County votes to approve Hyatt Place at Sacramento airport

County votes to approve Hyatt Place at Sacramento airport

$24 million hotel would have 135-room capacity

By Leticia Ordaz

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 on Tuesday to approve a planned $24 million hotel at the Sacramento International Airport — and it’s expected to bring hundreds of new jobs to the region.

The hotel will be funded by a developer who is planning on building a five-story, 135-room Hyatt Place.

Los Angeles-based Sonnenblick Development is proposing to put a Hyatt hotel in a grassy area next to a parking garage, an open space between the airport’s two terminals.

“(It will be) very easily accessible from Terminal A and Terminal B,” said Robert Sonnenblick, with Sonneblick Development. “You fall out of baggage claim right into our lobby.”

The project will start this spring and generate about 300 construction jobs in the next two years.

Airport travelers are excited already.

“It’s a good thing for Sacramento,” Sydney Dawes said Tuesday. “Growth is great.”

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