Hotel, six-story housing complex on Northampton Planning Board docket Thursday night

Staff Writer
Published: 8/23/2023 4:30:30 PM
Modified: 8/23/2023 4:30:03 PM

NORTHAMPTON — Two significant projects — a new four-story hotel on Conz Street and a six-story building behind City Hall for affordable housing — are scheduled to go before the Planning Board for review Thursday night.

Hotelier Mansour Ghalibaf is seeking a special permit and major-site plan approval for an extended-stay, 109-room hotel on the site of the former Daily Hampshire Gazette at 115 Conz St., next to an existing Fairfield Inn & Suites hotel that he opened in 2014. The new hotel would be nearly 18,000 square feet in size and would carry the Home2 Suites by Hilton name, according to documents provided to the city in its application.

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