WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — During the city council meeting on Tuesday, an agreement for a full-service hotel and convention center near the MPEC was reached between 4B Sales Tax board, city councilors, and O’Reilly Hospitality Management.
The agreement was passed 6-1 with District 5 City Councilor Steve Jackson opposing.
Included in the hotel plans is a nearly $12 million convention center to be paid for with 4B sales tax funds.
The project includes the construction of a Delta Hotel by Marriott, which will include 200 rooms and a restaurant within its seven stories.
The facility will also have a convention center with 18- thousand square feet of meeting space.
The O’Reilly hospitality management company from Springfield, Missouri is heading this project, investing more than $48 million into the hotel, which will then be operated and managed by the O’Reilly company.