The fiercest opponent of a Convention Center hotel now wants to take control of it.
Hotel financier Gordon Sondland has been
fighting for a decade to stop construction of a headquarters hotel at
the Oregon Convention Center that will compete with his business.
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Opponents of a proposed publicly subsidized hotel at the Oregon Convention Center
were planning to force a vote on the question in the November 2014
election. Project opponents—downtown hotelier
Despite fierce opposition, officials are set to approve $80 million in subsidies for a 600-room hotel at the Convention Center.
The lot located at Northeast 3rd Avenue and Multnomah Street doesn’t look like much.
debris-filled hole, where a former Teamsters union hall was demolished
last week; a ramshackle