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BWI seeks developer for airport hotel

BWI seeks developer for airport hotel

Aiming to stay competitive for jet-set travelers, the Maryland Aviation Administration is seeking a contractor to build and operate a hotel at BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport. The agency is offering a site within a short walk of the airport where it wants a developer to build a 200- to 250-room lodging that would enhance the airport architecturally while providing a high-end, convenient option for travelers. It would replace an older hotel about a mile away that closed in 2013 and is being demolished. Officials say BWI needs to stay competitive with other airports that have added upscale comforts catering to fliers. "We want to provide a true on-airport, high-quality hotel for the...