Long legal battle may be ahead for Gaylord hotel and huge incentives offered by Aurora, Colorado
City of Aurora attorney Charlie Richardson said the hoteliers filed the petition simply because they want to prevent competition.
Aurora and the state were strung along by Gaylord, fighting hard to win state approval for the incentives, all the while knowing that they were going to sell the business to the Marriott corporation, which they announced in May
“We are looking at a huge financial hit,” said Dick Hinson, senior vice president at the Aurora Economic Development Council. Hinson estimated that Aurora could stand to lose more than 3,000 jobs if the proposed cuts take effect.