Saginaw Chippewa Tribe breaks ground on water park and hotel

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan broke ground on the Soaring Eagle Water Park and Hotel on Monday.

The facility will feature a 45,000-square-foot water park, the largest in the state, a 243-room hotel, a restaurant and meeting space. Construction will take 14 to 16 months.

“This is the beginning of a new direction for the tribe,” Chief Dennis V. Kequom Sr. said at the groundbreaking, Central Michigan Life reported. “We want to turn this area into a destination community.”

Construction will generate 200 jobs. The facility will employ more than 120 people.

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