May 04, 2010

News Release

For Immediate Release

News Conference Concerning Downtown Hotel Site

Late this afternoon, the City of Springfield received a response from John Q. Hammons Hotels, Inc., indicating Mr. Hammons will not construct a hotel at 815 E. St. Louis St. as previously planned. City Manager Greg Burris will be available for media questions on the issue at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 5, 2010, on the fourth floor of the Busch Building, 840 Boonville Ave. At that time, the City will release the correspondence between the City and Hammons Hotels, Inc., in full.

For more information, contact: Mike Brothers, Department of Public Information, (417) 864-1119.

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840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
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