BATON ROUGE,LA (NBC33) — Baton Rouge city leaders broke ground today on a new hotel in downtown Baton Rouge.
THe Hampton Inn and Suites will be located on the corner of Main and Lafayette Streets. When it is built, it will bring 60 full and part-time jobs to the Capitol City.. Mayor-President Kip Holden says construction of the 137 room facility is only the beginning,"This is going to be the catalyst for other developments along the river. And so as you see all of these projects coming together again, I urge people to take a look at Baton Rouge. Get your cameras because everything will change automatically."
The hotel is expected to open by the end of next year.