Southwest Florida Spends $100 Million on Upgrades

Sunbathers, vacationers and baseball enthusiasts visiting the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel in southwest Florida can visit a new baseball stadium, renourished beaches and newly renovated accommodations. From 2010 to 2012 approximately $101 million was spent on upgrades within the Lee County area.

About a dozen hotels in the area remodeled their guestrooms and upgraded their restaurants. Along with hotels, other nearby natural sites and attractions have gotten a facelift. The City of Fort Myers Yacht Basin spent about $1 million on dock repairs and drinking water improvements. The Estero Island Beach  was saved from damaging erosion with a $4.2 million beach restoration. Also among the many projects, the Boston Red Sox spring training home will be complete by February 2012.

Read more…


Suggested Articles:

Six of Universal Orlando Resort's hotels will open on June 2, while two others will be announced at a later date. Here's what you need to know.

Fairmont's hotels in Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper and Whistler will reopen their doors to guests and visitors on June 1, 2020. Read more here.

The Faroe Islands announced it will open the borders for travelers from Denmark and Iceland on June 15. Here's what you need to know.