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Hilton Buys 300 Timeshares at Trump International Hotel

Hilton Buys 300 Timeshares at Trump International Hotel

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor The Trump Organization has sold a big chunk of the Trump International Hotel Las Vegas’ available timeshare units to Hilton Worldwide. According to VegasINC magazine, Trump has unloaded approximately 300 of its condominium units, which will enter Hilton’s timeshare circuit under the Hilton Grand Vacations…

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Developers Detail Plans for $1.5B ‘Health Village’

Developers Detail Plans for $1.5B ‘Health Village’

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Developers of one of the Las Vegas region’s best-kept secrets, the proposed $1.5 billion Union Village complex, submitted an outline to city officials this week that provides details about the development and its concept of “integrated health village.” As reported by the Las Vegas Sun,…

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Henderson’s Vantage Lofts Gets $15M Restart; Ryland Homes Debuts

Henderson’s Vantage Lofts Gets $15M Restart; Ryland Homes Debuts

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor A stalled 20-acre residential development is getting new life after its acquisition by Rothwell Gornt Cos., a venture capital fund. Recently acquired out of bankruptcy, the Vantage Lofts development is set to resume construction and is slated for completion in the next six to nine…

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Henderson Retail Center to Add Cinema, Restaurant Anchors

Henderson Retail Center to Add Cinema, Restaurant Anchors

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor In a bid to step up traffic at Green Valley Town Center in Henderson, American Nevada Co. will unveil an eight-screen, 40,000-square-foot multiplex at the property in October. Galaxy Theatres, the new operator, will fill the void left by a previous operator. The cinema will…

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Third Tower Ready to Rise at Marriott Timeshare Complex

Third Tower Ready to Rise at Marriott Timeshare Complex

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Construction is set to begin on the third tower in Marriott’s Grand Chateau timeshare complex near the Las Vegas Strip. The Marriott Vacation Club, an affiliate of Marriott Vacations Worldwide, will operate the tower after its completion. Scheduled for completion in 2014, the  tower will…

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Plans for Record-Breaking Ferris Wheels on a Roll

Plans for Record-Breaking Ferris Wheels on a Roll

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Caesars Entertainment Corp. has recently announced that its newest eye-catching project is getting off the ground after securing construction permits for what will be the world’s tallest observation wheel, part of Caesars’ LINQ retail, dining and entertainment complex. Dubbed the High Roller, the Ferris wheel…

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MGM Resorts Wins Round on Harmon; Tutor Perini Appeals

MGM Resorts Wins Round on Harmon; Tutor Perini Appeals

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor MGM Resorts International’s woes with the Harmon hotel, part of the CityCenter project, have taken a step toward resolution. The Las Vegas Sun reports that Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez has approved the company’s plans to implode the problematic structure. However, demolition will not go ahead immediately as…

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World’s First Nobu Hotel Targets Boutique Market

World’s First Nobu Hotel Targets Boutique Market

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor A new hotel bearing the name of renowned chef Nobu Matsuhisa is gearing up for a fall opening at Caesars Palace. The world’s first Nobu Hotel will arrive at a time when the city is looking toward niche boutique hotels to attract a new demographic…

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North Las Vegas Welcomes SpringHill Suites by Marriott

North Las Vegas Welcomes SpringHill Suites by Marriott

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor For North Las Vegas, any bit of good news is welcome in market that continues to struggle. Recently SunWest Commercial provided a breath of fresh air in the form of a 94-key SpringHill Suites by Marriott, the first new local hotel in more than four…

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Officials Approve 350-MW Solar Plant North of Las Vegas

Officials Approve 350-MW Solar Plant North of Las Vegas

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Clark County is set for a surge of green energy in the form of a 350-megawatt solar plant about 30 miles north of Las Vegas. The federal government recently approved a facility on a site belonging to the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians, the Las Vegas Sun…

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D.R. Horton Unveils Communities; Hsieh Details Downtown Plans

D.R. Horton Unveils Communities;  Hsieh Details Downtown Plans

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor D.R. Horton, one of the country’s largest homebuilders, recently unveiled two of its newly built residential communities in Las Vegas. The company’s local division recently organized a gathering to officially open their two neighborhoods in the southern part of the city. A development dubbed Silverleaf,…

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McCarran’s New $2.4 Billion Terminal Offers High-End Appeal

McCarran’s New $2.4 Billion Terminal Offers High-End Appeal

By Alex Girda, Associate Editor One of the city’s busiest hot spots will get even more visitors later this month when the $2.4 billion Terminal 3 opens at McCarran International Airport. A recent public preview drew a crowd of 15,000 to take a first look at T3, as the new…

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