The purpose of the item was to ask the council for permission to make such plans involving city land, said
"Permission (did) not grant a right, but rather an acknowledgment that the
The rest of the project would be built on the former site of the Hayward Lumber Yard at
The entire project is set to go before the city's
The 107-room hotel would have restaurant and office space, as well as a central plaza/gathering area and basement parking structure with 240 spaces. The hotel will also feature a public market where vendors can rent booths to sell their wares, similar to the Oxbow Public Market in
The parking -- which would be
Others have said that adding paid or timed parking downtown could hurt the city's small-town character.
Since the developers have put the parking structure in the project's second phase, they would need to come back to the council when they actually want to build it to work out a deal with the city, such as a lease, Gallagher said.
"Those kinds of details will be worked out in the future," he said, adding that such a deal could still be several years away. If approved, the first phase of Pine Street Promenade could take between a year and a year and a half to complete, developers previously said.
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