Representatives of two hotels being planned in Hilliard are scheduled to appear before the Hilliard Planning and Zoning Commission at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10.
Tru by Hilton, has an application pending to build a 4-story, 97-room hotel at 3950 Lyman Drive, on the west side of the Hampton Inn & Suites at the same address. Tru by Hilton is seeking approval of a lot split, a sign package and a site plan for construction of the hotel.
The lot split would create a new address for the hotel, said city planner John Talentino.
The application was introduced at the April 12 planning-and-zoning commission meeting and tabled until May 10.
Another hotel company has expressed interest in the same area.
InterContinental Hotels Group, whose brands include Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express, is proposing to build an Avid Hotel at the former McDonald's site at the northeast corner of Cemetery Road and Lyman Drive, according to David Meadows, Hilliard's economic-development director.
The Avid Hotel at 3900 Lyman Drive is on the commission's May 10 agenda; it is seeking approval of a final development plan for a 4-story, 87-room hotel.
McDonald's closed its restaurant at Cemetery Road and Lyman Drive in 2014 and built a new restaurant just to the west at Cemetery Road and Lyman Drive. The former site has been a vacant lot since then.
A third hotel in the Cemetery Road corridor west of Interstate 270 already has received approval from the commission.
On April 12, planning-and-zoning commission members approved the rezoning of 5.6 acres and a lot split for Innsight Hospitality LLC.
The rezoning will allow for the construction of a TownePlace Suites, a Marriott brand, at the former site of JD Equipment, 4079 Lyman Drive.
A $12.6 million, 94-room TownePlace Suites would be built on about a third of the 5.6-acre lot, with the remainder open for commercial development, Meadows said.
The planning-and-zoning commission is scheduled to consider six other cases May 10, including a proposal by S&T Bank, 4599 Cemetery Road, to build a 5,525-square-foot bank and office building.