Miami Beach Convention Center hotel sites proposed
Miami Beach Convention Center hotel sites proposed - Miami Beach - MiamiHerald.com: "... City Manager Jimmy Morales said the hotel plans are in the “very preliminary” stages, but staff wants direction from the commission because the hotel location could impact the convention center renovation.
The city wants an 800-room hotel that is easily accessible to convention-goers, built in such a way and in a location that makes it easy to get to surrounding attractions, such as Lincoln Road Mall.
“If we’re doing the convention center, we have to do a hotel, because all of the experts worldwide say that people who come in for these trade shows and conventions typically want to be close or on site,” said Commissioner Ed Tobin.
Each proposed location comes with advantages and drawbacks...." (read more at link above)