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June 25, 2019

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Convention Center expansion price set at $935 million

The Convention Center

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The $860 million project is set for the site of the former Riviera.

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board today set the maximum price for the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion at $935 million.

The project originally was budgeted for $860 million. The increase reflects a $10.5 million acquisition of a neighboring property, construction additions and changes in the construction market, officials said.

The expansion will include 600,000 square feet of exhibition space and a 25,000-square-foot outdoor events terrace.

The project is being paid for with hotel room-tax revenue.