by Kaylee Hultgren | November 25, 2009

According to Business First of Columbus (Ohio), last week plans were unveiled for the $175 million Hilton convention center hotel project in the city. Ground might be broken on the 532-room property as early as next July, with plans to open in fall 2012. Details include 23,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 12,000-square-foot ballroom; a 300- to 400-seat restaurant; a lounge seating 100, and a coffee shop.