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First residents soon to move into former Jean Lafitte Hotel - The Galveston County Daily News : Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

August 20, 2014

First residents soon to move into former Jean Lafitte Hotel

Posted: Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:30 am | Updated: 7:44 am, Fri Oct 18, 2013.

Lafitte feat: It was vacant for decades and became one of downtown Galveston’s biggest eyesores. But after nearly two years, a massive makeover of the former Jean Lafitte Hotel into apartments is complete, save for a few final touches. Look for tenants to begin moving into the building, 2101 Church St., in about two weeks, Sarah Zelczak, director of marketing for developer The ITEX Group, said.

ITEX in 2009 bought the vacant 10-story hotel, built in 1927, from Houston businessman Tracy Suttles, who bought the building in 1999 with plans to convert it into luxury condominiums, but never did.

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