Brownsville city leaders greenlight new hotel and conference center
City leaders in Brownsville are looking forward to a new hotel and conference center.
Officials say a five-acre tract of land that sits empty on West Morrison Road will become Brownsville's first hotel and conference center and will break ground by the end of the year.
The $27 million project is much needed, according to Deputy City Manager Helen Ramirez.
A recent study found a lack of sufficient hotels and conference and convention facilities in the city, which is why the city commission approved reimbursing 100% of the projects hotel occupancy taxes collected over the next 10 years up to $4 million.
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