Paducah Riverfront Development Authority http://wkms.org en Paducah Closer to New Downtown Hotel http://wkms.org/post/paducah-closer-new-downtown-hotel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The city of Paducah is one step closer to a new downtown hotel. The Kentucky Tourism Development Act Authority Board approved $4.5 million in tax credits to build the Hilton Garden Inn at the pavilion site adjacent to the Julian Carroll Convention Center according to Paducah Riverfront Development Authority director Steve Doolittle.</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:50:57 +0000 Lance Dennee 41758 at http://wkms.org Paducah Closer to New Downtown Hotel Hilton Enters Franchise Agreement for Paducah Hotel http://wkms.org/post/hilton-enters-franchise-agreement-paducah-hotel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The Paducah Riverfront Development Authority signed a Franchise Agreement with Hilton Worldwide to build a 121 room, seven story Hilton Garden Inn.&nbsp;The announcement comes <a href="http://wkms.org/post/downtown-paducah-hotel-franchise-announcement-could-come-within-week">months after </a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"><a href="http://wkms.org/post/downtown-paducah-hotel-franchise-announcement-could-come-within-week">PRDA Executive Director Steve </a><a href="http://wkms.org/post/downtown-paducah-hotel-franchise-announcement-could-come-within-week">Doolittle</a>'<a href="http://wkms.org/post/downtown-paducah-hotel-franchise-announcement-could-come-within-week">s</a><a href="http://wkms.org/post/downtown-paducah-hotel-franchise-announcement-could-come-within-week"> initial estimate. </a></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The long planned hotel will connect to the Julian Carroll Convention Center by a bridge over the </span>floodwall<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 19 May 2014 18:06:25 +0000 Allison Crawford 40656 at http://wkms.org Hilton Enters Franchise Agreement for Paducah Hotel Paducah Riverfront Group Poised to Present Plan http://wkms.org/post/paducah-riverfront-group-poised-present-plan <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Paducah Riverfront Development Authority board is ready to present their plans to the City Commission to construct a marina along the Ohio River.</span></p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:31:56 +0000 Lance Dennee 39784 at http://wkms.org Paducah Riverfront Group Poised to Present Plan Downtown Paducah Hotel Franchise Announcement Could Come Within a Week http://wkms.org/post/downtown-paducah-hotel-franchise-announcement-could-come-within-week <p>The Paducah Riverfront Development Authority plans to reveal the franchise for a new downtown hotel.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">PRDA Executive Director Steve Doolittle says the city wants to release the franchise with an architectural rendering. But the rendering could delay the roll-out.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:12:54 +0000 Whitney Jones 39512 at http://wkms.org Downtown Paducah Hotel Franchise Announcement Could Come Within a Week Future of Riverfront Redevelopment Remains Undecided http://wkms.org/post/future-riverfront-redevelopment-remains-undecided <p class="p1">Board members remain divided on the future of a riverfront development project in Paducah. The Paducah Riverfront Development Authority grappled with narrowed options for Schultz Park and a new dock at Wednesday's PRDA meeting due to limited grant funds.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1"> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 01:52:46 +0000 John Paul Henry 36359 at http://wkms.org Future of Riverfront Redevelopment Remains Undecided PRDA to Fine Tune Riverfront Project http://wkms.org/post/prda-fine-tune-riverfront-project <p class="p1">The Paducah Riverfront Development Authority officially took the lead from the City Commission on Wednesday to finish planning the final stages of the riverfront redevelopment project.</p><p class="p1">Reevaluation was assigned from the City Commission to PRDA this month because the project is over budget to be completed as planned.</p><p class="p1"> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 00:29:30 +0000 John Paul Henry 35977 at http://wkms.org PRDA to Fine Tune Riverfront Project More work to be done before pausing Riverfront Redevelopment http://wkms.org/post/more-work-be-done-pausing-riverfront-redevelopment <p class="p1">The Paducah Riverfront Redevelopment Project needs $50,000 in rock grading before the project can be put on hold for evaluation.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">Paducah City Engineer and Public Works Director Rick Murphy proposed paying MAC Construction to grade the material Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 at the Paducah City Commission Meeting at City Hall.</p><p class="p1"> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 02:06:13 +0000 John Paul Henry 35556 at http://wkms.org More work to be done before pausing Riverfront Redevelopment Paducah Planning Commission Tables RAMP Again http://wkms.org/post/paducah-planning-commission-tables-ramp-again <p></p><p>The Paducah Planning Commission tabled its discussion earlier this week on a plan to improve the downtown area. The Renaissance Area Master Plan has been in front of the commission for about eight months. Paducah Riverfront Development Authority director Steve Doolittle says the commission tabled the plan to sort out some outstanding issues such as riverfront properties that currently serve as parking lots. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:07:04 +0000 Whitney Jones 26675 at http://wkms.org Paducah Planning Commission Tables RAMP Again