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$70M makeover of Town and Country hotel gets council OK

$70M makeover of Town and Country hotel gets council OK

A $70 million makeover of the aging Town and Country resort in Mission Valley won approval Tuesday from the San Diego City Council after the developer reached agreements with organized labor to safeguard existing jobs and not stand in the way of unionizing hotel workers.

The 7-1 council vote, with Councilman David Alvarez absent, came following multiple hearing postponements over the past several months amid objections raised by the Unite Here union for hotel workers. They cited concerns about environmental impacts and inadequate protections for hotel...

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