Mayor Jerry Weiers frequently tells officials at groundbreakings, “Here we grow again,” and he did it again April 10 when the city broke ground on the new Aloft Hotel at the Westgate Entertainment District.
“Everyone knows I like saying, ‘Here we grow again,’ and it is exciting to say it today,” Weiers said. “This is a big addition to the Westgate area and I am really excited about this expansion.”
The new hotel, located at the corner of 91st and Glendale avenues, is a 2.4-acre property next to Westgate, which has turned into one of the premier entertainment destinations in the region.
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The 100-room, four-story Aloft Hotel officially is under construction with Tuesday’s groundbreaking ceremony at Westgate. The new hotel is designed with millennials or Generation Y in mind. Located in the Westgate Entertainment District, the new Aloft-Glendale plans to open in January 2019 or in about ten months. From the information sheet at the groundbreaking, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, “Aloft’s business model providing a hip, modern atmosphere at an affordable price."