR AND A HALF, THIS HOTEL WILL BE FINISHED AND ACCEPTING
RESERVATIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD.
WHEN WALT WORTHY STAMPS HIS NAME ON SOMETHING - YOU
CAN ALWAYS EXPECT IT TO BE.
you know what is really nice to see in downtown spokane,
a large crane
THE BLUE PRINTS ARE COMING TO LIFE!
THE WALLS OF WORTHY'S NEW CONVENTION HOTEL ARE STARTING
TO GO UP, AND TODAY - MATT JENSEN FROM THE DAVENPORT
GAVE US A TOUR OF THE SPACE!
this section that we are seeing here is the hotel
tower - it will run the length of spokane fall blvd
WHAT IS NOW THE SITE OF DIRT AND HEAVY MACHINERY.
WILL BE A 15-STORY HOTEL WITH 715 ROOMS.
everyone is going to like the feel of it, it's going
to have a little more of a contemporary feel, a little
more high tech, very different than the davenport
THANKS TO MOTHER NATURE.
THE NEW HOTEL IS EVEN AHEAD OF SCHEDULE.
we didn't think it would move this quickly especially
in the winter time when you have so many more elements
to deal with, but it has been a light winter so we
have continued to keep building
THOSE STAYING AT THE NEW HOTEL.
CAN EXPECT TO UNWIND IN A SPACIOUS, 450 SQUARE FEET
we are going to have king, king bedded room, a lot
of times, you'll have two kings in a room but not
THE PROJECT WILL HELP TO CHANGE SPOKANE - AND, BRING
NEW LIFE TO DOWTOWN.
it's development, it's energy, it's bringing jobs
IN FACT, MATT EXPECTS 500-600 PEOPLE WILL BE NEEDED
TO RUN THE HOTEL.
we are just so thrilled to be part of this future
build out of spokane
MAYBE YOU'VE HEARD OF THE SAYING, GO BIG OR GO HOME.
IT SEEMS TO FIT WITH WALT WORTHY.
HE ALWAYS GOES BIG AND SOON THIS NEW HOTEL WILL BE
THE HOME AWAY FROM HOME FOR HUNDREDS OF GUESTS EACH
THEY'LL START WORKING ON THE INTERIOR OF THE HOTEL
WORK NEXT WINTER AND EXPECT IT WILL OPEN IN THE SUMMER
THE PARKING GARAGE WILL BE PARTIALLY OPEN THIS FALL.
ONCE THAT IS COMPLETED IT WILL HAVE OVER 900 SPACES
FOR THE PUBLIC TO USE.
KYLEE CRUZ, KXLY 4 NEWS