From the Chatham News + Record, by Ben Rappaport:

PITTSBORO — Dirt has finally moved on the first hotel project in Chatham County history.

Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony for the Pittsboro Hampton Inn & Suites in Mosaic at Chatham Park marked a historic day as the development of Chatham Park continues: the 121-room hotel will be the latest addition to the mixed-use development of Mosaic at Chatham Park and marks the beginning of the construction of the county’s long-awaited first hotel.

The $200+ million Mosaic project will offer more than 200,000 square feet of shops, restaurants and housing to accompany the new hotel once its construction is completed in the fall of next year.

Mosaic developer Kirk Bradley said bringing a Hampton Inn property to the county was about living up to a long-term vision of Chatham as a place for people to live, work and play.

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