(Huntsville, AL) - The City of Huntsville announced today that a new Homewood Suites by Hilton hotel will be built in the Councill Courts redevelopment near the intersection of Gallatin Street and Lowe Avenue in downtown Huntsville. The $11.5 million hotel is being made possible through a joint agreement between Triad Properties of Huntsville and PHD Hotels of Auburn.
The City has worked with a number of partners in the private sector to develop new residential, retail, and tourist opportunities at Councill Courts. For its part, the City has agreed to pay $7.6 million toward construction of a $10 million parking garage to anchor the complex. The Councill Courts garage will help serve the hotel, offices, shops, restaurants, grocery store and more than 230 apartments to be constructed in the area. The project is the latest step in the City's efforts to revitalize downtown and create new economic opportunities with environments where residents can live, work and play