Frisco-based NewcrestImage broke ground Tuesday on a new 124-room Residence Inn by Marriott at 350 Heritage Drive.

Jagdish Patel, vice president of operations said construction of the hotel, on a nearly 3-acre lot, will take up to a year and they are targeting summer 2014 to open.

Supreme Bright Tyler LLC, a subsidiary of NewcrestImmage, is the owner of the project and filed a building permit with the city of Tyler for “clearing and grubbing” for construction of a four-story hotel and parking improvements.

When the hotel opens, Tyler could have two Residence Inn by Marriott hotels.

Tricia Noyes, general manager of the Residence Inn by Marriott Tyler, at 3303 Troup Highway, said the hotel will not be closing when the second Residence Inn goes up. The Residence Inn built in on Troup Highway in 1985 is owned by Pinnacle Hotel Management, based in Royal Palm Beach, Fla.

VME Process is doing interior and exterior renovations to its 8,352-square-foot office building, at 3733 Shiloh Road, for $500,000. Riley Harris Construction LP is the contractor.

David Tomaino, of Grapevine, filed a building permit for a new tenant improvement for Simply Mac at a 2,547-square-foot space at 4919 S. Broadway Ave., the former Hallmark Card Store in Broadway Market Center. The $70,000 project includes demolishing partitions and fixtures and new construction.

Tyler Independent School District is replacing windows at the Caldwell gymnasium, 300 S. College Ave., for $39,000. WRL General Contractors is the contractor.

First Bank & Trust of East Texas filed a grading permit to clear weeds and bushes for a required survey at 3980 McDonald Road.

Qwik-Bike Inc. filed a temporary-use permit for a children’s benefit held Saturday at 4545 Old Jacksonville Highway.

Sign permits were filed by Grace Community School, 3001 University Blvd., $37,520, Leon’s Signs Inc.; Freedom Financial Group, 2140 Grande Blvd. Suite B, $1,555, Design Center Signs; City Finance, 1701 W. Front St., $5,326, Design Center; and The Rack Hamburger Grill, 2127 S. Broadway Ave., $2,500, TJ Construction.

Commercial temporary power permits were filed for 2211B Roy Road and Palomar Apartments at 5872 Old Jacksonville Highway.


Tim Twaddell is remodeling part of a garage, turning it into a laundry and mud room, and adding a new garage and extending a second-floor game room at 6805 Hollytree Circle for $165,000. David Lowe Homes is the contractor.

Tracy Linsner is adding a carport and breezeway at 3416 Fry Ave. for $30,000.

Lowe’s is replacing 29 windows for Stewart Crutchfield at 2006 Canberra Court for $34,297; one window for John Billingsley at 3627 River Oaks Court for $2,416; and four windows for Robert Moch at 3528 S. Keston Ave. for $2,323.

Joe Carpenter is replacing 10 windows at 3003 Terilinga for $4,344. THD At-Home Services is the contactor.

A-Z Construction is replacing a door for Joe Geibler at 5746 Mustang Trail for $1,275; and for Brenda Moreland at 3606 Cloverdale Drive for $571.

Yes! Communities filed five permits for mobile homes at 2525 Shiloh Road. Troy McGraw is the contractor.

Driveway permits were filed by David Francis at 602 Grace Ave.; Francis Concrete at 6547 Wheaton Court; and Moss Concrete at 6023 Readcoat.

There were also one residential temporary electrical service and 13 HVAC permits filed.


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