Destiny USA http://waer.org en The New Destiny USA Wing Hops with Live Local Music http://waer.org/post/new-destiny-usa-wing-hops-live-local-music <div>Walk past the new bar World of Beer on Wednesday through Saturday nights, and that corridor on the top floor of Destiny USA resembles an open air corner bar.</div><div> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:23:37 +0000 Mark Bialczak 16320 at http://waer.org The New Destiny USA Wing Hops with Live Local Music Destiny USA Celebrates LEED Gold Anniversary http://waer.org/post/destiny-usa-celebrates-leed-gold-anniversary <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Destiny USA marked its second full year of </span>LEED<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Gold certification Thursday by recognizing 44 store owners for also being energy efficient. The award for “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,” or </span>LEED<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, is given to tenants that meet the sustainability requirements. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:48:28 +0000 Hannah Warren & Scott Willis & Francis Sirois 14912 at http://waer.org Destiny USA Celebrates LEED Gold Anniversary Miner Against Tax Incentives for Hotel at Destiny USA http://waer.org/post/miner-against-tax-incentives-hotel-destiny-usa <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner said Wednesday she does not support any tax breaks for the proposed Destiny USA hotel. &nbsp; Developers sent a letter to the mayor and County Executive Joanie Mahoney last week expressing their intentions to build a $75 million, 252-room hotel on a parking lot across Hiawatha Boulevard. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:13:23 +0000 Hannah Warren & Scott Willis 14285 at http://waer.org Miner Against Tax Incentives for Hotel at Destiny USA Excitement Builds Over Planned Destiny USA Hotel http://waer.org/post/excitement-builds-over-planned-destiny-usa-hotel <p>Syracuse-area tourism officials say the proposed Destiny USA hotel is a great step for generating interest and economic growth in the area. &nbsp; Destiny officials sent a letter to the county executive and mayor expressing their intentions to build a $75 million, 252-room hotel as part of their master plan. &nbsp;Convention and Visitors Bureau President David Holder says Destiny as a destination appears to be coming to fruition, and there are still untapped markets. &nbsp; He says the area is ready for another hotel.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:26:44 +0000 Scott Willis 14091 at http://waer.org Excitement Builds Over Planned Destiny USA Hotel CenterState CEO Economic Forecast Optimistic http://waer.org/post/centerstate-ceo-economic-forecast-optimistic <div>Central New York business leaders got an optimistic economic forecast Thursday at the CenterState CEO, but also found out that their own attitudes may be holding the area back. &nbsp;The corporation hosted a breakfast at the OnCenter to release its <a href="http://www.centerstateceo.com/external/wcpages/wcwebcontent/webcontentpage.aspx?contentid=1976">economic forecast</a>, which suggests better times for 2014. &nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An M&amp;T Bank economist says business growth should be about 2.8%. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:53:17 +0000 Hannah Warren 13209 at http://waer.org CenterState CEO Economic Forecast Optimistic