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General Hotels lands 5 new properties

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Indianapolis-based General Hotels Corp. said Tuesday that it has signed agreements to manage five more hotels in Indiana and Ohio.

The properties are the 146-room Staybridge Suites in Fishers; the 86-room Hampton Inn in Scottsburg; the 253-room Holiday Inn in Columbus, Ind.; and the 130-room Hampton Inn South and 129-room Best Western Northwest, both in Dayton, Ohio.

The additions bring the total number of hotels managed by General Hotels to 15, all in Indiana and Ohio.

In Indianapolis, General Hotels manages the Crown Plaza at Historic Union Station, Holiday Inn North at the Pyramids, Crown Plaza Indianapolis Airport and Homewood Suites by Hilton at Keystone at the Crossing.
 
General Hotels is owned by hotel developer James E. Dora. His son, James E. Dora Jr., serves as president and CEO of the company.

 

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  1. John, unfortunately CTRWD wants to put the tank(s) right next to a nature preserve and at the southern entrance to Carmel off of Keystone. Not exactly the kind of message you want to send to residents and visitors (come see our tanks as you enter our city and we build stuff in nature preserves...

  2. 85 feet for an ambitious project? I could shoot ej*culate farther than that.

  3. I tried, can't take it anymore. Untill Katz is replaced I can't listen anymore.

  4. Perhaps, but they've had a very active program to reduce rainwater/sump pump inflows for a number of years. But you are correct that controlling these peak flows will require spending more money - surge tanks, lines or removing storm water inflow at the source.

  5. All sewage goes to the Carmel treatment plant on the White River at 96th St. Rainfall should not affect sewage flows, but somehow it does - and the increased rate is more than the plant can handle a few times each year. One big source is typically homeowners who have their sump pumps connect into the sanitary sewer line rather than to the storm sewer line or yard. So we (Carmel and Clay Twp) need someway to hold the excess flow for a few days until the plant can process this material. Carmel wants the surge tank located at the treatment plant but than means an expensive underground line has to be installed through residential areas while CTRWD wants the surge tank located further 'upstream' from the treatment plant which costs less. Either solution works from an environmental control perspective. The less expensive solution means some people would likely have an unsightly tank near them. Carmel wants the more expensive solution - surprise!

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