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      Deal reached for city owned hotel downtown Green Bay

      Former Clarion Hotel, Downtown Green Bay.
      Former Clarion Hotel, Downtown Green Bay.

      GREEN BAY - The city of Green Bay is no longer in the hotel business.

      It reached a deal Friday, to sell the Clarion Hotel. Michigan based, American Hospitality is the new owner.

      The company bought the hotel for $2.7 million and will spend about $5 million renovating it.

      The city purchased the hotel in March for more than $2.5 million.

      It wanted to make sure the nearby KI Convention Center expansion moved forward.

      Construction is expected to be complete next year.

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