The old Markham Hotel in downtown Gulfport will be developed under a franchise agreement with a major brand. The building, which has been empty since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, sits across from the Mississippi Aquarium now under development.
The old Markham Hotel in downtown Gulfport will be developed under a franchise agreement with a major brand. The building, which has been empty since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, sits across from the Mississippi Aquarium now under development. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com File
The old Markham Hotel in downtown Gulfport will be developed under a franchise agreement with a major brand. The building, which has been empty since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, sits across from the Mississippi Aquarium now under development. Amanda McCoy amccoy@sunherald.com File

A brand-name hotel is moving into the old Markham building — and that’s not all

August 25, 2017 05:00 AM