A new Hilton hotel is planned for the area near the former Goodyear headquarters site in East Akron.
The Beacon Journal reports that the $18 million dollar hotel will be a 136-room, five-story Hilton Garden Inn off East Market Street, and should open in June 2014.
It's part of the East End development spearheaded by Industrial Realty Group, which is redeveloping the former Goodyear campus.
The company recently officially opened its new world headquarters on Innovation Way.
Groundbreaking for the proposed Hilton Garden Inn in East Akron is set for this summer.
IRG plans to add offices, retail and residential projects in the former Goodyear campus.
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