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State awards $5M loan for construction of downtown hotel

State awards $5M loan for construction of downtown hotel

READING, Pa. - The state is giving Reading a big boost for its efforts to build another hotel in center city.

The Greater Berks Development Fund has been awarded a $5 million loan for the construction of a Doubletree Hotel.

The hotel will be built directly across from the Sovereign Center on Penn Street.

Plans have been in the works for years, but construction has not yet started.


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