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WINTER HAVEN — A Tampa-based developer is set to construct another hotel in downtown Winter Haven.

On Monday, the Winter Haven City Commission unanimously approved as part of its consent agenda a developer’s agreement between the city, its community redevelopment agency and Onicx Group.

Onicx is set to build a 130-room Residence Inn by Marriott Hotel on a little over 81,000 square feet at 310 West Central Avenue, on the southwest corner of West Central Avenue and 3rd Street Southwest. Construction is set to begin in June 2022 and wrap by the end of July 2023.

Onicx is the same organization behind the Oak Street parking lot project in Lakeland, where the developer plans to transform 150 surface parking spots into a six-story garage, five-story apartment complex and 3,000 square feet of retail space.

In September, St. Petersburg-based MPH Hotels unveiled its plans to construct a 108-room Staybridge Suites Hotel on 75,000 square feet on 5th Street near Gram Parsons Derry Down. The hotel, which will include a 24-hour fitness center, outdoor pool and patio area, is slated to start construction in March 2022 for a hotel opening date in summer 2023.