Modesto -- Modesto's Travelers Motel has been sold for $1.4 million. A $1,134,000 loan from taxpayers through the U.S. Small Business Administration was used for the purchase.
The MRVK Hospitality Group from Sacramento County bought the motel Nov. 21. That corporation is run by Kiran and Rajen Khatri. Pushpaben and Damodar Harilal were the former owners.
Travelers is at 710 N. Ninth St. The 21,473-square-foot motel was built in 1950 on nearly three acres.