Gaylord Texan Resort getting $120 million expansionGaylord Texan Resort getting $120 million expansionhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=118362016-01-21T06:00:00Z2016-01-21T21:00:00Z

​​​GRAPEVINE – Nashville-based Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc. will be giving the Gaylord Texa​n Resort and Convention Center a $120 million expansion. ​​

The expansion will add 300 guest rooms to the resort's current 1,511-room inventory and will add 86,000 sf of carpeted meeting space, bringing the total meeting space to approximately 490,000 sf. The meeting space addition includes a 30,000-sf ballroom, 30,000 sf of breakout space and approximately 26,000 sf of carpeted pre-function space.

Once the expansion is completed, Gaylord Texas will become the second-largest non-gaming convention center hotel in the country by total self-contained exhibit and meeting space.

Construction is slated to begin in the fourth quarter and be completed in second quarter 2018. The project will also include a $5 million expansion of the property's resort pool complex, which should be ready for the 2016 summer season. 
Fort Worth Business Press
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
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