Completion date of one convention center project pushed back - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Completion date of one convention center project pushed back

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One of the convention center projects in Jonesboro has been put on hold before ground has been broken.

According to Talk Business & Politics, The Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center being built by O’Reilly Hospitality management that was scheduled to be completed early next year.

Tim O’Reilly said the completion date had been pushed until the fall of 2018.

O’Reilly told Talk Business & Politics the project is awaiting city approval of the plans that he did not think was needed.

The city has tentatively approved the plans but is still waiting for fire and stormwater inspections.

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