Plans have been submitted for a 229-bedroom hotel in The Square, Birmingham.
The plans were submitted by Corstorphine + Wright Architects to replace the four-storey business centre on Ryland Street with a new hotel as well as 440 homes.
The Square consists of two residential buildings; a tall 35 storey building fronting Broad Street and a six-storey building on Ryland Street in Birmingham, and a eight storey hotel building arranged around a central courtyard space.
Documents filed with the council have revealed that the scheme would cost £79m to construct .
The amount of jobs to be created was not disclosed until the go-ahead was granted.
A document submitted to the council on behalf of the applicant said: “The residential development will make a significant contribution to the delivery of homes in a sustainable location with access facilities, services and employment by sustainable modes of transport.
“Residents have secure access and the opportunity to enjoy social, work and leisure spaces within the community.”
It added: “The proposal demonstrates the highest quality of residential proposals in a sustainable location.”