Springfield Green Lights Development

GLENWOOD, Ore. — The Springfield City Council gave the green light Monday to a proposed hotel and conference center on the Glenwood waterfront. The Springfield City Council approved the signing of a letter of intent to start that multi-million dollar investment. Developers presented their plans Monday night at a joint meeting between the city of … Continue reading »

Hotel Proposed for Glenwood

GLENWOOD, Ore. — More jobs could be coming to Lane County, thanks to a proposed hotel and conference center. The vision is for a hotel and conference center along the riverbank in Glenwood. The multi-million dollar center could come with hundreds of jobs and improve both Eugene and Springfield’s economies. Four local developers are swooping … Continue reading »

Corvallis Seeks Input on Hotel Proposal

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A new hotel might be coming to Corvallis – if the Planning Commission approves the developer’s land use applications. The developer, A&A Construction and Development of Spokane, Wash., hasn’t said which major hotel chain would be moving in, but it would be located behind Shari’s Restaurant on Ninth Street and Cornell Avenue. … Continue reading »

Eugene Red Lion Hotel Closing

EUGENE, Ore. — More than 40 employees will lose their jobs next month when the Red Lion Hotel in Eugene shuts its doors. The hotel announced Tuesday it will no longer house guests after Jan. 31. Representatives from Red Lion Hotels Corporate says they’ve reached an agreement with the property owners who want to re-develop … Continue reading »

Treasure Hunting Before Building a Hotel

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new hotel is coming to town, a hotel that is expected to be an economic boost for the downtown. But before construction can start, crews must do some treasure hunting of sorts to make sure they are not building on any archaeological treasures. One of the site’s five owners, Dan Whitaker, … Continue reading »

Eugene Airport Looks to Develop Hotel

EUGENE, Ore. — Travelers coming into the Eugene Airport won’t have to travel downtown or to Springfield to find a hotel in the near future. The airport will be looking for a developer to build a hotel on the corner of Awbrey Lane and Highway 99. Leasing the land would bring in extra revenue for … Continue reading »

Developer Proposes Glenwood Hotel

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield city councilors approved the sale of two pieces of riverfront property that may soon be home to a hotel. The sale was for $160,000. The developer is proposing an 85-room hotel that’s very close to the new I-5 bridge in Glenwood. Construction could begin by summer of 2014. Springfield says it … Continue reading »

Hotel Scam Alert

EUGENE, Ore. — As spring break wraps up Eugene police have a warning for travelers returning home, check your credit card statements. A scam targeting hotel guests is sweeping the nation and has made its way to Eugene. It’s the only known incident. It starts with a call and ends in a traveler getting tricked … Continue reading »

Hotel Guests Targeted by Scam

EUGENE, Ore. — A scam targeting hotel guests has been reported in Eugene. The Eugene Police Department says scammers called at least one local hotel and asked to be transferred to phones lines of several rooms. When a guest would answer, the scammer pretends to be the front desk clerk. They tell the guest they’re … Continue reading »