NIAGARA FALLS, NY (WKBW-TV) - Construction of a new $10.2 million hotel in downtown Niagara falls is underway. The 110 room Wingate by Wyndham Hotel will be located at 333 Rainbow Boulevard. The project will create 15 new full-time permanent hotel jobs and an estimated additional 20 retail/restaurant industry jobs.
“By providing high quality accommodations in Niagara Falls this project meets a critical need for the future growth of the regional economy,” Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a statement. "Having a full supply of first rate accommodations is essential to supporting the tourism industry in Niagara Falls, and this project by Plati Niagara is an important step forward that will create new economic opportunities throughout the region. I am encouraged to see investors recognizing that by enhancing the tourist experience there is great potential for growth in Niagara Falls.