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Groundbreaking Held For New $34M Hotel At Navy Yard

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Mayor Michael Nutter is seen taking part in a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the construction of a new hotel. Mayor Michael Nutter is seen taking part in a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the construction of a new hotel.
PHILADELPHIA -

Shovels hitting the ground Thursday at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia marked the start of a project to build a new hotel in the area.

Mayor Michael Nutter was part of the groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the first hotel to be built at the Navy Yard.

Construction will soon begin on the $34 million, five-story Courtyard Marriot.

The project is expected to create 400 construction jobs and 50 permanent jobs when it opens next year.

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