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World Trade Center Construction Could Begin Soon

Even though a group of investors filed a lawsuit saying the city's process for selecting tenants of the vacant World Trade Center was unfair, the winning tenant, a Four Seasons hotel, is moving forward in the 33-story tower. Investors in the project are in town today for a ceremony to sign partnership agreements, according to, meaning that construction on the building could begin soon.

But Two Canal Street Investors, the group who sued the city, isn't giving up: They have appealed a New Orleans judge's refusal to block the Four Seasons project from moving forward, according to The group had proposed a Hotel Alessandra, a burgeoning "new luxury" hotel brand whose only other outpost is in Houston.

The Four Seasons plan includes "a 350-room luxury hotel, 76 hotel-serviced condos and two new buildings with parking, meeting rooms and a restaurant."

· New Orleans World Trade Center: Four Seasons investors in New Orleans for ceremony []
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World Trade Center

365 Canal St Ste 1120, New Orleans, LA 70130