Omni Hotel in Louisville, Ky., to begin development

Planning for a new Omni Hotel in Louisville, Ky., is now cleared to begin construction in January 2016.

The new hotel is expected to cost $300 million and will include a housing development. The development will include a 600-room Omni hotel and over 200 apartments, as well as a grocery store, retail space and parking garage.

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The site of the future hotel included the Louisville Water Co. headquarters, which was constructed in 1910. The historic elements of the water company building will be incorporated into a future project.

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