15 May 2007

hotel bentley in the balance or rod noles was right

back on 03 january 2007 local realtor/developer rod noles predicted that the hotel bentley wouldnt reopen this year...
today the town talk reported:

A letter from John Schneider, president of Cyntreniks Hospitality Company, LLC, sent Monday to Mayor Jacques Roy and City Council members states that the company would request a third extension for a closing date for the purchase from hotel owner Bob Dean only “if we were confident that a true private/public partnership was being considered ... where both parties share the risks and rewards of bringing back the Bentley.”
Schneider writes that the deal still can be saved if Alexandria ponies up money to restore the hotel to its former grandeur but will be “permanently halted” without public money. town talk link
kalb.com has the complete letter here and the city of alexandria's response here. our response is good bye and good riddance to this bunch of baton rouge con artists they can go and jump in the same lake as the board of directors of st. francis cabrini hospital.
see also
cenla media blog
hotel bentley sale falls through
and also
cenla stir blog
deal? or no deal?
and also
central louisiana politics blog
local media duped again
and also
cenla antics blog
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