Construction to begin in October on Downtown hotel

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Construction on a new hotel in downtown Cincinnati is expected to begin in October.

The old Enquirer building on Vine Street will be transformed into a Hampton Inn/Homewood Suites.

The 14-story office building was built in 1926. SREE Hotels will renovate the building into a 238-room hotel with 12,000 square feet of street-level retail space.

The project is expected to create 35 permanent full time jobs, 20 permanent part time jobs, and 80 temporary construction jobs.

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