Allegan, Michigan will vote on the fate of a proposed boutique hotel project on the city’s riverfront on March 10, 2020.
If the build is to go ahead it will see an 80-bedroom property constructed on city parkland, but state law says that the sale of public land must be approved by voters.
Proponents argue that the city, which has only one central hotel, ‘desperately’ needs a new property.
Meanwhile, opponents to the Allegan hotel worry that Mahan Park’s wedding facilities, which would be moved under CL Real Estate’s proposition, may be negatively impacted by the change.
A similar dispute took place in Phoenix late last year. Read more below: