Share, , , Google Plus, Reddit, Pinterest, StumbleUpon


Posted in:

Delaware Avenue Holiday Inn to Shutter

It’s official, the Holiday Inn at 620 Delaware Avenue is closing in early September. Employees were told of the pending closure a month ago but operator Hart Hotels did not confirm it until today. The Buffalo News has the scoop:

Hart Hotels, which manages the 167-room Holiday Inn, said it will close on Sept. 5 after its lease to operate the hotel was not renewed by the building owner, Benderson Development Co.

“We’re the operator. We’re the tenant,” said David Hart, the president of Hart Hotels, which has been associated with the operation of the Holiday Inn since it first opened 50 years ago. Hart said his company, which operates 16 hotels across New York and New England, would try to find other jobs at its other properties for some of the Holiday Inn’s 82 workers. But most are likely to lose their jobs.

Channel 2 reported that Benderson Development is planning to remodel the building.

According to sources, employees were told Benderson is planning to convert the building to residential.  Benderson officials tell Business First it will remain a hotel.  Stay tuned.

[codepeople-post-map points="1" width="100%" height="550"]

Written by Buffalo Rising

Buffalo Rising

Sometimes the authors at Buffalo Rising work on collaborative efforts in order to cover various events and stories. These posts can not be attributed to one single author, as it is a combined effort. Often times a formation of a post gets started by one writer and passed along to one or more writers before completion. At times there are author attributions at the end of one of these posts. Other times, “Buffalo Rising” is simply offered up as the creator of the article. In either case, the writing is original to Buffalo Rising.

View All Articles by Buffalo Rising
Hide Comments
Show Comments