Billions being spent on future Strip

The Seattle Times
July 6, 2007


When isn't something new being built in this city? Here's a quick rundown from of what you'll see in the next few years:


The Palazzo Las Vegas - Attached to the Venetian, the 3,000-room high-end Palazzo will offer concierge-level suites and villas, an extension of the Grand Canal Shoppes and its own theater, spa and underground parking garage. Completion set for the end of 2007.


Trump International Hotel & Tower - Donald Trump's first Las Vegas high-rise will be a 1,282-room, non-gaming hotel and condominium across the Strip from the Wynn Las Vegas.


CityCenter - Located between the Bellagio and Monte Carlo, the $7 billion CityCenter will offer four residential developments: Vdara Condo Hotel, The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Veer Tower and Residences at The Harmon, with 2,700 condos, a 4,000-room hotel and casino, a non-gaming boutique hotel and a 500,000-square-foot retail and entertainment complex with 15 to 20 restaurants. Las Palmas Hotel and Residence - A five-star, non-gaming hotel with four 55-story glass towers including 800 suites and 1,000 condos.

Aloft Hotel - W Hotels' new brand, the 230-room Aloft Hotel will be part of a $200 million development known as "Paradise Place," - four boutique hotels with some 800 rooms.

Hard Rock Hotel - The Hard Rock Hotel plans to double its size by turning the parking lot into a 60,000-square-foot convention and meeting space. With a new 15-story, 550-room hotel tower in the works, the Hard Rock Hotel is expanding the pool and The Joint concert venue as well as adding 35,000 square feet to the casino and 30,000 square feet of retail space, bars, restaurants and a spa.


Echelon Place - This complex will have five hotels (the 2,500-room Hotel Echelon, the 650-suite Suites at Echelon, the 860-room Mondrian, the 550-room Delano, and the 350-room Shangri-La), 30 restaurants and bars, four spas, two concert venues, a 300,000-square-foot shopping area and a casino.


Untitled MGM Mirage & Kerzner Venture - MGM Mirage and Kerzner International Holdings announced a multibillion-dollar resort on the northern end of the strip.