A public-private partnership has brought convention space and an adjoining full service hotel to Texarkana, Texas. Dallas-based general contractor, Weis Builders delivered the $17 million project early to accommodate the facility’s first local convention.

The Texarkana Convention Center and adjoining Hilton Garden Inn provides 25,000 square feet of flexible event space and 154 guest rooms. The outdoor event plaza and covered patio extend the event space by 6,000 square feet. The Hilton Garden Inn includes upscale suites, pool and whirlpool, fitness center, business center, and full service restaurant.