County council approves plan to build hotel in Delaware News Staff

NEW CASTLE, Del. — A county council in Delaware has approved a plan to build a 125-room hotel on vacant land.

The brand of the four-story hotel was not revealed when the New Castle County Council approved the plan on Tuesday night, but the developer will be Pennsylvania-based Titan Hospitality Group, The Delaware News Journal reported.

Sal Shahriar, the company’s president, said in an email that his company is in charge of land approvals and estimates the hotel in New Castle will open in 2025.

Similar to the rest of Delaware, New Castle County has experienced a dip in hotel occupancy rates. In October, the countywide occupancy rate was down approximately 20% from 2019, according to the Delaware Hotel and Lodging Association.

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