A New Hampton Inn for Benson in 2017

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Along with the hotel, the 2.3-acre site will have two outparcels that could house 4,000 square feet of quick-service restaurant space and about 6,000 square feet for a full-service restaurant. The N.C. Department of Transportation has already approved plans to install a free-range dog park directly across from the hotel.

“Benson has added some really great options for tourists lately, so the timing and location of this new Hampton Inn couldn’t be better,” said Brenda Daniels, ElectriCities economic development manager. “It’s near shopping and several restaurants and less than five miles from GALOT Motorsports Park and Broadslab Distillery.”

The new hotel will also be less than 20 minutes from Campbell University, 45 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and 25 minutes from Johnston Regional Airport.
The hotel’s builder is Leath Co. LLC, a commercial developer based in Emporia, Virginia, that focuses on hotel and motel development.

For more information, contact Brenda Daniels, Manager, Economic Development at bdaniels@electricities.org or 919-760-6363, or visit https://www.electricities.com/EconDev.

          

About ElectriCities of North Carolina

ElectriCities of North Carolina, Inc., is the membership organization that provides power supply and related critical services to over 90 community-owned electric systems in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia—collectively known as public power. ElectriCities manages the power supply for two power agencies in North Carolina and provides technical services to assist members in operating their electric distribution systems. ElectriCities also helps these locally owned and operated public power providers thrive today and in the future by delivering innovative services, including legislative, technical, communications, and economic development expertise.

Visit www.electricities.com to learn more about the benefits of public power and how ElectriCities helps communities keep the lights on through access to safe, reliable, and affordable energy.

Media contact
Deb Clark
Supervisor, External Communications, ElectriCities
919-760-6287
dclark@electricities.org

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