|By Craig Davison, The News & Advance,
Lynchburg, Va.McClatchy-Tribune Regional News
Oct. 06, 2011--A new Hampton Inn & Suites hotel will be built next year on U.S. 29 near the Lynchburg Regional Airport.
The new 110-bed hotel will eventually replace the Hampton Inn on Seminole Drive near Candlers Mountain Road, said Bob Daley, real estate vice president for Daly Seven, Inc., in a statement. It will be the fourth Lynchburg area hotel owned and operated by the Daly family.
The hotel is expected to create 19 new full-time jobs and about $10 million in capital investment.
Daly Seven also owns a Holiday Inn Express and a Marriott Springhill Suites.
Construction on the new hotel will begin in 2012 and the hotel is expected to be open later that year, according to the press release.
Eddie Gunter, the county supervisor representing the Concord district, supports the new development, according to the statement.
"We are very pleased to see the expansion of the Daly Seven project. Their original intention, when they purchased the site, was to construct two hotels and a restaurant," Gunter said. "Their first hotel unit, Springhill Suites, is a great addition to Campbell County and we are looking forward to the construction of their second unit. We are hopeful that as the economy rebounds a restaurant will soon follow."
Daley said in the statement they hope to have the restaurant developed by the time the new hotel opens.
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