YYJ Hotel: development launched at Victoria International Airport

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Victoria International Airport is considering a location for a hotel on its property, which could provide more amenities for travelers and increase the airport authority’s revenue base.

The developer, Kothari Group, offers a 129-room Marriott hotel on the east end of the airport property, at Beacon Avenue West and Stirling Way.

The hotel development company would operate the hotel, partnering with Marriott to launch TownePlace Suites.

“We see the addition of a hotel at this location as a logical fit and a terrific new amenity for the airport and the community,” Victoria Airports Authority President and CEO Geoff said Thursday. Dickson.

A rendering of the proposed hotel is shown. (Mataj Architecture)

The Victoria Airports Authority says its revenue has been “significantly” affected by the pandemic and the project would help diversify its revenue base.

The review process will include input from W̱SÁNEĆ leaders, members of the public, and City of Sidney staff and council.

If approved, construction could begin in early 2023 and take up to two years to complete.

The hotel is designed to include a pool, fitness center, 1,500 square feet of meeting space, and a restaurant.

A rendering of the proposed hotel is shown. (Victoria International Airport)

“It is very positive to see that Sidney continues to be an attractive place for businesses to invest,” said Sidney Mayor Cliff McNeil-Smith.

“The current partnership between the City of Sidney, Victoria Airports Authority and the District of North Saanich to realign Stirling Road and build a roundabout on Beacon Avenue West supports continued growth in this area,” he said. added. “I look forward to seeing this come to the board in the months to come.”

The airport has set up storyboards detailing the project in its arrivals rotunda. You can also check the maps on the Victoria International Airport website.

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