Tagged: majestic hotel

Majestic Death Looms Over Spa City

by George Waldon 10/16/2017 12:00 am

The destruction of the Majestic Hotel left an indelible scar on the psyche of Hot Springs officials and residents.

Plans for Bathhouse Hotel, Outdoor Spas, Bike Trails Percolate in Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

News is bubbling up in Hot Springs, where Mayor Pat McCabe and his wife, Ellen, are planning a boutique hotel in the Hale Bathhouse and the city is brainstorming on what to do with the site of the old Majestic Hotel.

Mayor Pat McCabe on Moving Hot Springs Full Steam Ahead

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Pat McCabe was appointed mayor by the Hot Springs Board of Directors in April after the resignation of Mayor Ruth Carney in March.

Majestic Fire Prompts Splash of Hot Springs Development

by Mark Friedman 3/27/2017 12:00 am

The fire that destroyed the historic Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs three years ago helped prompt a wave of development in the downtown district.

Majestic Hotel Demolition Ahead of Schedule in Hot Springs

by Associated Press 8/30/2016 6:54 am

Leaders in Hot Springs say the demolition of the Majestic Hotel complex is ahead of schedule.

Hot Springs Could Settle on Hotel Demolition Pact June 21

by Associated Press 6/10/2016 2:46 pm

A committee of the Hot Springs board of directors has settled on who should demolish the fire-damaged Majestic Hotel.

City of Hot Springs Begins Majestic Hotel Cleanup

by Alexis Crowe 1/13/2016 9:20 am

Hot Springs' board of directors voted unanimously to hire Spirtas Wrecking Co. of St. Louis for demolition and abatement of the yellow brick section of the destroyed Majestic Hotel.

Arkansas Municipalities Left to Clean up After Property Owners Leave Mess

by Mark Friedman 9/14/2015 12:00 am

Dealing with property owners who neglect dilapidated commercial buildings is becoming a growing problem for cities, especially when they crumble, Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth said. Other officials in cities and towns in Arkansas agree with her.

Hot Springs Closes Deal on Majestic Hotel Complex

by Associated Press 8/26/2015 11:22 am

Hot Springs officials say the city has assumed ownership of the Majestic Hotel complex, which sustained major fire damage in a 2014 fire, after closing on a deal this week.

Sale of Historic Hot Springs Hotel Moves Forward

by Associated Press 7/8/2015 11:12 am

The Missouri owner of an historic Arkansas hotel has agreed to the Hot Springs City Board's $680,000 offer to purchase the property.

Residents Hope to Save Historic Hot Springs Hotel

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 7/6/2015 7:09 am

While some residents in downtown Hot Springs want the Majestic Hotel debris cleaned up, some are rallying to protect portions of the crumbling building they say can and should be restored to its former glory.

Contractor to Begin Cleaning Majestic Hotel Rubble

by Associated Press 4/10/2015 7:34 am

A Hot Springs contractor is expected to begin clearing the rubble off a sidewalk left over following a large fire that ripped through the historic hotel last year.

Hot Springs Board of Directors Condemn Majestic Hotel Complex

by Associated Press 3/17/2015 7:31 am

Hot Springs officials have greenlighted a resolution to condemn several remaining structures of the Majestic Hotel complex, which burned down more than a year ago.

Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs Put on Auction Block

by Associated Press 10/14/2014 10:07 am

A real estate auctioneer says the Majestic Hotel complex will be for sale until next month.

Cole McCaskill on What's Central To Bringing More Tourists to Hot Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/29/2014 12:00 am

Cole McCaskill is a Hot Springs native who recently stepped into the newly created position of downtown development director. His job is to manage the Hot Springs Metro Partnership’s Strategic Plan for Downtown Development, which grew out of the February fire that destroyed the historic Majestic Hotel.

Majestic Hotel Debris Cleanup Plan Accepted

by Associated Press 9/5/2014 11:15 am

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality says the removal of rubble from the Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs should begin within 30 days.

‘Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste’ (Jim Fram Commentary)

by Jim Fram 7/7/2014 12:00 am

The Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Hot Springs Metro Partnership recognized after the Majestic Hotel fire that they should embrace the adage to "never let a crisis go to waste," commissioning the Downtown Game Plan Task Force to study all aspects of downtown development.

Majestic Hotel Owner Given 60 Days to Remove Rubble

by Associated Press 6/4/2014 9:02 am

State environmental regulators have given the owner of the Majestic Hotel in Hot Springs 60 days to clean up the rubble from a fire that destroyed a large part of the hotel complex in February.

In Arkansas, Drones Take Place of News Choppers

by Luke Jones 4/21/2014 12:00 am

The days of the humble news chopper are waning. It’s now cheaper, easier and more effective to shoot stories with drones. News stations are adapting to this change in different ways. Some are hiring freelancers with access to the technology.

Hot Springs OKs Condemnation of Majestic Hotel

by Associated Press 3/19/2014 8:20 am

City leaders in Hot Springs have approved the condemnation of the Majestic Hotel building that was destroyed in a fire last month.