Hotel Services Group selected by Port of Bellingham to build a Full Service Holiday Inn

The Port of Bellingham’s Board of Commissioners accepted a Letter of Intent agreement with Hotel Services Group, LLC. As reported by the Port of Bellingham, “Hotel Services Group is proposing construction of a Holiday Inn Hotel that would include: a full service restaurant, about 7,000 square feet of conference/meeting space, an indoor pool, underground and surface parking and approximately 156 guest rooms.

“The company estimates the construction cost for the facility would be approximately 18.5 million. It estimates that about 40 full-time-equivalent (FTE) employees would work at the completed hotel and another 40-50 would work in the restaurant.

“The proposed development site is approximately 3.77 acres of Port property, just south of the Pacific Cataract Laser Institute on Mitchell Way, across the street from the commercial air terminal. The proposed lease is for 50 years, with a 25- year renewal option. (read full press release)