A hotel and restaurant operator is making plans to buy some property and build a location near the Alton Multi Modal transportation center. When the Wadlow Golf Course was closed and a part turned into a train station, the hope was to see growth around the facility.

Alton Mayor Brant Walker tells The Big Z it appears that is now beginning to happen.

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The Alton City Council Committee of the Whole last night approved a resolution to sell the property. Walker says they are not ready to announce the name of the buyer of this 7-acre plot of land, but says it is a national chain and a “very good flag.”

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