Holiday Inn Express and Suites Coming to Columbia City


Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express and Suites Hotels will be adding a new location in Columbia City, the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation announced Tuesday. The new hotel will add 18 jobs by 2017. Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn will be investing $4 million to build and equip the new hotel. Columbia City awarded Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn CEDIT based incentives to help offset costs for utility infrastructure and approved a 10-year tax abatement at the request of the Whitley County EDC. The project will bring 10 full-time and eight part-time jobs.

The new hotel will be owned and operated by Vidhi 2 LLC. Owner Raj Patel and his family have managed hotels in Fort Wayne, Plymouth and in Michigan.

Columbia City officials and residents welcome Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express and Suites to our community, said Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel, Whitley County has become known as a great place to do business and this development expands that reputation. Thanks to the partnership between Vidhi 2 LLC and the City, our community will continue building a future together.

Construction on the hotel is expected to begin in March and is expected to be completed in June 2017.

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