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Drury Hotels has announced plans to open a new location in Frisco.

Drury Southwest, Inc., a division of Drury Hotels, announced Feb. 16 that it is constructing a Drury Inn & Suites on the southeast corner of the Dallas North Tollway and Gaylord Parkway. The new hotel is expected to be open in 2017.

“This location is prime for business and leisure travelers,” said Dennis Vollink, president of Drury Southwest, Inc., in a statement. “Its proximity to the Dr Pepper Arena, Dr Pepper Ballpark, IKEA, the Centre at Preston Ridge and the Dallas Cowboys’ World Headquarters and Training Center makes it a perfect location in the growing Platinum Corridor of the DNT.”

The new hotel will be nine-stories and will feature 184 guest rooms and suites, a rooftop pool, a fitness center, meeting spaces and an outdoor observation patio.

“We are excited to welcome Drury Hotels to the Frisco family,” said Frisco Mayor Maher Maso, in a statement. “The family-owned and operated hotel chain prides itself on ‘friendly service and honest value’, which are standards our community values as well, making Frisco a perfect fit for Drury Hotels. Because of its proximity to some of our sports, entertainment, shopping and meeting venues, the Drury Inn & Suites will enhance tourism and quality of life for those who call Frisco home. We appreciate the Drury family’s determination to make Frisco a destination for expanding its business.”