Old Richland Hotel Targeted Next For “Mini” Apartments
Another Richland Hotel is being targeted for potential conversion into "mini" apartments.
The newest project could provide some gorgeous views along the Columbia River and Howard Amon Park.
The old Shilo inn which is currently the Riverfront Hotel is now earmarked for a potential renovation into "mini-apartments" according to an article from the Tri-City Herald.
Is The Old Shilo's Inn Being Renovated?
There is one hitch, the owners of the property would like to purchase the 20 acres that the hotel sits on so they can expand the property to include a wine village.
The Oregon-based Fortify Holdings believes the 20-acre purchase hinges on the city of Richland approving the plan.
The purchase would allow for expansion of the property to include views of the Columbia River.
Does The Deal Hinge On The 20 Acres From The City Of Richland?
The owners contend that the property without the acreage would be "wasted" if the business wasn't allowed to expand.
No word on when the city council will respond to the application but Fortify Holdings has until March 31st, 2022 to close the deal.
Several other hotels in Richland are seeing renovations into "mini-apartments" including the Days Inn and Best Western Inn.
How Many Renovations Are Going On Around Richland?
There has been a surge of renovations of older motels and hotels around the Tri-Cities and this new project is another addition to a long list of current developing real estate endeavors in the Columbia Basin.
You can read more details about the Riverside Hotel renovation and its progress here.