Georgian businessman Lasha Papashvili said he completed talks with Hilton Worldwide Inc. to construct a $30 million hotel in Tbilisi as a part of his $120 million plan to build hotels nationwide.
“We have plans to build several hotels in Georgia, while one of them will be a Hilton-managed hotel in the city center,” Papashvili said in a phone interview in Tbilisi. “Construction should be complete by 2013.”
Papashvili is a 10 percent shareholder of Bank Republic and manages real-estate company Redix in the Georgian capital.
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