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New hotel planned for Pittsburgh's North Shore

| Friday, April 13, 2007

Kratsa Properties plans to build a $20 million, 175-room Residence Inn by Marriott on land at West General Robinson Street and Stadium Drive on the North Shore.

Construction could begin in July, and the hotel could open by late 2008, said William Kratsa Jr., general partner.

Kratsa acquired the site through North Shore Hospitality Associates L.P. from MVP Investments L.P. for $2.68 million, according to a deed filed with Allegheny County.

MVP Investments is part of MPS Holdings LLC, where Merrill P. Stabile is manager.

This would be Kratsa's second North Shore hotel, following the Marriott SpringHill Suites that opened in 2005.

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