San Diego’s homeless to transition out of convention center, into hotels by December with council approval

With the San Diego City Council’s approval, the city will convert two Residence Inn locations into fully furnished, move-in ready, apartment-style homes.

SAN DIEGO — The City of San Diego is expected to vote Tuesday on a major plan to turn two local hotels into housing for the homeless. With the San Diego City Council’s approval, the city will convert two Residence Inn locations  – one on Kearny Mesa Road

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Downtown’s $420 million convention center expansion, backed by Wisconsin taxpayers, is proceeding despite travel industry depression

Downtown Milwaukee’s Wisconsin Center convention center expansion is proceeding — a $420 million taxpayer-financed investment — even as the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the travel industry.

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The Wisconsin Center District, the state-created agency that operates the convention center and other downtown venues, will borrow funds by selling bonds to investors this fall.

The bond sale is to be completed by mid-December, followed by more design work and a

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