Video: Hotel Groundbreaking Ceremony

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COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – There was a groundbreaking ceremony for the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Columbus Monday (11-5).

 This is the second business class hotel by Castle Properties of Columbus and The Peachtree Hotel Group of Atlanta.

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State, city, and county leaders along with other business professionals were on hand to turned the dirt at the site of what will be a full service 110 room hotel, three thousand square foot conference space. 

“We are anxious to get this second hotel under way. Its going to be a full service hotel. Have breakfast lunch dinner and the restaurant. Have meeting space,” said Joe Max Higgins, Link CEO.

“For the business traveler, specially the people who are getting out at the Golden Triangle Aerospace Park. Will be a perfect fit for our property,” said Mark Castleberry, Castleberry Properties.

Construction on the project is slated to be open in mid-2013.