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Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Indiana, Headed to the Auction Block


Sheriff’s sale of city’s largest hotel and banquet facility is at 10 a.m. July 11

Columbus, Ind. – SVN Auction Services is promoting the sheriff’s sale of the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus to be held at 10 a.m. July 11 at Bartholomew County Jail and Sheriff’s Office, 543 Second Street, Columbus.  

The 155,563-square-foot center has 253 rooms and conference space for up to 1,000 attendees, making it the largest such facility in the region. The hotel and conference center were built in 1964, and underwent an extensive renovation in 2012.

“This facility hosts most of the community’s largest events, including weddings, fundraisers and conferences,” said Bill Menish, CAI, AARE, senior advisor and real estate auctioneer with SVN Ward Commercial in Louisville, Kentucky, who is handling the sale. “Bookings frequently are made up to a year in advance and the facility is a key economic driver for the city.”

The center is situated on more than 20 acres, and there is significant retail growth in the immediate area surrounding the hotel. Its location at 2408 Jonathan Moore Pike (State Road 46) is next to Interstate 65 and only a one-hour drive from Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Louisville.

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Bill Menish, CAI, AARE, senior advisor and real estate auctioneer, SVN Ward Commercial / 502- 939-0399

Ken Zeszutko, Zeszutko Corp.-PR on behalf of SVN Auction Services / 321-213-1818


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