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State awards $5M loan for construction of downtown hotel

Published On: Jan 24 2012 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 25 2012 06:23:39 PM EST

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

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.

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