Laramie, WY – Officials say construction of the University of Wyoming Convention Center is on schedule. Tom Kiel is area manager for Hotel Investment Services. The company is overseeing construction of the Hilton Garden Inn and U-W Convention Center. Kiel says work is about 20 percent complete and says the hotel should be enclosed by the first week of August. He says both the hotel and the convention center buildings should open together in
the first week of next February. Hotel Investment Services is building the hotel and will own it. The company will also manage the convention center, but it will be owned by the U-W Foundation.