City approves Amador Hotel renovations
By Mike Cook
Las Cruces Bulletin
The Las Cruces City Council, meeting as the Tax Increment Development District Board (TIDD), unanimously approved a preliminary plan to renovate the historic Amador Hotel and surrounding property at the council’s Monday, Feb. 22 work session.
Las Cruces builder/developer Max Bower, vice president of GMB Investments, Inc. of El Paso, said “the re-development project encompasses the block in its entirety, to include a new full-service restaurant, new Las Cruces Convention and Visitors Bureau offices, additional retail space, a multi-purpose outdoor patio and renovations to the historic Amador Hotel.”
With the TIDD board’s approval, which includes $50,000 in funding, Bower will provide “final terms and contract provisions” for final approval by the board within eight to 10 weeks.
Funding for the multi-million-dollar