Pflugerville’s first hotel to open next year

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Pflugerville’s first hotel – a 70 room, $5 million Best Western Plus – will open next year.

Construction will begin in 90 days and its completion is expected in mid-2015 at 130 Commerce Center, a mixed-use development under construction at the southwest corner of SH 130 and Pecan Street. The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation approved an economic development agreement that sold the 3-acre tract of land at a discounted price. They will reimburse up to $100,000 of city development fees and provide $25,000 a year for four years to the hotel for marketing and run water, sewer lines, offsite detention and drainage, natural gas and chilled water to the site. They will also make a sign for 130 Commerce Center that will feature Best Western.

The development corporation said the Hawaiian Falls Waterpark and Adventure Park was a big draw for Best Western developers to put a hotel in the city. Hawaiian Falls is expected to attract 300,000 guests annually. Pflugerville has 50,000 residents.

Best Western will be hiring for five full-time positions and 10 part-time jobs in Pflugerville.

Lightwater Hospitality No. 1 and RamRan Holdings are the developers for the new hotel. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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