Architecture & Design - Las Vegas

  • Downtown Summerlin Nears Completion and First Test

    There is always a large amount of chatter regarding big developments, new master-planned communities and ambitious redevelopment projects. But it’s the downtown component that is always polarizing. With Summerlin’s downtown area edging closer to reality, specifically the project formerly known as Summerlin Centre, Howard Hughes Corp’s concept for a new style of large scale development in the area is set to get its trial by combat as homebuyers and businesses will mark the latest phase in the master plan as either a success, or another Vegas bust.

    05 June 2014 01:24
  • MGM Resorts Unveils Plans for The Park, Promenade Linking New York-New York, Monte Carlo

    MGM Resorts International recently unveiled its plan to round out an important part of the Las Vegas Strip where the company currently operates a number of resorts that are experiencing their own changes. The company has announced The Park, a concept that will take shape on the west side of The Strip that was thought up to bridge the area between New York-New York and Monte Carlo.

    14 May 2014 21:51
  • MGM Resorts Plans $86M Expansion of Mandalay Bay Convention Center

    Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino has announced plans to expand its Convention Center in a bid to answer the growing demand for meeting space in the city of Las Vegas. Announced plans for the facility would bring the total amount of available convention space at Mandalay Bay to over two million square feet. The cost of the new developments will cost an estimated $66 million.

    01 May 2014 00:05
  • High-end Summerlin Office Property Hits the Market; Gladstein Group Gets Listing

    A rare opportunity for a high-end office acquisition recently presented itself in the Summerlin master-planned community. Sam Gladstein, the president of the Gladstein Group, was named the exclusive sales agent by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation for the property located at 1701 Village Center Circle. According to a recently issued press statement, the asking price for the listing will stand at around $11.5 million.

    17 April 2014 02:57
  • Sansone Plans $23 Million Makeover for Boulevard Mall

    With the city’s retail market still one of the pillars of its economy, a new refurbishment project was recently announced by commercial real estate firm Sansone Companies. The entity is looking to take an aging Las Vegas shopping center through an extensive renovation process that would add value and revive a once iconic property. Sansone is reportedly set to take The Boulevard Mall retail center through its first major renovation in more than 20 years. The company purchased the property at the end of last year for a fee of $54.5 million.

    30 March 2014 20:19
  • Juno Plans Fall 2014 Opening for Bazaar-Flavored Retail Project on the Strip

    With the office market showing signs of life and the residential market having its best year since the downturn, Las Vegas’ retail market has also seen important boosts in terms of new projects and completions. One of the largest projects of its kind, the Grand Bazaar Shops will attempt to breathe new air into the Las Vegas Strip’s retail profile, betting big on a vibrant new concept of commerce, right at the entrance to Bally’s Las Vegas.

    12 December 2013 18:27
  • CIM Launches Downtown3rd Entertainment District After Makeover

    By Alex Girda, Associate Editor Notwithstanding the struggles experienced by the Las Vegas residential market in recent years, the area is getting repeated reminders that its entertainment, hospitality and gaming sectors are bouncing back nicely. A recent case in point is the makeover of Downtown Grand Las Vegas. Renovated and re-branded Downtown3rd by its developer, [...]

    22 November 2013 23:32
  • The Residences at Mandarin Oriental Reach Sales Milestone

    As the Las Vegas residential market fights for its life, with Nevada’s foreclosures once again at the top of the national chart in a time when homebuilding is at the top of its game, it seems that the market might find a typically flashy savior, considering the context. According to a recently released press statement, one of the city’s most high profile luxury residential properties, The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, has announced strong sales figures for the first six months of its existence.

    19 September 2013 17:13
  • Third Tower at Marriott’s Grand Chateau Tops Out; Court Approves Harmon Tower Demolition

    One of Las Vegas’ most high-profile luxury developments of the year is undoubtedly Marriott’s Grand Chateau project. The three-tower complex that would offer residents a wide range of amenities and villa-style accommodations has only recently reached an important milestone. The general contractor of the project, the Tutor Perini Building Corporation, has topped-out the third tower of the complex, a mere 13 months after breaking ground at the site. The third tower of Marriot Vacation Club’s ambitious project will complete the overall appeal of the development, complementing the other towers that comprise the Grand Chateau.

    28 August 2013 21:39