New Conference Center Proposals for Jefferson City

3 years 4 weeks 1 day ago November 07, 2013 Nov 7, 2013 Thursday, November 07 2013 Thursday, November 07, 2013 4:57:00 AM CST in News
By: Jonathan Deutsch, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - On Wednesday night the Jefferson City Council plans to hear proposals from two private companies regarding a new conference center. 

One proposal will be heard from Farmer Holding Company and the other proposal will be heard from Ehrhardt Hospitality Group. 

The Farmer Holding Company's plan includes about 130 hotel rooms and a 20,000 square foot conference center on Country Club Drive near Capital Mall. The estimated cost of its plan is $24 million. 

Ehrhardt's plan would put the conference center and the hotel in downtown on McCarthy Street. Ehrhardt wants a 30,000 square foot conference center. Its plan would cost an estimated $36.8 million and is said to be completed by summer of 2015. 

Both of the plans show the hotel and the conference center attached and as a Marriot Courtyard. 

They City proposed to contribute up to $9 million for the project. 

For full images of the Farmer Holding Company's plan, click here

For full images of Ehrhardt's plan, click here. 

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