Anaheim Approves Radisson Blu Luxury Hotel Project Agreement Sans Subsidies
Amid all the dire warnings in Anaheim from the chamber of commerce and building trades about economic consequences to come if voters approve a proposed $15 living wage ordinance in the Resort area, a $168 million high-rise luxury hotel project just outside it quietly came before Tuesday’s city council meeting. Greenlaw Partners, an Irvine-based real estate company, showed great eagerness in wanting to move forward with a development agreement to begin construction of a 12-story, 326-room Radisson Blu hotel this October. In looking to acquire an awkward triangular parcel owned by the city near the 5 freeway and Anaheim Boulevard, the developers showed no interest in land or bed tax giveaways.
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